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Catherine Cook School
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  • Private
  • CHICAGO, IL

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Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$32,010
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
12%
Average Financial Aid
$21,650
From Catherine Cook School

Catherine Cook School is a community of learners committed to the core values of curiosity, connection, and compassion. From age 3 through 8th grade, Cook provides an inquiry-based academic program that lets students explore their interests, develop empathy, build strong relationships and, most importantly, have fun!

Ask any parent what they love most about Catherine Cook, and you’re likely to get the same response: the teachers are amazing! Our incredible faculty use evidence-based practices, innovative curriculum design, nurturing guidance, and a growth mindset to engage students and lead them to their full potential.

Catherine Cook graduates are confident in their abilities as they continue their education at the top high schools in Chicago and across the country. From selective enrollment public high schools to independent boarding schools, our High School Placement Director works with families to find a school that is the best fit for their strengths, challenges, and goals.

School Details

Grades
PK, K-8
Students
462
Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Full-Time Teachers
54
Part-Time Teachers
1

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Students

Students
462
Gender
  • Female
    47%
  • Male
    53%
  • Non-Binary
    <1%
Student Diversity
  • White
    70.1%
  • Multiracial
    8.4%
  • Asian
    7.6%
  • Hispanic
    6.1%
  • African American
    5.6%
  • Unknown
    1.9%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.2%
  • International
    0%
  • Native American
    0%

Preschool

Annual Cost
$28,290
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
3 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    Yes

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Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$130,657
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,820
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$588,316
National
$229,800

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