Plato Academy is a place where each student has a voice.
Our goal is to nurture children who will become capable and competent individuals.
Competence results from determination and genuine effort.  Students are challenged through thoughtful conversations with their teachers and encouraged to take risks in order to become true problem solvers.
The curriculum is driven by student interest and designed by teachers to meet the needs of all students.
Plato Academy curriculum is interdisciplinary and includes a true commitment to the arts.
We intend for all students to have a well-rounded learning experience that emphasizes intellect and character.
In preparation of becoming the citizens of tomorrow, Plato Academy curriculum also involves students in service to the community.
Plato graduates go to high school confidently prepared for success.
Our graduates are accepted by the finest college prep high schools and go on to distinguish themselves at the colleges of their choice.

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1952
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
87 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Plato Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
12 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Admissions Director
Maria Bolos

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The average private school tuition in Cook County, IL is $9,458 for elementary schools and $16,125 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cook County, IL is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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