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Baker Demonstration School Overview

201 Sheridan Road, Wilmette, IL 60091 , Tel: +1 (847) 425-5800

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Baker Demonstration School Ratings & Reviews

January 23, 2020 Submitted by a parent
I know Baker Demonstration School in Evanston is working for my children when I see how happy they are to go to school in the morning and how they approach their studies with focus, interest and excitement. It’s the kind of education experience I wish I had at their ages (8 and 12), and I highly recommend Baker for families who want their children to be taught not WHAT to think but HOW to think critically and creatively about the world, issues and people around them.Baker is unique not just for its academic excellence as an independent school but for its project-based learning philosophy, which builds on what we know about how children learn the best.As a parent, I am grateful that the school additionally provides an array of exceptional programs, including art, music, drama, dance, and P.E. (including swimming) as well as aftercare when needed. I am grateful, too, for the diverse community of friends — across the school, and across grades — that our family has gained here. And I appreciate that Baker opens its doors to parents and community members so that I never feel as if I am being shut of my children’s educational process.Baker Demonstration School is an extraordinary place where everyone does their best so that our children can develop growth mindsets and become their true selves, in their own unique ways.
December 02, 2019 Submitted by a parent
Our children have had a fantastic experience at Baker. We originally wanted a public school experience for our children, but during the our child's year in kindergarten at our local school, she lost her zest for learning and was focused on the very public and very rewards-based behavior system. At Baker, our children celebrate learning and their role as members of a community. Our eighth grader leaves Baker with a fantastic academic foundation, leadership skills, a thirst for social justice, and a sense of herself as a learner, advocate, and ally that will carry her through high school and beyond.
November 19, 2019 Submitted by a parent
Baker is a gem of a school. We transferred our child to Baker from public school when the public school was failing to keep our child safe so they could focus on learning. The minute we walked through the doors we knew Baker was different... everyone was so welcoming and inclusive... they made our child feel a sense of belonging And safety from the day she walked through the doors for her school tour. The academics are thoughtful and focus on hands on learning...the school activities available are also thoughtful to make sure kids get a well rounded experience. Baker teaches children not to be test takers, but to be life long curious learners. Moving our child to Baker was the best choice we made for our family.
September 25, 2019 Submitted by a parent
We love Baker and more importantly our children love going to school everyday. They feel safe at school and Baker has truly helped develop their confidence. We couldnt be happier there.
March 24, 2019 Submitted by a parent
Baker has been a great experience for my son. We choose Baker because of the focus on experiential learning and its philosophy that puts the child at the center – where each student can take ownership and help direct his/her learning. This was crucial for my son, who entered Baker in 4th grade, because I knew he learned best when he was “doing” and also needed to build confidence in speaking and learning the skills of self-advocacy. We have been gratified with our Baker experience – within weeks of entering school, he was thrust into “Baker Business School”, where the 4th and 5th graders pitched product ideas, formed companies, applied for jobs, negotiated loans, developed marketing plans and websites and had “manufacturing week” where they built their products. The 8-week unit culminated in a product fair where parents, students and teachers could purchase the wonderfully creative items. Our son came home each night animated about his job as CFO and talking about things that I might have thought were out of his grasp – but really weren’t. Thank you Baker!
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Apartments and homes for rent near Baker Demonstration School

Your child’s education is your top priority. We know that because—well, you’re looking at this page, aren’t you? If you think your kid would feel right at home at Baker Demonstration School, and you are contemplating moving closer so the little rascal will never miss a class, we have some good news for you and your family. Commute will never be an issue if you pick an apartment within 5 miles of Baker Demonstration School, and that should not be hard as you can currently choose from 270 apartments for rent available in this part of Wilmette. Not familiar with rent prices in the area? The cheapest apartment near Baker Demonstration School is currently at 6825 N. Sheridan Rd, renting for $810 per month, but if $6,075 is still within your budget, check out the more luxurious offers at Optima Old Orchard Woods. Or just do what most other parents do and go for the middle ground—that’s where you get the best value for money most of the time.

Things you should know about Baker Demonstration School

Before you start packing, make sure Baker Demonstration School is really the best option for your child. To recap, Baker Demonstration School is a well-known private PK-8 school in Wilmette. It is located at 201 Sheridan Road, Wilmette, IL 60091 and it is the second home of 250 students. Please note that available apartments near a given school are filtered by proximity, not by attendance zone. We advise parents to visit the schools in person and contact the admissions offices for further information on school performance and attendance zones before making a final decision.

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