Why SAC?

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Why choose a private STEAM focused private education over a local public school?  Below are some of the reasons you should consider SAC for your child’s education.

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  • ADVANCED MATHEMATICS
    Students are learning a grade level above in mathematics. This means that our kindergarten students are currently learning 1stgrade mathematics.  By 7th and 8th grade, many of our students are taking Algebra I and Geometry.
  • ONLINE RESOURCES
    Families have access to curriculum, grades, and homework assignments online. The school subscribes and utilizes online learning tools like the Accelerated Reader (AR) for language arts and IXL for language arts and mathematics.

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  • ADVANCED COMPUTER CLASSES
    All students have access to the computer lab. The junior kindergarten – 2nd grade classes utilize the lab with their classroom teacher while all others receive instruction from our Computer Science Specialist. 3rdgrade students will begin by learning parts of a computer along with basic typing skills.  As they advance, students will learn how to use the Microsoft Office Suite programs, Adobe Photoshop, computer programming and how to create applications for phones and tablets.
  • FREE TUTORING
    Beginning in kindergarten, free tutoring is available twice a week for students that need additional support.
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  • SMALL CLASS SIZES
    The average class size is 15 students.
  • ENRICHING AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES
    Students can sign up for a variety of after school clubs and activities to participate in after school. Some of last year’s clubs included Film Club, Tae Kwon Do, Chess, Newspaper and Media Club, FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics, Children’s Theater and Mixed Media Club.

 

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  • COMPETITIVE AND AWARD WINNING
    Students compete in regional and state competitions throughout the year.  Check out some of our achievements over the years.
  • COOPERATIVE SCHEDULES
    Our extended school day program is from 7am – 6pm.
  • STATE RECOGNIZED
    SAC is recognized by the Illinois Board of Education (ISBE), is a member of the Illinois Coalition of Nonpublic Schools, and affiliate member of the STEM Education Coalition. SAC is also a proud member of the Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce



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