La Grange Campus

6425 Willow Springs Road
LaGrange, IL 60525

Burr Ridge Campus

6880 North Frontage Road
Suite 100
Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Admission open


Individualized Evaluations and Programs of Personalized Instruction

Acacia Academy students benefit from individualized evaluations, programs of personalized instruction, differentiated instruction, and course work designed to meet their personal learning styles and needs.

Spot Light On Students

Spotlight on Students 1

Acacia Academy services:

  • Students with learning disabilities (LD)
  • Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Autism, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD), Executive Functioning, and Auditory/Visual Processing
  • Anxiety, School Phobia, and School Refusal
  • Emotional and Social Needs
  • Students not performing at appropriate grade levels
  • Those who need to improve reading, writing, mathematics, study skills, test taking and/or thinking and processing skills
  • General education and/or accelerated students who benefit from a smaller, nurturing environment
  • Gifted

Spotlight on Students 2

Students gain:

  • Motivation and a love for learning
  • Accelerated reading, writing, mathematics, and written expression skills
  • Increased memory, recall skills and reading comprehension
  • The ability to analyze the unknown word and therefore independence in word recognition, decoding/phonetics and encoding/spelling skills
  • Vocabulary development
  • Independence, excellent study habits, organizational skills and test taking abilities
  • A positive self-image and feelings of personal worth
  • High school students accrue credits towards graduation
  • Preparation for post-secondary education such as community colleges, universities, career/technical schools and Transition Programs
  • Improved social skills and emotional status

Spotlight on Students 3

Students also benefit from participation in activities such as:

  • The Literary Magazine comprised of student writings
  • Acacia Athletic Teams - Flag Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer
  • The Yearbook construction
  • Dance Committee and the resulting semi-formal dinner dance
  • Multiple field trips and hands-on experiential learning
  • Earth Day planning and participation for the preparation of science and environmental studies
  • Study of patterns in nature and the importance of balanced planning and color for the Nature Center and campus landscaping
  • Daily movement which includes Brain Gym exercises, dance, and yoga