Details overview

Hours 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
School leader Colleen Odegaard
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 105

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Engineering
Environmental
World languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Social justice
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based
Reggio Emilia
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Photography
1
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
2
Languages
including: French
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Poetry
Dance
Media arts Video and film production
Graphics
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
World languages taught Spanish
French
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered French
Spanish

Support

3
Facilities
including: Access to farm or natural area
Facilities None
Access to farm or natural area
Garden / Greenhouse
Extra learning resources None
Level of special education programming None
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age Infant

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Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Gymnastics
2
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
Girls sports Basketball
Gymnastics
Boys sports Gymnastics
Basketball
Boys sports (misc.) Yoga
Girls sports (misc.) Yoga
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:00 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) School Committees
Parent involvement Volunteer in the classroom
Join PTO / PTA
Present special topics during curricular units
Attend parent nights

Teachers

7
Staff
including: Gardening teacher
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Music teacher
PE instructor
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Nature Explore
Partner website Nartureexplore.org

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.elmhurstacademy.com/#!request-a-tour/c1g3t
Type of application deadline Rolling
Vouchers accepted No