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Morgan Park Academy
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  • Private
  • CHICAGO, IL

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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 minus
  6. Sports
    grade C+

About

Applying

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

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$24,500
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
No data available  
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Morgan Park Academy

Founded in 1873, Morgan Park Academy is driven by a mission to engage the whole child, inspire the independent learner, and prepare the global leader of tomorrow to make a positive difference in the world.

Class sizes are intentionally kept small so that students can speak up and stand out, developing genuine relationships with teachers that foster achievement and create a sense of community.

MPA students broaden and deepen their thinking beyond the boundaries of campus, city, and country, emerging as confident young adults, original thinkers, and creative problem solvers. They progress into the next stages of their lives well-prepared for advanced college coursework and poised to meet and exceed the high expectations that they refined at MPA.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1310
30 responses
Average ACT
26
66 responses

Meeting the Challenges of COVID-19

From remote learning to safely reopening campus, Morgan Park Academy faculty and staff drew on deep reserves of skill and knowledge, creativity, flexibility, and dedication, working together to continue providing an exceptional educational experience for MPA students and families in an unprecedented time.

Culture & Safety

Poll
94%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 17 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 17 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 60 responses
  • Project Week
    30%
  • Academy Day
    17%
  • Homecoming
    15%
  • Senior Trip
    13%
  • Pie day
    12%
  • Classroom Parties
    7%
  • Pep rallies
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
423
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 18 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 18 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 18 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$14,500
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
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    No data available  

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Poll
96%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 24 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 24 responses
Poll
96%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 24 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
71%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 17 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 17 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 17 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 C+
Median Household Income
$67,082
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,140
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$193,238
National
$217,500

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