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Wheaton Academy is a private, Christian high school in West Chicago, Illinois.
Established in 1853, our school is guided by our mission to nurture growth in students through relationships, excellence, and service to the glory of God.
Named a Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education, Wheaton Academy provides a rigorous educational experience rooted in Biblical truth.

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Top Rankings

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

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1853
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2019

Student Body

Total Students
660 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Wheaton Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
53%
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
22 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Economics, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP French Language and Culture, AP Modern World History, AP Music Theory, AP Physics C, AP Psychology, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art: 2D Design/Drawing, AP United States History, AP United States/AP Comparative Government and Politics
Average ACT score
26
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
33%
Admissions Director
Brittany Klenke
Admissions Associate
Amy Burdett

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School Notes

  • Wheaton Academy has been named an Exemplary High Performing School by the U.S. Department of Education. In order to be considered for the National Blue Ribbon Award, a school`s students must place in the top 15 percent in the state in English, Language Arts, and Mathematics. Only 1% of the nation`s schools are recognized at current Blue Ribbon Schools.
Source: Verified school update

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