Finding the right school for your child can be one of the most important and challenging experiences you face as a parent. Which is why our admissions team is always here to answer any question, big or small. In alignment with our goals for each student, we encourage our parents to bring their curiosity to their exploration of Village Leadership Academy and never cease to ask questions.

To submit a late application for the 2019-2020 school year, please contact admissions at (312) 675-0056 to inquire about space.

Admissions Timeline for 2020-2021

Step 1: Attend an Admissions Event The best way to get to know us is to see us in action. Families applying to the 2020-2021 school year are encouraged to reserve a space at an upcoming Admissions Event.  Families are welcome to attend an Open House beginning in the fall. Learn about our transformative curriculum and programming, meet students, teachers, and administrators and see the school that is making the world the classroom. Early Decision Deadline is February 14, 2020.

Open House


Step 2: Submit an Application

The online applications for the 2020-2021 school year are now open! Please click here to apply. We strongly encourage families to complete the admissions application by the Priority Deadline: February 14, 2020.

Applications for Financial Aid are due by February 14, 2020 for priority considerationClick here to complete the application for financial aidPlease note, applications for financial aid must be submitted utilizing the provided link.

If you have any questions about the online application or the application for financial aid feel free to email the admissions team at or contact us at (312) 675-0056.

Step 3: Complete the Parent Interview & Student Assessment

Students will take a paper-based assessment administered by a teacher covering math and literacy concepts. Concurrently, an admissions team member will interview the parents to determine fit. Parents are also required to bring copies of a student’s most recent progress report and standardized test scores to the Parent Interview & Student Assessment.

Step 4: Admission Decision

After all documents have been submitted (including your child’s most recent progress report and standardized test score), and the student assessment/parent interview has occurred, an admission decision will be made, and families will be notified via email by February 28, 2020.

Step 5: Matriculation

Once you receive an acceptance offer, to secure your student’s spot, completed enrollment contracts and acceptance of financial aid awards must be received by March 27, 2020.