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GEMS World Academy, Chicago (GWA)

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  • GradesPre KG - XII
  • CurriculumIB
  • TypePrivate School
  • Gender - BoardingCoed - Day School
GEMS World Academy
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School is up to High School and affiliated to International Baccalaureate (IB). The School is a Coed Day School, with classes from Pre KG to XII. It is an English Medium school.

About School

Know about GEMS World Academy, Chicago: Board & Curriculum, Admission Procedure, Fees & Fee Structure, Contact Details, Facilities and Ranking, Rating and Reviews.

GEMS World Academy Chicago, is a High School, affiliated to International Baccalaureate (IB). The School is a Coed Day School, with classes from Pre KG to XII. It is an English Medium school. The school is located in Chicago, Illinois. GEMS World Academy was established in 2014. It is a Private School and is part of GEMS School and is managed by GEMS Education.

Basic facts about GEMS World Academy:
Year Established
2014
School Type
Private School
Management
GEMS Education
Gender
Coed
Boarding
Day School
Grades
Class Pre KG - Class XII
Admission Period
begins in the fall of the year prior to enrollment

Curriculum

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

School Level

Pre School (Kindergarten) - High School

GEMS World Academy is a Coed Day School, which services the educational need of over 350 students from Pre KG through XII. The classes in GEMS World Academy for every academic year begins in August and ends in June.

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Address & Contact Information

School Address

350 East South Water Street, Chicago, IL 60601, United States

School Chairman & Principal

  • Principal: Tom Cangiano

School Contact Person

Phone Number

13128098900

Email Address

[email protected], [email protected]

School Website

https://www.gemschicago.org/

Admission Details

Academic Year

August to June

Admission Period

begins in the fall of the year prior to enrollment

Admission Contact Details
Contact Person

Phone: 13128098910
Email: [email protected]

The School has students enrolled from Pre KG to XII. Find below the admission schedule, procedure, contact details, documents required and instructions for parents for GEMS World Academy, Chicago admission.

In this section, we will answer the common questions like What is the admission process like and what are the key dates? Is there any admission test? Will School also hold an interview or an interaction? What is the age criterion for admission to GEMS World Academy Chicago for the upcoming academic year?

Age Requirement

Preschool students must be three years old by December 31 of the school year in which they are enrolled.

Availability of Seats

The majority of openings will be available in our entry points of preschool, junior kindergarten, kindergarten, and grade 9. Select seats are available in most grades.

Admissions Requirements

Requirements vary by grade level, but include submission of historical school records, test scores, report cards, a parent meeting with admissions, teacher recommendation(s), and a grade-appropriate assessment:

  • Preschool-kindergarten: playgroups conducted by school's early learning staff
  • Grades 1-4: school visit/shadow day and GEMS assessment
  • Grades 5-10: school visit/shadow day and ISEE, SSAT, ACT, Aspire, or PSAT scores
  • Grades 11-12 Diploma Program: school visit/shadow day and ISEE, SSAT, ACT, Aspire, or PSAT scores, world language assessment (where applicable)

Fees Details

GEMS World Academy Fees: Fee Structure & Details

Refer below for GEMS World Academy Chicago fee structure and current fees.

You can also call the school's Admission Counsellors for more details.

2021-2022 Tuition & Fees 

GRADE LEVEL
BASE TUITION
FEES
UPPER SCHOOL FOUNDATION PROGRAM
TOTAL
Preschool through kindergarten
 $26,500
$2,000
-
 $28,500
 Grades 1 through 5
 $31,400
$2,000
 -
 $33,400
 Grades 6 and 7
 $36,600
$2,000
 ($5,000)
 $33,600
Grade 8 through 12
 $36,800
$2,000
 ($5,000)
 $33,800

Infrastructure & Facilities

The GEMS World Academy campus is spread over acres of land in area of Chicago, Illinois. The School is a K-12 Day School. The School's infrastructure includes but is not limited to:

Sports Facilities(5/41)

  • Aerobics
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Covered Play Area
  • Cricket
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnasium
  • Handball
  • Hockey
  • Horse Riding
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Judo
  • Kabaddi
  • Karate
  • Kho Kho
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Netball
  • Play Area
  • Rugby
  • Shooting
  • Skating
  • Soccer
  • Splash Pool
  • Sand Pit
  • Sailing
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Rowing
  • Table Tennis
  • Taekwando
  • Tennis
  • Throwball
  • Volleyball
  • Yoga

Education Facilities(2/6)

  • Library
  • Digital Library
  • Career Counseling
  • Counseling
  • Student Exchange Programs
  • Test Center

Classroom Facilities(0/3)

  • AC Classrooms
  • AV Classrooms
  • Lockers

Visual and Performing Arts Facilities(2/4)

