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CurriculumsIB and Montessori
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 14 to 18
Yearly fees: Not public
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 13 students / class
Maximum 17 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2020/2021.

Address: 1574 Sherman Avenue Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
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Number of students

217

Max. number of students per class

17

Average number of students per class

13

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

No

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, French, Arabic

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Uniform required

No

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Assessment and interview

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

December 15

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

No

School start time

8:45

School finish time

15:30

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Science Olympiad, Model UN, Scholastic Bowl, Yearbook and many other clubs. We also offer after school athletics and arts programming.

School provided lunches

No

Sports facilities at the school

We use sports facilities in and around the city of Evanston (e.g., McGaw YMCA, James Park).

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Beacon Academy brings together independent school best practices and challenging curriculum with the independence, freedom, and student-centered methods of Montessori. It is also an International Baccalaureate school.

Teaching approach of the school

Students experience a learning community that inspires self-motivation and personal challenge and celebrates intellectual, cultural, and socioeconomic diversity.

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