Facts & FAQs

Founded in 1995 by parents

Serves: Grades PK3 – 5th

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

Coed

Enrollment: 157

Average Class Size: 21 students

Recognition: Awarded Illinois School of Character and National School of Character

Average Terra Nova Composite Score for 5th grade: above 90%

Advanced Math: Entire school advanced by one year in mathematics

Foreign Language taught: Spanish (grades PK-5th)

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

School Day hours: 8:20 a.m. – 3:05 p.m.

Extended Care: Available from 7:30 – 8:05 a.m. and from 3:20 – 5:30 p.m.

Extra Curricular: Mass Choir (grades 3-5), Chess Scholars (grades K-5), Homework Club (grades 2-5)

Band (grades 4-5), Piano (grades K-3), Classic Book Club (grades 3-5), Drama (grades 4-5)

Cross Country (grades 3-5), Boys Basketball (grade 4-5)

Dress Code: School uniforms

Lunch: Brought from home, hot lunch available every Friday

Feeder School for: The Willows Academy (grades 6-12 for girls) and Northridge Preparatory School (grades 6-12 for boys)

School Mascot: The “Spark”

Official School Candy: Smarties

FAQ

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.