The Willows Academy
Des Plaines, Ill. 60016
The Willows Academy, founded in 1974, is a preeminent independent college prep school that's committed to academic achievement, growth thru participation and Catholic faith & values.
At the Willows, we educate one student at a time, striving to ensure that they receive the attention, recognition and opportunities needed to develop into confident, compassionate young women fully prepared to lead.
- All-female student body, one-on-one mentoring and inclusive school community
- Small enough to participate in activities but competitive enough to grow
- Average Class Size: 20
- Classes taught at the Honors, Accelerated or AP level
- Average ACT score: 27
- Outstanding sports programs including soccer (2011 3rd Place in State finals), basketball (2013 Sectional semi-finalist), Cross Country (2013 State final qualifier), Volleyball, Softball,...
- Outstanding fine arts program including drama and choir.
- Class of '13 (41 grads) offered $4.6 million in merit scholarships
- Entrance Exam on January 11th
- Shadow Days can be scheduled anytime by calling our Admissions Director