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59 W. North Blvd. Chicago, IL 60610 312.582.6000 Founded in 1888, Latin School is the oldest independent day school in Chicago. e school was designed to provide students with a rigorous college-preparatory education in the classical tradition, with a curriculum that was heavily influenced by Classical studies and the study of the Greek and Latin languages, hence the name "Latin School." Latin started in a private home on Chicago's North Side serving ten, 10-year-old boys. Today, Latin is home to approximately 1,100 young men and women in grades junior kindergarten through 12 from throughout the Chicago area. e school continues to follow its tradition of excellence while providing innovative programming and a rich variety of extracurricular and athletics activities in state-of-the-art facilities. Visit our website to find out more: Latin School of Chicago is accredited by the Illinois State Board of Education, by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).

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