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PK-8|Private
240 students
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School leader:  Tim Costello
1825 Miner St
Des Plaines, IL 60016

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(847) 827-7880
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"SAA provides a stimulating environment for gifted children."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), World languages, Humanities, Mathematics...
  • Arts
    Graphics, Technical design and production...
  • World languages
    French, Latin, Spanish
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83 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · July 14, 2016
My son has been a part of the SAA family for quite a few years. I feel the most important part is EVERYONE at the school knows him and is looking out for his best interests. There is no difference in academic to participation to the arts/music or... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 26, 2016
Whether you live in the City or the Suburbs, it’s likely that your local public school faces some big challenges, including: large class sizes, uncertain funding streams, and onerous testing requirements. With a focus on teaching for the test,... more

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · January 12, 2016
Significant emphasis is placed on Social Emotional Learning; every teacher and staff is trained to incorporate this in the curriculum. The students are mentored in all areas of development: finding their own voice, respect and support of their... more

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Submitted by a parent · January 12, 2016
My daughter attended a 'great' public elementary school from kindergarten through 3rd grade. My daughter was extremely engaged and excited about school early on, but gradually became more frustrated, bored, and actually started acting out, which... more

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The unifying mission of Science & Arts Academy is to provide a stimulating environment in which intellectually or creatively gifted children can realize and learn to celebrate their full academic and artistic potential.

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Last modified: July 14, 2016
Last modified Science & Arts Academy is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
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