Preschool through grade 12 on the hill in downtown Elgin

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Welcome Wednesdays

Welcome Wednesday Campus Tours begin October 5, 2016, 9:00 a.m. Take a "Welcome Wednesday" tour of our campus to see teachers and students in action as they engage in active learning, and to meet with our Director of Admission. Click here to register in advance.

Admission Campus Preview Days

Admission Campus Preview Days are held throughout the year to provide interested students and their parents with an opportunity to learn more about Elgin Academy. You will be provided with a tour of campus, a formal overview of Elgin Academy, and the opportunity to speak informally with faculty, staff, current parents, and students. Check out our next Admission Event. Click here.


The result of last spring's project based learning venture in the Middle School was a successful vegetable garden on the south side of the gym. The yield of tomatoes, cucumbers, and other tasty vegetables was more than the summer faculty and staff could use, so Jane Schock (who we like to refer to as our resident gardener) figured out what to do with the extra bounty. The veggies were added to those from the Glencoe Community Garden and then passed along to Chicago homeless shelters, La Casa Norte Mission and Breakthough Urban Ministries. Our Middle School garden provided healthy, organic food for people who are struggling to get back on their feet. Well done, Ms. Schock and students!

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