Next Generation School

Next Generation School is an independent, private school offering superior educational opportunities in a loving, nurturing environment for students ages six weeks through eighth grade.
Our holistic approach to education enables our students to realize their fullest potential and become life-long learners who can successfully navigate the world.
Our campus, located in southwest Champaign, is arranged into three buildings.
Our Early Education building, 1201 West Windsor, serves children ages six weeks through three years.
Our All-Star building, 2533 Galen Drive, is home to our four year old students, and our Primary and Middle School building is located at 2521 Galen Drive.
The three buildings are connected by a large play field and playground.
A short distance from University of Illinois' campus, our location affords us the opportunity of many enriching experiences for our students.
We have established several partnerships with the University and other community staples all designed to enhance our core academics, Fine Arts and Performing Arts, and STEM education programs.
We invite you to visit our campus and experience first-hand the world of opportunity that awaits your child at Next Generation School.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 432 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,000
  • Average class size: 30 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
2004
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
432 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
94%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Next Generation School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
30 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$500 due at contract signing, remaining tuition due over the course of the 10 month school year.
Admissions Director
Kristin Sandone
Admissions Associate
Krystal Moya

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Cooking Classes, Improv/Acting & Drama, Instrumental Music Lessons, Math Counts Club (competitive), Scholastic Bowl, Social Action Club

School Notes

  • To apply for Early Education Program, please call 217.356.6398 To apply for Primary or Middle School, please call 217.356.6995

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
I'd would to enroll my daughter next year at NGS. She will start Kindergarten. My friends told me that Next Generation is a good school. Is that true? How hard is to get a place? How much is per month? How many classrooms are in Kindergarten? How many children are in each class?Any info I'll appreciate it. Thanks.
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5  
Next Generation is a great school with exceptional academics in its 3 and 4 year old programming. Students take on fun projects like building solar systems and making castles out of the classroom. All faculty is competent, patient, and younger. This is a nice contrast to the more parochial schools around with older teachers. Teaching standards comport with modern educational philosophies.
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5  
Next Generation offers a very competitive Scholastic Bowl program that won the state championship in 2014 and was the state runner up in 2013. NGS Science Bowl team won the Illinois Regional in 2014 and competed in the national competition in Washington, DC.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 432 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,000
  • Average class size: 30 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Champaign County, IL is $9,886 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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