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Challenge can’t wait. Motivation can’t wait.

Happiness can’t wait. Your child can’t wait.

Whether your child is just beginning preschool or venturing into the middle school years, we’re glad you’re considering The Avery Coonley School for their educational journey. The Avery Coonley School is an excellent place for highly motivated, high-ability learners who eagerly seek new challenges. 

Here, gifted and high-achieving students flourish in a unique and collaborative culture where the drive to learn transcends all other differences.


Contact our admission team at or 630-353-7213. To help you make the best educational choice for your child, we’ll talk with you about giftedness, independent schools, financial aid, the curriculum, the admission process, and more.



Bright children gain a foundation for eager learning.


Welcome Kindergarten


Gifted education at Avery Coonley begins in Kindergarten.



Lower and Middle School

Gifted education for all students, all day.


Frequently Asked Questions

*The Avery Coonley School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sexual identity, gender, or religion, in the administration of its hiring policies, educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.