West Town Academy

West Town Academy includes school-to-work curriculum including college, career and vocational counseling; drama, yearbook, newspaper, student council, senior prom; ACT prep, college placement, and cultural enrichment field-trips; formal graduation with a state-certified diploma.
We accept students who are between 16 and 21 years of age; no longer in school; are responsible, committed to learning and punctual; and are ready to work to improve yourself and the community.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12

Student Body

Total Students180 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade West Town Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to West Town Academy is Ucan Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is St. Malachy Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago
    Grades: PK-8 | 246 students
    0.3 miles
    2252 W Washington Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60612
    (312) 733-2252
    0.3 PK-8
    246
  • Chicago
    Ucan Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 93 students
    0.3 miles
    3110 W Grand Ave
    Chicago, IL 60622
    (773) 722-3097
    0.3 1-12
    93
  • Chicago
    Grades: 9-12 | 145 students
    0.4 miles
    524 N. Wolcott Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60622
    (312) 610-4900
    0.4 9-12
    145
  • Chicago
    Esperanza Therapeutic School
    Esperanza Therapeutic School Photo - Esperanza School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 49 students
    0.6 miles
    520 N Marshfield Ave
    Chicago, IL 60622
    (312) 243-6097
    0.6 1-12
    49
  • Chicago
    Grades: PK-8 | 156 students
    0.7 miles
    2200 West Rice Street
    Chicago, IL 60622
    (773) 384-7243
    0.7 PK-8
    156

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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $8,605 for elementary schools and $16,816 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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