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GEMS World Academy Chicago
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  • Private
  • CHICAGO, IL

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
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  3. Teachers
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About

Applying

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

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$36,000
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
40%
Average Financial Aid
$12,000
From GEMS World Academy Chicago

GEMS World Academy Chicago is an independent school in the heart of downtown Chicago serving students in preschool through eighth grade, and is the first such school in the United States from award-winning educator GEMS Education. Our mission is to “inspire inquiring, knowledgeable, reflective, and intercultural learners to become morally responsible leaders with the skills and attributes necessary to create a more connected and prosperous world.”

Through the use of the rigorous International Baccalaureate (IB) program and thoughtfully integrated technology, world languages, field experiences, and Chicago Curriculum, our students learn locally and think globally. They develop the skills and perspective necessary for thriving in an increasingly interconnected world. Our outstanding faculty creates learning opportunities for our students to gain deep content knowledge to prepare them for the rigors of university, while developing a global, active, problem-solving mindset.

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International Baccalaureate World School

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GEMS World Academy Chicago is a preschool - 8th grade independent school located in the heart of downtown Chicago. By implementing a continuous IB program from the Primary Years Program, the Middle Years Program, and the Diploma Program , we are able to equip students with a “passport for success in life." We encourage students to challenge convention and become the change-agents of tomorrow.

School Details

Grades
PK, K-8
Students
440
Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Full-Time Teachers
63
Part-Time Teachers
No data available  

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Students

Students
440
Gender
Data Not Available
Student Diversity
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Preschool

Annual Cost
$29,900
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
8:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
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  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    No data available  

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Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$126,476
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$2,432
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$493,338
National
$281,900

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