Univ Of Chicago Lab School

Tel: (773)702-9451
  • The University of Chicago Laboratory Schools provide an experience-centered, rigorous and well-rounded education for a diverse community.
  • Recognizing that students have a variety of needs at each developmental stage and learn in different ways, the schools are committed to help each student learn to think critically and creatively; cultivate a passion for excellence in academics, the arts, and athletics; master important subject matter; achieve a sense of emotional and physical well-being; celebrate both our cultural differences and our common humanity; gain a sense of personal and community responsibility; and develop a life-long love of learning.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1896

Student Body

Total Students1771 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 31%
Students by GradeUniv Of Chicago Lab School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers211 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses17 courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Tuition Notesvaries depending on grade level
Acceptance Rate
79%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorIrene M. Reed
Admissions AssociateElaine Ervington Woerner
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