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  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Sports
    A
Latin School of Chicago is a top rated, private school located in Chicago, IL. It has 1,155 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 8 to 1. Tuition is $33,425 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 99% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$33,425
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
Average Financial Aid

Latin School of Chicago Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
Average SAT
1370
64 responses
Average ACT
31
142 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
72%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.18 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.18 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 33 responses
  • Project Week
    42%
  • The Loyola and DePaul basketball games.
    24%
  • The plays.
    21%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    3%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,155
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.20 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.20 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.20 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Poll
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.20 responses
Poll
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.20 responses
Poll
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.20 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.11 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.11 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.11 responses
Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    A
  3. Housing
    B-
Median Household Income
$108,517
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,598
National
$949
Median Home Value
$489,179
National
$184,700
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Latin School of Chicago Reviews

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I am an alum who attended middle school and high school. The overall quality of my education was solid and I was prepared academically for both college and grad school. I was destroyed there emotionally though. The teachers and administrators will cut you down and chip away at your self esteem at every opportunity and the students (esp the lifers) are ruthless (even to a “popular” child such as myself). There are issues with drugs, racism, anti semitism and classism. The people who buy their incredible prestige PR should look deeper at their own motivation for choosing this school and think twice before subjecting their child to such abuse...there are far better options if you have or want an educated, kind and happy child.
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I have been here for a while and the school is very intriguing. Latin's academics are great, and have helped me in many ways to learn things that I have not been able to understand in previous schools. My only problem is that the social scene is a little bit cliquey and students (including myself occasionally) feel obligated to be sad about being left out. This includes parties of about twenty to thirty kids every weekend that is streamed on social media so others can see. Some students also participate in alcohol and e-cigarette behavior, although that is a minority, it usually is the kids at the parties. But otherwise, I love Latin and I am proud to be a Roman!
When you're inside the Latin School of Chicago, you'll feel like you're in a spacial place, and maybe you'll find a way for yourself there as a student or teacher. There are times you will enjoy the experience. When it's all over, though, you will look back and realize that the Latin School of Chicago hollowed you out and filled you up with something dense and immovable, something that weighed you down so you could never move the way you wanted to. You'll realize you are not the same as you used to be, and not in a good way.