Founded in 1873, Morgan Park Academy is a coeducational, college preparatory, independent day school dedicated to preparing students to pursue the highest levels of educational excellence with an emphasis on independent thinking and scholarship. We reflect a wide array of diversity and apply a global lens to the curriculum to prepare students to act as leaders in the dynamic world of the future. We also expect students to live up to the highest standards of human values. Our track record shows that Morgan Park Academy students consistently succeed in college and embrace leadership roles throughout their lives. A stimulating, time-tested curriculum complements our highly motivated faculty. We have some of the smallest class sizes among the top schools in Illinois. Morgan Park Academy provides an engaging, personal learning experience for students from Preschool through High School.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 475 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $24,900
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Morgan Park Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1873
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
475 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
75%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Morgan Park Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
15 students
Advanced Courses
Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Science, Literature, World Languages
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniforms

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
We have an indexed tuition model. Please visit our website to learn more.
% on Financial Aid
70%
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Associate
Allie Bowles&Yvonne Armstrong

Sports

Total Sports Offered
8 sports
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Morgan Park Academy cost?

Morgan Park Academy's tuition is approximately $24,900 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Morgan Park Academy?

The acceptance rate of Morgan Park Academy is 80%, which is lower than the national average of 91%. Morgan Park Academy's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Illinois with low acceptance rates.

Does Morgan Park Academy offer a summer program?

Yes, Morgan Park Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What sports does Morgan Park Academy offer?

Morgan Park Academy offers 8 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis and Volleyball. Morgan Park Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for most sports offered.

What is Morgan Park Academy's ranking?
When is the application deadline for Morgan Park Academy?

The application deadline for Morgan Park Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 475 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $24,900
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $10,536 for elementary schools and $17,857 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Chicago, IL is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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