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Kindergarten class learning about drawing from art teacher

Situated on a hill overlooking downtown Elgin and the Fox River, Elgin Academy offers a quaint, college-like quad where students of all ages interact as a vibrant community.

Elgin Academy offers a full range of opportunities that provide an exceptional student experience. 

We Can’t Wait to Meet You!

We invite you to visit Elgin Academy in-person to gain a deeper understanding of our unique student experience. 

Take an in-person tour of our beautiful campus and facilties. Get a look inside our classrooms and learn more about Elgin Academy. 

Join an upcoming admission event and learn more about Elgin Academy's programs, tour our campus, hear from our teachers, administrators, and parents.

We're excited to share all Elgin Academy has to offer!


The best way to gain a sense of Elgin Academy’s differentiated experience is to visit us. When you tour our campus, meet our educators, see our students in action, and get to know our community, you’ll know immediately that this is the place for your family.

Campus Tours

A tour is a great first step in the admissions process. As you take in Elgin Academy's beautiful campus you will be able to observe our teachers and students in action as they engage in community. Our knowledgeable staff will provide you details on our admissions process and describe our unique approach to educating the next generation of students ready to make a positive impact on the world. By the end of your tour, you will have experienced the Elgin Academy community first-hand.

Just choose a time that works best for you on our tour calendar. All tours are personal and students are welcome to attend. We are excited to meet your family.


PEAK Information Session - Saturday, February 4th, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Please join us on Saturday, February 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for an information session regarding this immersive experience that ‘unlocks’ language for students diagnosed with dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia. 

EA is the only EC-12 school in the region offering an approach that specifically remediates language based learning differences offering students multisensory instruction in the Orton-Gillingham Approach, a cohort style with a student-teacher ratio no larger than 5:1, and school days that combine time in the cohorts and time integrated into other classes to interact with a broader group of students.

The 2-hour information session will include:

  • A tour of the PEAK classrooms
  • An introduction to the PEAK faculty, who are credentialed specialists
  • An overview of the Orton-Gillingham Approach
  • Demonstrations of different forms of multisensory instruction
  • An in-depth Question and Answer session

We are excited to share more about PEAK and help you discover how your student can gain back hope and their love of learning.

RSVP Today!