North Shore Country Day School offers a student-centered education for junior kindergarten through 12th grade.
Year Founded: 1919 Campus Location: Located about 16 miles from Chicago in the suburb of Winnetka, North Shore has a beautiful 16-acre campus. Student Body: 540 students total. 230 in Upper School. 125 in Middle School. 185 in Lower School. 50% female. 50% male. 27% students of color, from more than 20 suburbs and Chicago.
Faculty: 85 teaching faculty. 15 years average teaching experience. 63% with advanced degrees.
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1. College counselor/student ratio: 2 to 60.
Financial Facts: $18 million operating budget. $25 million endowment. $1.3 million annual giving.
Financial Aid: $2 million allocated to 19% of the student body.
Mascot: The Raiders
School Motto: Live & Serve
Colors: Purple and White Accreditation: The School is a member of and accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS).
North Shore Country Day School is a junior kindergarten through 12th grade, college-preparatory school founded in Winnetka, Illinois in 1919. With rigorous academic pursuit as the cornerstone, North Shore provides many opportunities for all students to excel – in the classroom and the laboratory, on the stage and the playing field, in their communities and beyond.