New Life Academy

  • Founded in 1973, New Life Academy, a ministry of New Life Covenant, is an urban Pre-K3 thru 8th grade school located in the Humboldt Park/Logan Square communities of Chicago.
  • We are committed to rigorous academics while balancing our program with art, music, Spanish, technology and physical education. Maintaining a low teacher-student ratio of 1:20, we have proudly prepared hundreds of youth for acceptance and entrance into Chicago's top-ranked high schools.
  • Our faculty have embraced their callings and are dedicated to instilling a Christian worldview and developing servants who both STAND and SPEAK!.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Teachers and Schools (ACTS)
Christian Schools International (CSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1973
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students99 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
96%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade New Life Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki pants, navy collared polos )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,500
Tuition NotesMultiple child discount available
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions AssociateOlga Contreras

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Baking, Chess, Story Writing, Wacky Science

Arts and Music Programs:
Arts & Crafts, Knitting, Violin

School Notes

  • New Life Academy provides a quality education from a Christian perspective, equipping students to become leaders to serve God and family, and to positively impact their community and the world. New Life Academy is committed to providing sudents with a comprehensive, Bible-based, and pre-college preparatory educational program of uncompromising quality within a stimulating and nurturing environment. From our weekly art, spanish, dance, and music classes to our advanced mathematics courses, NLA is providing our students with an education that develops the Christian mind, nurtures the soul, and shapes the characterfor today and the future. Graduates of Salem Christian School have attended Whitney Young, Walter Payton, Lane Tech, Northside College Prep, Gordon Tech, Lincoln Park Honors, Chicago Hope Academy, and a variety of public schools.

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    Chicago, IL 60641
    (773)252-0970
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    Grades: PK-8 | 170 students
    3.9 miles
    1240 S Pulaski Rd
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773)542-0663
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