- The Latin School Of Chicago is a co-educational independent day school for students in grades junior kindergarten through twelve. The Latin School seeks to be one of the finest independent schools in the nation.
- To achieve this goal, the School is committed to educating students to lead lives of purpose and excellence; enabling students to develop their individual talents and abilities, and encouraging them to appreciate learning as a lifelong endeavor; creating an educational environment in which the pursuit of academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by a concern for the moral, physical, psychological, and aesthetic development of each student; providing a supportive school experience in which students develop a strong sense of self-esteem in an atmosphere of mutual respect; preparing students for success in college and beyond, and being a diverse school community that respects cultural differences and appreciates the common experiences that bring us together.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Total Students||1130 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 31%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||134 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||8:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
Finances and Admission
|% on Financial Aid||
|Total Sports Offered||17 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water PoloBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Field Hockey,
Golf, Ice Hockey,
Tennis, Track and Field,
Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball,
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- School Location Miles Grades Students
ChicagoGrades: NS-12 | 1771 students
1362 E 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
ChicagoGrades: NS-8 | 569 students
226 W Schiller St
Chicago, IL 60610
ChicagoGrades: PK-12 | 907 students
330 W Webster Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
ChicagoGrades: NS-5 | 521 students
814 W. Eastman Street
Chicago, IL 60642
ChicagoGrades: PK-8 | 80 students
900 N Franklin St Ste 104
Chicago, IL 60610
My son's prior school went only till 8th grade; so it was necessary to compete for spots in either private or selective enrollment high schools. Despite years of panic, my son actually had several good choices including Northside and I.B, but ended up choosing Latin. He has never regretted his decision. I must admit, as parents, we were concerned that it could by socially challenging to enter a school where many had attended since JK; but the kids were quite welcoming, and he has made many great friends. Again, speaking as a parent, I couldn't be happier with the kids that comprise his circle of friends, they are, without exception smart, driven to succeed, yet empathetic and supportive of one another. I know Latin in the eyes of some, still has this image as just a place for "Rich kids"; and yes, my son does have some friends that come from great wealth, but some of his closest friends are attending based of financial aid, and it makes no difference. Its frowned upon to be too showy. The small class sizes are wonderful, if I text a member of the facility they will respond immediately, though they rather the kids self advocate. The teachers really know and care about the kids. If you want a school where you can hide in the back row-this is not the school for you. Latin has an amazing drama department, with two full-time drama teachers, and one full-time set and lighting instructor. No football, but they have most every other sport-all are no-cut. My son is now a junior at Northwestern, and he has told me that Latin properly prepared him for the challenges of a highly competitive university.
- Posted by Parent - Larry Lubell
bernice martin looking for her high school diploma at latin high school I hope you can find it not should of the year grad, in 1989 was student then not now
- Posted by Student/Alumni - berni
April 21, 2017
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