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School leader Dr. John W. Cooper

Programs

Classes

7
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
6
Music
including: Vocal lessons / coaching
3
Languages
including: Latin
Music Band
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Choir / Chorus
Chamber music
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Drama
Improv
Creative writing
Poetry
Media arts Video and film production
Technical design and production
Visual arts Photography
Painting
Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught French
Latin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Science
Technology
Arts (all)
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Accelerated credit learning
Honors track

Support

16
Facilities
including: Music room
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
College presentations or information sessions
SAT/ACT prep classes
Facilities Cafeteria
Computer
Gym
Library
Playground
Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
College / career center
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Music room
Parent center
Performance stage
Science lab

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 76% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 16% 4%
Black 4% 18%
Hispanic 4% 24%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

9
Girls Sports
including: Golf
7
Boys Sports
including: Tennis
1
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Field hockey
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Baseball
Cross country
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Clubs Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Parent Association, Athletic Booster Club, Patrons of the Arts, Alumni Association
Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Ivy League
  Local
  Out of State

Awards

Academic award National Merit Scholarship
Year received 2009
Academic award American History Essay
Year received 2010
Academic award Daily Herald Fox Valley Academic Team
Year received 2011

Teachers

8
Staff
including: PE instructor
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Security personnel
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Latin

Enrollment

Learn more Www.elginacademy.org
Application or enrollment process Yes
Financial aid offered Yes

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012