Wheaton Academy

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Wheaton Academy
Wheaton Academy Main Academic Logo.png
Address
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]
Information
Type Private Christian high school
Motto Soli Deo Gloria
Established 1853 (1853)
Principal Kori Hockett
Head of school Steve Bult
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 650
Campus Suburban, 50 acres
Color(s) Maroon and White
Mascot Warrior
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
ACT composite average 26.2 (2017)
Yearbook Compass
Website

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, United States, 35 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 as well as the Suburban Christian Conference. In 2014, the school moved to the Metro Suburban Conference.

Athletic Facilities[edit]

7 tennis courts, 4 basketball courts, turf football/soccer/lacrosse field, 2 baseball & softball diamonds 

State championships[edit]

  • Girls' soccer, 2004 (A), 2009 (AA),[2] 2016 (A)
  • Boys' golf, 2010 (AA, tie)[3]
  • Boys' soccer, 2014 (AA)

20 Sectional Titles, and 54 Regional Championships

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wheaton College Academy". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ http://www.ihsa.org/SportsActivities/GirlsSoccer/RecordsHistory.aspx
  3. ^ http://www.ihsa.org/SportsActivities/BoysGolf/RecordsHistory.aspx
  4. ^ Jake Griffin (September 10, 2002). "Hero's dad helps son's Wheaton alma mater". Daily Herald. p. 3.