  • Art
  • Dance
  • Dramatics
  • Music

Laboratories Facilities(1/6)

  • Laboratories
  • Language Labs
  • Maths Labs
  • Atal Tinkering Lab (ATL)
  • Computer Labs
  • Robotics Labs

Transport Facilities(0/2)

  • Transport Facility
  • AC Buses

Boarding Facilities(0/2)

  • Hostel
  • AC Hostels

Accessibility Facilities(0/4)

  • Accessible Parking
  • Ramped or Level Entrances
  • Accessible Washrooms
  • Braille and Large Print Room Numbers

Digital Facilities(0/4)

  • AV Facilities
  • Interactive Boards
  • School App
  • Wi-Fi

Food and Catering Facilities(1/3)

  • Canteen
  • Meal Served
  • Kitchen & Dining Hall

Safety and Security Facilities(0/11)

  • CCTV
  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Security Guards
  • Boundary Wall
  • Fenced Boundary Wall
  • Speedometer In Bus
  • GPS In Bus
  • CCTV In Bus
  • Fire Extinguisher In Bus
  • School Bus Tracking App

Medical Facility Facilities(0/7)

  • Medical Facility
  • Medical Room or Clinic
  • Resident Doctor
  • Medical Staff
  • Isolation Room
  • ICU
  • Dedicated Ambulance

Other Infra Facilities(1/7)

  • Kids Play Area
  • Activity Center
  • Toy Room
  • Amphitheatre
  • Auditorium
  • Day Care
  • Lego Room

Extra-Curricular Activities

School Clubs and Societies

The School has organisations/Clubs/Societies that organize various activities to develop the skills and extract the best out of every child. These scholastic and co scholastic clubs are a great way to explore the interest of any student or even develop new ones.

Academic Programs

School Timings and Vacations

What are the school timings?

The school works in Shift 1 (Morning).

The School timings are:

  • preschool through kindergarten : 8:15 AM to 3:00 PM
  • grades 1 and 2 :  8:15 AM to 3:15 PM
  • grades 3-5 : 8:15 AM to  3:30 PM
  • grades 6 and up : 8:15 AM to 3:15 PM
Language of Instruction
  • English
What is the typical school vacation schedule?
The School holidays are from
Number of Students
350
School Senior Secondary Streams
    School Level & Classes

    Which grades will you have in the new session?

    GEMS World Academy is a Pre School (Kindergarten) to High School for both boys and girls and has following grades/levels

    High School
    IXXXIXII
    Middle School (Junior High)
    VIVIIVIII
    Elementary School
    KGIIIIIIIVV
    Pre School (Kindergarten)
    Pre KG

    Academics Programme and Curriculum Structure

    The Academic session at GEMS World Academy starts from August to June. The School provides education to students from Pre KG to XII.

    GEMS World Academy is a Coed English medium Day School which offers the International curriculum IB, from Pre KG to XII.

    Affiliations

    GEMS World Academy is authorised to offer the following

    IB International Board Schools - MYP, PYP, IBDP
    International Baccalaureate (IB)

    The International Baccalaureate (IB) (International Baccalaureate Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland) offers 4 programs for students randing from age 3 to 19. The Primary Years Programme (PYP) is for students of age 3 to 12 students. Middle Years Programme is for students aged 11 to 16 and Diploma Programme (DP) for students ages 16 to 19. GEMS World Academy, Chicago is affiliated to International Baccalaureate (IB). Every School authorized to offer the IB programmes is known as an IB World School.

    The school is affiliated to IB since 22-Mar-2016 with IB affiliation number 050949.

    The Schools offers following IB programs

    • PYP
    • DP
    • MYP

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    Curriculum offered in GEMS World Academy by Class

    In this section, we will answer What board of education does GEMS World Academy intend to follow over the years?

    Level - Class/Grade
    Curriculum
    High School
    Middle School (Junior High)
    Elementary School
    Pre School (Kindergarten)

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    GEMS World Academy is affiliated to which board?

    GEMS World Academy, Chicago is affiliated to the International Baccalaureate (IB).

    What is the process of getting admission into GEMS World Academy, Chicago?

    The GEMS World Academy has students enrolled from Pre KG to XII. Refer to Admission Section for information on admission process, schedule and key dates.

    What are the school timings?

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    Is this school a co-educational school?

    Yes The GEMS World Academy is Coed school.

    What is the curriculum offered at GEMS World Academy, Chicago?

    GEMS World Academy, Chicago offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) at various levels of education.

    Is this school good? What is the rating of this school?

    The GEMS World Academy is rated 0.0 out of 5 based on 0 reviews on SchoolMyKids.com, largest school reviews and rating platform.

    Does GEMS World Academy offer Hostel facility to students?

    No, The schools does not have any boarding/hostel facilities to students. The School is Day School .