Next Generation School is an independent, private school offering superior educational opportunities in a loving, nurturing environment for students six weeks through eighth grade. Our holistic approach to education enables our students to realize their fullest potential and become life-long learners who can successfully navigate the world.
Head of Schools
One central campus located 10 minutes southwest of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus on Windsor Road and Galen Drive.
Next Generation School is a private, independent educational program that educates students six weeks to eighth grade.
Next Generation School is accredited by Middle States Association Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS), a worldwide leader in accreditation and school improvement. For over 125 years, Middle States has been helping school leaders establish and reach their goals, develop strategic plans, promote staff development and advance student achievement.
Next Generation School was founded as a Preschool and Early Education program in 1995 by Ms. Barbara Sullivan. In 2005, the school expanded to include the Primary and Middle School programs. STEAM Studio was added to our educational offerings in 2014.
Next Generation's Primary and Middle School participates in IESA athletic programming and is a part of the Illini Conference tournament association.
Classroom Information at a Glance
|Early Education||Preschool & Transitional Kindergarten||Primary School||Middle School|
|Ages/Grades||6 Weeks - 12 months||8 months - 15 months||15 months - 24 months||
|3 years||4 years||5 years||Kindergarten||1st - 5th grade||6th - 8th grade|
|# of Classes||5||4||6||6||6||6||2||2||2/grade||2/grade|
|Teacher:Student Ratio||1:4||1:4||1:5||1:8||2:17||2:17||2:17||1.5:15||1:15||Avg. 1:15|
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