1574 Sherman Avenue Evanston IL 60201Email: email@example.com
School Type: Day
Student Body: coed
Head of School: Marja Brandon
Admissions Director: Willow Walker
Grade 9 - Grade 12
Beacon Academy is an independent Montessori and IB high school. Our rigorous and engaging curriculum provides students with the opportunity to think for themselves, collaborate and work in teams, and interact with the outside world by working on authentic problems. Located in downtown Evanston in close proximity to public transportation, Beacon attracts a diverse community of learners from all over the Chicagoland area. Shared space and a relational approach to learning foster strong connections between students and faculty, both in and out of the classroom.
Extracurricular offerings include athletics and arts opportunities, student-led clubs, a robust service learning programming, and unique opportunities for domestic and international travel. Upon graduation, students matriculate to a wide variety of selective schools throughout the United States and abroad, both large and small, public and private.