Facts & FAQs

Founded in 1995 by parents

Serves grades PK3 – 5th

Offers full-day, 5 day PreK for 3 and for 4 year olds


Enrollment: 150

Average class size: 20 students

Recognition: Illinois School of Character, National School of Character

Average Terra Nova Composite score for 5th grade: 90%

Entire school advanced by one year in mathematics

Foreign language taught: Spanish

Where families come from: Chicago and 23 northern, western, and northwestern suburbs

School day hours: 8:20 – 3:05

Extended care: Available from 7:30 – 8:00 a.m. and from 3:20 – 5:30 p.m.

Extra Curriculars: Show Choir (grades 2-5), Chess Scholars (K-5), Homework Club

Dress code: school uniforms

Lunch: brought from home, hot lunch 1 x per month

Feeder School for: The Willows Academy and Northridge Prep

School mascot: The Spark

Official school candy: Smarties


1. After Grade 5, where do students go?

Most go to Northridge Preparatory School, or The Willows Academy. Check out this page for more information.