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Please join us for our next Admission event!

At Elgin Academy, we’re personally committed to knowing and inspiring every child who finds a second home on our campus. The best way to see what taking learning personally could mean for your child is to come see us in person.

Click here for more information or to register for a Campus Preview Day or Touring Tuesdays.

EA at Elgin Winter Wonderland

The Elgin Academy Admissions & Marketing Team will be at Downtown Elgin's Winter Wonderland this Saturday, December 2nd from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. The event is free and includes an indoor holiday craft market, food trucks, live holiday music, carriage rides, live reindeer, a petting zoo, tons of free kids activities, and pictures with Santa. We will assist kids in making a yummy holiday treat, and of course, we will be sharing stories about our fantastic school!  We hope to see you there!

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On November 30th, Upper School students welcomed our eighth-graders to Move-Up Day. Our oldest Middle Schoolers got to see what it will be like next year when they too are Upper School students. Each eighth-grader was paired with an older student and attended classes with them throughout the day.

We invite our eighth-grade students to return to campus with their parents for Campus Preview Day for 9th - 12th grades, on Thursday evening, December 7th from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. The evening will begin on the 4th Floor of the Rider Center in the Commons. The event will include:

  • Tours conducted by Student Ambassadors.
  • Details about the Upper School curriculum and co-curricular activities.
  • Information about our College Counseling Program. 
  • Interactive teaching demonstrations by Upper School faculty.
  • Q & A session with administrators, faculty, staff, and students.

Please RSVP at so we can have prepare for your visit. Feel free to invite your friends and neighbors. Your invitation has the potential to change that student's life!

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Tuesday Tours

Take a 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 provide interested students and their parents with an opportunity to learn more about Elgin Academy. Take a tour of campus, get an overview of Elgin Academy, and the opportunity to speak with faculty, staff, current parents, and students. Check out our next Admission Event. Click here.

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