International Schools Guide
|Name||Website / contact details||Curriculum||Number of students||Cost|
|Lycee Francais de Chicago||http://www.lyceechicago.org
Main Campus (pre-school to middle school)
613 West Bittersweet Place
(Irving Park at the Lake)
Chicago, IL 60613
Monday through Friday,
8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
National Louis University Campus (High school only)
122 S. Michigan Avenue, 6th floor, Room 6038.
Chicago, IL 60603
Monday through Friday,
8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
|Pre-school/kindergarten, elementary school (1st through 5th grades), middle school (6 through 9th grades), and high school (10th through 12th grades).
Lycée students follow the French National Curriculum, combined with key American subjects. They are prepared to the French Baccalaureate examination, as well as the finest colleges and universities in North America.
Subjects taught in French: French Language Arts and Literature, Mathematics, Science, Computer Science, Music, Visual Art, Physical Education, World History and Geography (starting in 3rd grade), Philosophy (in 12th grade).
Subjects taught in English: English Language Arts and Literature, Social Studies, American History (starting in 4th grade), Mathematics (in 4th and 5th grades).
|Approximately 560 students.||The tuition for all grades (from Pre-K to 12th grade) was $13,000 for the 2008-2009.|
|British School of Chicago||http://www.britishschool.org/Chicago
British School of Chicago
814 W. Eastman Street
Chicago, IL 60642
|British School of Chicago’s academic program is based on:
– The International Primary Curriculum (IPC).
– The UK National Curriculum.
– The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP).
|550 students||Tuition for 2009/2010
|Francis W. Parker School||http://www.fwparker.org
330 W Webster Ave, Chicago, IL 60614.
Ph: (773) 353-3000
|From elementary to high school.
At the Lower school level, The Francis W. Parker School uses the concept of central topic as an organizing structure for curriculum. Central topic provides an organized, yearlong approach to curriculum that develops a learning setting that in its totality becomes greater than the sum of the individual experiences.
Middle school curriculum: English, Mathematics, Science, Foreign Language (Spanish), History, Dram, Physic Education, Music, Art, Learning Resourcces, Computer, Counseling.
High School curriculum: English, History and social studies, Languages and Cultural studies ( French, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish), Maths, Performing arts (Dance, Music, Television and Theatre arts), Physical education, Science, Visual arts.
|Approximately 900 students.||Tuition fees only are ranging from $20,890 in Junior Kindergarten to $25,760 in 12th grade.
Additional fees are ranging from $170 in JK to $1,620 in 12th grade.
|University of Chicago Lab School||http://www.ucls.uchicago.edu
1362 East 59th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637.
|Community learning, computer science, English, Fine arts, World Language, History and social studies, Home economics, Humanities, Journalism, Library, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Science.||Lower School: 440 students.
Middle School: 475 students.
High School: 450 students.
|Nursery School (Morning Program): $12,882
Nursery/Kindergarten(Full Day): $18,366
Lower School, 1531 N. Dearborn Parkway, Chicago, IL 60610.
Ph.: (312) 582-6200
Middle School, 45 W. North Blvd, Chicago, IL 60610.
Ph.: (312) 582-6300
Upper School, 59 W. North Blvd, Chicago, IL 60610.
Ph.: (312) 582-6000
|Core subject areas are English, math, science, social studies, history, world languages and the arts.
Beyond the classroom: community service and affective education, performing and visual arts, physical fitness and athletics are all integral parts of the Latin curriculum.
|1100 students from JK to 12th grade.||Tuition 2009 -2010: