North Shore Country Day School
- Since our founding in 1919, North Shore has been an exceptional environment for teaching and learning.
- With rigorous academic pursuit as the cornerstone, North Shore provides a wealth of opportunities for all students to excel - in the classroom and the laboratory, on the stage and the playing field, and in their communities.
- Just as our students are well rounded, so too are our faculty, who bring a variety of talents to the School.
- North Shore Country Day School is a JK-12 community rooted in tradition that challenges each member to develop a passion for active, life-long learning and respect for others.
- Committed to academic excellence, the partnership of students, faculty, parents and alumni fosters intellectually curious, independent and critical thinkers.
- We embrace diversity, knowing we are enriched by different backgrounds, voices and talents.
- The full participation of each student in academics, athletics, arts and activities is a core value.
- We develop self-confident, ethical citizens of the world who embody our motto, Live and Serve.
North Shore Country Day School places among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)|
Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)
Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools (LMAIS)
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Total Students||530 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 31%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||78 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||7:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||12 students|
|Number of AP Courses||16 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Average ACT score||31|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Feb. 1 / rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$35,415|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition 2020-2021JK (1) $12,575 JK (2) $16,875 JK (3) $18,975 SK $21,550 1st - 5th $26,050 6th - 8th $29,075 9th-11th $31,650 12th $31,750JK (1): Mornings only JK (2): Tues. - Thurs. full day, with Mon. and Fri. morning only JK (3): F|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$17,500|
|Admissions Director||Jason Giffen|
|Admissions Associate||Diane Olson|
|Endowment Size||$24 million|
|Total Sports Offered||9 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,|
Cross Country, Field Hockey,
Tennis, Track and Field,
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- Lake Forest Grades: 9-12 | 435 students
1500 W Kennedy Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 615-3248 12.6 9-12
- Arlington Heights Grades: 9-12 | 928 students
1213 E Oakton St
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
(847) 392-4050 12.2 9-12
- Oak Park Grades: 9-12 | 1196 students
505 Washington Blvd
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 386-0127 15.3 9-12
- Arlington Heights Grades: K-9 | 232 students
2550 N Arlington Heights Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
(847) 590-5700 13 K-9
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