Mary Sears Childrens Academy

  • Grades: PK-4
  • Student Enrollment: 128
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4 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
  • Address
  • 15533 W 129th St
  • Lemont, IL 60439
  • Phone
  • (630) 257-0088

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School Description

Mary Sears Childrens Academy enrolls 128 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-4. It is located in Lemont, IL, which is a medium sized city with a median household income of $70,563.

School Operational Details
  • Alternative School
  • Students Have Access to a Library or Media Center
School Days and Hours
  • School Days Per Year: 250
    Note: Kindergarten Operates Five Days Per Week
  • School Hours Per Day: 3
    Note: Kindergarten Operates on a Full Day Schedule
School Religious Orientation
  • Christian
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4 reviews for Mary Sears Childrens Academy

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on May 19, 2011
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The poor reviews about this school are absolutely correct! I can vouch from experience and regret ever using this "school". Do NOT send your children here! None of the “teachers” are certified and anyone in a position of power is related. They are given carte blanche to do or say whatever they want. They put on a lovely show for parents about how the “children come first”. After the parents leave they just let children sit and cry, and actually yell at staffers who try to comfort the children! The school “rules” state that children should “never be talked down to”, but this is routinely ignored by bitter and mean sarcastic “teachers” who demean the children and mock them. They would routinely make up new “rules” on the spot that didn’t exist before, and spend more time spying on each other and engaging in gossip than watching their own classrooms. They break their own “rules” about how males are not to be with the children when they go to the bathroom. I know what my children experienced and they are NOT liars. Mary Sears is terrible!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 26, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Mary Sears is awesome. Great program, great staff, and my children absolutely love it. I couldn't be happier.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on June 18, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My children are extremely happy here and I could not be happier with the staff and the education they are receiving. Everyone is so involved and the school is bright open and clean. The staff and directors are so helpful and kind. It puts me at ease while I am at work knowing that my children are safe.
  • Reviewed by on September 05, 2006
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Mary Sears proves to be a wonderful environment for my daughter. Lots of activities and lots of learning. All the teachers and aids seem very involved and my daughter has learned a lot. Manners are also a big part of their ciriculum. She started at 7 months old and is going on 4 yrs old.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 128
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 3.0
    Full-Time Teachers: 3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 9.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 26 (20.3%)
  • Females: 102 (79.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Mary Sears Childrens Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black--
Asian--
Hispanic--
White2922.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Mary Sears Childrens Academy
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten9977.3%
Kindergarten1511.7%
1st Grade75.5%
2nd Grade32.3%
3rd Grade21.6%
4th Grade21.6%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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