A Preschool-Grade 12 Independent School in Heart of Downtown Chicago

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Welcome to GEMS World Academy Chicago

Learning Locally, Thinking GloballyOur preschool-grade 12 curriculum features a rigorous, internationally-recognized International Baccalaureate (IB) framework as a tool for students to explore not just science, math, humanities, and foreign language, but Chicago and the wide world beyond.

In 2014, we joined GEMS World Academy Connect, a micro network of premier private schools educating the next generation of change agents. Our relationship with campuses in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Singapore, offers unmatched opportunities for exchange and collaboration with fellow students on projects to inspire new perspectives, challenge convention, and develop the grit to embrace a future of unknowns.

We currently have seats available in most grades for the 2019 school year.

We will begin accepting applications for 2020 in July. Fill out the form to the right and we will contact you shortly and add you to our once to twice monthly admissions newsletter.

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