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Free School of Evanston was an alternative school that existed in Evanston, Illinois, USA from 1971 to 1976, for five school years.
Influences [ edit ]
The Free School was influenced by
Summerhill School. At meetings, parents, students, teachers were all equal, each having one vote. Tuition was based on a sliding scale percentage of parents income. The school did not pursue educational accreditation.
Location [ edit ]
The School rented space at:
Student body [ edit ]
There were more than 100 students, aged 5–16, divided into lower, middle, and upper age groups, Most were from the
Chicago suburbs, but there were also several students from Chicago's inner city neighborhoods.
Principals [ edit ]
Nelson Armour [2 ]
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Church later renamed. See "Living in Evanston".
^ Armour, Nelson. "Comment on "Nelson, can you.... "" Profile. Facebook . Retrieved 9 December 2012.