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 2018-2019 school year, please contact admissions at (312) 675-0056 to inquire about space.

Admissions Timeline

Step 1: Attend an Admissions EventThe best way to get to know us is to see us in action. Families applying to the 2019-2020 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.

    • Friday Assembly
    • Grassroots Campaign Presentations

Step 2: Submit an Application

The online applications for the 2019-2020 school year are now open! Please click here to apply

If you have any questions about the online application 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.  

Step 4: Admission Decision

After all documents have been submitted and the parent interview/student assessment has occurred, admission decisions, contracts and financial aid offers will be mailed by February 15, 2019. 

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 April 15, 2018.