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Baker Demonstration School
Address: 201 Sheridan Rd., Wilmette, IL 60091
Contact: Shila Tuchman, Executive Assistant to the Head, Hilary Holder, Director of Admission and Financial Aid
E-mail: or
Phone: 847-425-5800
Fax: 847-425-5801
Parent Org.: Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools
Description: An independent coeducational school, serving pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade children. Accredited members of the Independent School Association of Central States
Notes: Summer Programs for ages 3 - Gr. 8.
Updated 5/25/2016
Chiaravalle Montessori School
Address: 425 Dempster St, Evanston, IL 60201
Contact: Robyn McCloud-Springer, Head of School
Phone: 847-864-2190
Fax: 847-864-2206
Parent Org.: The Chiaravalle Family Association (need to contact school for further information)
Description: Preschool through 8th grade as well as a parent, infant and toddler program Montessori education. Accredited by the American Montessori Society and Independent School Association of Central States
Notes: Parent-Infant class
Early Childhood
Elementary Ages 6-12
Middle School Ages 12-14
Updated 10/13/2015
Interfaith Union
Contact: Eileen O'Farrell Smith, Director
Phone: 773-325-9388
Description: Resource center providing educational support, mentoring, community, and formation for interfaith and interchurch families, and the clergy and religious communities that serve them.
Notes: Special community offered include: Hebrew Naming and Baptism for children, "Under 5's" for parents of young children to share examples and be role models, The Union School for children
beginning in Kindergarten (Sunday mornings from 10:45-11:45am), and interfaith masses, Shabbats, and weddings.
Updated 6/28/2014
Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools
Contact: Faith Caron, Executive Director
Phone: 219-531-2337
Description: Non-profit organization established to promote educational excellence by: supporting the interests of independent schools in northern Illinois and northwest Indiana; building strong relationships between independent schools and creating innovative opportunities in professional development for the faculty, staff and administrators in independent schools.
Notes: Membership Information
Updated 6/28/2014
Northside Community of Jewish Culture
Address: 708 South Boulevard, Evanston, IL 60201
Contact: Monica Sageman
Phone: 847-609-2231
Description: NCJC is a warm and open community that shares and teaches Jewish culture and traditions through a secular perspective. Jewish Cultural Sunday School for grades K-7, Social and Religious Holiday Celebrations, community gatherings, teen and adult programs.
Updated 6/28/2014
Pope John XXIII School
Address: 1120 Washington St., Evanston, IL 60202
Contact: Christina Lampa, Director of Advancement
Phone: (847) 475-5678
Description: Roman Catholic preschool (ages 3+) through 8th grade school, and preschool. Offers daycare for children enrolled in the school.
Notes: Joint school for both St. Mary's and St. Nicholas parishes.
Summer Camp Available
Updated 11/3/2015
Roycemore School
Address: 1200 Davis St., Evanston, IL 60201
Contact: Clark Daggett - Headmaster
Phone: (847) 866-6055
Fax: (847) 866-6545
Description: An independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school providing a liberal arts education to students from age 3 through Grade 12.
Notes: Early Childhood (ages 3-5), plus Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools
Summer Programs
Operates on a rolling admissions deadline when space is available. Personal tours are available throughout the summer.
Updated 7/22/2016
Saint Joan of Arc School
Address: 9245 Lawndale, Evanston, IL 60203-1509
Contact: Carrie Hampson, Principal
Phone: 847-679-0660
Fax: 847-679-0689
Parent Org.: St. Joan of Arc Parish
Description: Catholic pre-school through 8th grade. Before and after school care available for enrolled students.
Notes: Before and after school care available for enrolled students.
Updated 8/5/2015
St. Athanasius School
Address: 2510 Ashland Ave, Evanston, IL 60201
Contact: Mrs. Susan Castagna, Principal
Phone: 847-864-2650
Fax: 847-475-7385
Parent Org.: Saint Athanasius Parish " We strive to be a vibrant Catholic Parish that nurtures our community, and lives the gospel of Jesus Christ by sharing our talents and resources for the good of others."
Description: Roman Catholic elementary school, Kindergarten through 8th grade.
Notes: Open enrollment continues with space available in various grades. Please call Judy Berg to arrange a private tour at 847-864-2650 ext 107 or email at
Updated 7/22/2015
Tibetan Alliance of Chicago
Mailing Address: 2422 Dempster St., Evanston IL 60202
Contact: Lhakpa Gyaltsen Latrisang - President
Phone: 847-773-1111
Description: The Tibetan Alliance of Chicago (TAC) was originally founded as the Tibetan Resettlement Project Chicago in 1992. It focuses on serving the needs of the Tibetan and Nepali communities in Chicago, Evanston and Skokie. Offers programs and classes in Tibetan culture, song, dance and language as well as tutoring for refugee children.
Lhakpa Gyaltsen Latritsang
Phone: 773-470-8917 Vice President
Pema Rinzin
Phone: 773-592-9213
Tenzin Lhagyal Langchung
Phone: 773-600-0943 Treasurer
Khechok Langchung
Phone: 773-301-2502
Updated 7/8/2015
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