Wheaton Academy

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Wheaton Academy
Wheaton Academy Seal Logo.jpg
Motto Soli Deo Gloria
Established 1853 (1853)
Type Christian High School
Principal Steven Bult
Students 650
Grades 9-12
Location 900 Prince Crossing Road,
West Chicago, Illinois, United States
Coordinates 41°54′05″N 88°11′11″W / 41.90139°N 88.18639°W / 41.90139; -88.18639Coordinates: 41°54′05″N 88°11′11″W / 41.90139°N 88.18639°W / 41.90139; -88.18639[1]
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Campus Suburban, 50 acres
Colors Maroon & White
Mascot Warrior
Yearbook Compass
ACT Composite Average 24.8 (2012)[2]
Website www.wheatonacademy.org

Wheaton Academy is a private, non-denominational Christian high school, that is known for being an educational institution committed to the evangelical Christian faith. Wheaton Academy's campus is located in the city of West Chicago in DuPage County, Illinois, and is thirty-five miles west of Chicago.

Academics[edit]

Wheaton Academy holds institutional accreditation by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary schools since 1911. The school is recognized by the state of Illinois and the DuPage County Education Service Region. Wheaton Academy is also a member of the Association of Christian Schools International.

Sports[edit]

Wheaton Academy is a member of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) as well as the Suburban Christian Conference (SCC). In 2014, the school will move to the Metro Suburban Conference (MSC). Coaching staff includes former Olympic runner, Jim Spivey, as the co-head coach for cross country and is an assistant coach in track and field.

State championships[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wheaton College Academy". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Fast Facts". About WA. Wheaton Academy. Retrieved 10 July 2011. 
  3. ^ Jake Griffin (September 10, 2002). "Hero's dad helps son's Wheaton alma mater". Daily Herald. p. 3.