At Morgan Park Academy we embrace an overriding desire to inspire students to lead lives of purpose, to learn to work hard, to strive for excellence, and to appreciate the diversity that exists in this world.
The mission of MPA is to prepare our students, via a rigorous liberal arts program, to succeed in college and life by helping them to appreciate their own uniqueness as contributing members of a diverse community; develop intellectually, physically, creatively, emotionally, and socially; cultivate personal integrity and social responsibility; and make a positive difference in the world.
Students at Morgan Park Academy will appreciate their own uniqueness as contributing members of a diverse community; develop intellectually, physically, creatively, emotionally, and socially; and cultivate personal integrity and social responsibility.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 452 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,000
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students
452 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
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Admissions Associate
Allie Bowles&Yvonne Armstrong

Sports

Total Sports Offered
8 sports

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 452 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,000
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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