Resource: DaVinci Academy (Elgin, IL)
Website: DaVinci Academy (Elgin, IL)
URL: http://www.dvacademy.org/
Description: DaVinci Academy is a private coeducational day school for gifted children in grades K-8, located in the Chicago suburb of Elgin, Illinois. DaVinci Academy believes in giving gifted students a solid educational foundation to build upon, and in preparing them for success throughout life. DaVinci Academy believes four important aspects of development - academic, creative, emotional, and social - enable the gifted child to reach his or her potential. All four aspects are incorporated in the child's learning experience at DaVinci.

Comments: Contributed by: Parent on 6/16/2014
Many changes since the last review! The school has remodeled and expanded its classrooms, has embarked on a $65,000 technology upgrade, and implemented an innovative project based learning curriculum for middle school. Great group of teachers and administration, gem in the Chicago suburbs for gifted students.

Contributed by: Parent on 2/16/2009
This school is wonderful. My first grader loves the school, never complains the day was boring like in public schools. This school is great!!

Contributed by: Parent on 8/17/2008
As a parent, it is easy to see the push for more funds and the small class sizes are great, but the children are placed within a very small room. Social skills may not be learned as needed as well. The staff is terrific and seem to care, but learning the fundamental basics must come first, not another language or the solar system when a 6 yr old can't write their alphabet correctly and letters are backwards.

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