The Willows Academy

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Student Enrollment: 223
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  • Address
  • 1012 E Thacker St
  • Des Plaines, IL 60016
  • Phone
  • (847) 824-6900

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School Description

The Willows Academy enrolls 223 middle and high school students from grades 6-12. It is located in Des Plaines, IL, which is a highly populated city with a median household income of $53,638.

School Operational Details
  • Enrolls Only Female Students
School Days and Hours
  • School Days Per Year: 180
  • School Hours Per Day: 7
School Religious Orientation
  • Roman Catholic
    Archdiocese of Chicago, IL
School Associations
  • National Coalition of Girls' Schools (NCGS)
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 223
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 23.4
    Full-Time Teachers: 22
    Part-Time Teachers: 3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 9.5
  • Percent Minority Students: 19.7%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: - (-)
  • Females: 223 (100.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
The Willows Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black--
Asian146.3%
Hispanic3013.5%
White17980.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For The Willows Academy
  Number Percent
6th Grade156.7%
7th Grade2712.1%
8th Grade2812.6%
9th Grade2611.7%
10th Grade3214.3%
11th Grade4721.1%
12th Grade4821.5%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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