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Science & Arts Academy
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  • Private
  • DES PLAINES, IL

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We will continue to implement mitigation strategies recommended by public health experts to ensure as safe a learning environment as possible, while carrying out our mission each and every day.

Report Card

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A

About

Applying

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

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$23,950
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
38%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Science & Arts Academy

Science & Arts Academy educates gifted children in an academically differentiated and enriched environment while recognizing the unique development of each child. Our supportive community encourages students to embrace their potential and cultivates their academic abilities, creative talents, and emotional growth.

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Academics: Where Gifted Children Thrive

The SAA experience is not a one size fits all program, but a differentiated program designed to cultivate the academic abilities, creative talents, and emotional growth of each SAA student. ​SAA offers a carefully balanced program, utilizing methodologies and approaches that assist gifted children in understanding the full capacity of their intellectual, artistic, social, and creative potential.

School Details

Grades
PK, K-8
Students
251
Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Full-Time Teachers
35
Part-Time Teachers
5

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Students

Students
251
Gender
  • Female
    42%
  • Male
    58%
Student Diversity
  • White
    44.2%
  • Asian
    27.1%
  • Unknown
    10%
  • Multiracial
    8.8%
  • Hispanic
    8%
  • African American
    1.6%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.4%
  • International
    0%
  • Native American
    0%

Preschool

Annual Cost
$20,950
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
4 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
No data available  
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

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$69,760
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,144
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$256,700
National
$217,500

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