Acacia Academy Accredited Special Education School

Welcome! Acacia Academy is a year-round accredited, private therapeutic day school for grades 1-12 and offers a Transition Program for ages 17-22 servicing the Chicago, IL area. The Acacia tree symbolizes what our school strives to achieve: educational stability with roots of strength and character that will last a lifetime making Acacia Academy a safe place to grow and learn. Offering a variety of year-round and summer programs designed to meet each student's learning objectives in terms of his/her learning capabilities. Acacia Academy is AdvancED accredited and located in La Grange Highlands, Illinois. The Illinois State Board of Education has approved Acacia Academy for out-of-district placement for special education. Students from all over northern Illinois attend Acacia Academy. In many cases, the school district provides tuition and transportation.

Acacia Academy offers accredited programs for:

  • The accelerated and/or gifted student to challenge their thinking skills within particular subject areas
  • The regular education student to meet their academic goals and potential
  • Students with learning differences, dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, aspergers, autism, and/or attention deficit disorders
  • Emotional and social needs
  • Vocational study for future employment
  • Transition to post-secondary educational study and successful independent adult living 
  • Instruction skills, processing abilities, speech/language, and social skills