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Forming Intellect & Character Through a Classically Based Education

The mission of Kingswood Academy is to assist parents, the primary educators of their children, in cultivating the human virtues, promoting academic excellence, and teaching the Catholic faith.  Kingswood offers students a classically based education with proven results.

Kingswood Academy Highlights

  • School founded in 1996
  • Grades Pre-Kindergarten through 8th
  • Classically based curriculum (K-8)
  • Montessori/Traditional Pre-Kindergarten (full & 1/2 day)
  • Low student-teacher ratio of ~15:1
  • Award-winning Character Education program
  • Test scores well above national average
  • Knight of Honor, High Honors & Honors achievements 5th grade and above
  • School-wide weekly Mass
  • Recognized by Joliet Diocese as independent Catholic school meeting catechesis standards for Diocese

Kingswood attracts families from many surrounding Chicago suburbs:

  • Bolingbrook
  • Brookfield
  • Burr Ridge
  • Chicago
  • Darien
  • Downers Grove
  • Elmhurst
  • Glen Ellyn
  • Hinsdale
  • Homer Glen
  • Indian Head Park
  • Joliet
  • LaGrange
  • LaGrange Park
  • Lemont
  • Lombard
  • Naperville
  • Palos Park
  • Plainfield
  • Romeoville
  • Tinley Park
  • Western Springs
  • Westmont
  • Willowbrook
  • Woodridge

Kingswood graduates attend many of the high schools in the Chicagoland area, including:

  • Benet Academy
  • Chesterton Academy of the Holy Family
  • Hinsdale Central High School
  • Hinsdale South High School
  • Lyons Township High School
  • Naperville Central High School
  • Nazareth Academy
  • Northridge Preparatory School
  • St. Ignatius College Preparatory
  • Willows Academy

Kingswood alumni have matriculated to some of this country’s great colleges and universities:

  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Baylor University
  • Benedictine University
  • DePaul University


  • Hillsdale College
  • Indiana University
  • Loyola University
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology


  • Stanford University
  • University of Dallas
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Cincinnati


  • United States Millitary Academy
  • United States Naval Academy
  • Washington University
  • Vanderbilt University

Forming Intellect and Character Through Classical Education

Private Tours

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We highly recommend and invite the prospective student to spend part or a full day at Kingswood while school is in session.

We look forward to meeting you!

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