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Elgin Academy
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  • Private
  • ELGIN, IL

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Here you will find the very latest information about Elgin Academy's COVID response, as well as, past community updates. Additionally we will post the most recent updated policies to EA's Together on the Hilltop plan. Learn More

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Sports
    grade B

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$27,000
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
43%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
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At Elgin Academy, taking learning personally defines every aspect of our close-knit school community. In our intentionally small-scaled classrooms, we create empowered learners from preschool through grade 12 who are willing to take academic risks that enable them to grow in self-confidence. We invite you into a conversation about how your family might fit at our private academy.

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Elgin Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1290
33 responses
Average ACT
29
59 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 5 responses
Poll
40%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 5 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 12 responses
  • Spring Carnival
    33%
  • Trip Week
    25%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • J-Term
    8%
  • none
    8%
  • Spirit Week
    8%

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Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
300
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 5 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 5 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 5 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 7 responses
Poll
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 7 responses
Poll
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 7 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
33%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 3 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 3 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 3 responses

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$69,041
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,069
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$186,000
National
$217,500

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