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The Willows Academy

The Willows Academy is an all-female private Catholic traditional school for students in grades 6 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Small City


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The Willows Academy says

The Willows Academy is an independent college preparatory school that empowers young women to strive for academic and moral excellence and a lifelong commitment to service based on the teachings of the Catholic Church and the spirituality of Opus Dei. The Willows is an all girl school with an all female faculty.All courses at The Willows are taught at an honors level or above.Each student has an advisor who serves as her mentor throughout the seven years of the program.This year's graduating class earned over $3.5 million in merit scholarships for college! (Average of $80K per student!)




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  (847) 824-6900


  • AP Biology
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History
  • AP French Language and Culture
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Calculus AB
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Latin

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 221
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 19
7 23
8 27
9 36
10 33
11 46
12 37

The Willows Academy's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing The Willows Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 9 : 1
Gender 100% Female
Dress Code Uniform
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 69%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 23%
Asian 7%


  • Honor Society
  • Art Club
  • Photography Club
  • Dance Team
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Student Council
  • French Club
  • Latin Club
  • Student Newspaper
  • Choir
  • Handbell Choir
  • Music Ensembles
  • Environmental Club/ Environmental Awareness Association
  • Drama/Theater

Associations & Memberships

State or regional independent school association

National Coalition of Girls Schools (NCGS)

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