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Wheaton Academy
  • Private, Christian (General)
  • West Chicago, IL

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Wheaton Academy was excited to safely welcome students on campus during the 2020-2021 school year! Together with a team of health experts, guidance from state and national health sources, and our administration, Wheaton Academy put together a plan for safe in-person learning five days a week. Learn More

Report Card

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

About

900 Prince Crossing Rd
West Chicago, IL 60185

Applying

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

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$16,690
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
33%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Wheaton Academy

Wheaton Academy is a private, Christian high school in West Chicago, Illinois. Established in 1853, our school is guided by our mission to nurture growth in students through relationships, excellence, and service to the glory of God. Named an Exemplary High Performing Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education, Wheaton Academy provides a rigorous educational experience rooted in Biblical truth.

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Wheaton 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
1270
68 responses
Average ACT
29
171 responses

Wheaton Academy Recognized with Blue Ribbon

Wheaton Academy has been named an Exemplary High Performing School by the U.S. Department of Education. In order to be considered for the National Blue Ribbon Award, a school’s students must place in the top 15 percent in the state in English, Language Arts, and Mathematics. Only 1% of the nation’s schools are recognized at current Blue Ribbon Schools.

Culture & Safety

Poll
83%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 23 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 23 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 75 responses
  • Mr. WA and Homecoming
    24%
  • Spring Musical
    16%
  • Senior Trip
    11%
  • Athletic Events
    8%
  • Fine Arts Week
    8%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • Christmas Banquet
    7%

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Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
658
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 26 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 26 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 26 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Poll
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 28 responses
Poll
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 28 responses
Poll
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 28 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  
78%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 18 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 18 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 18 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
$78,116
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,083
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$249,500
National
$217,500

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