- 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.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Total Students||523 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||$28,350|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition 2015-2016 JK $18,300, SK $20,650, 1st - 5th $24,750, 6th - 8th $26,650, 9th-12th $28,350|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$19,000|
|Admissions Director||Jason Giffen|
|Admissions Associate||Diane Olson|
|Total Sports Offered||10 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Field Hockey,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
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