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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: 10-12
  • Enrollment: 180 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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West Town Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 10-12

Student Body

Total Students
180 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
West Town Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the application deadline for West Town Academy?
The application deadline for West Town Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
What neighborhood is West Town Academy located?
West Town Academy is located in the Near West Side neighborhood of Chicago, IL. There are 7 other private schools located in Near West Side.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: 10-12
  • Enrollment: 180 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $10,907 for elementary schools and $18,812 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Chicago, IL is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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