Quick Facts about Roycemore School

  • Founded in 1915
  • Current enrollment – 251
  • Average Class Size – 16
  • Student/Teacher Ratio – 7:1

History

Roycemore was founded as a girls' college preparatory school and became coeducational in 1962. The original north Evanston campus was located in a National Historic Landmark building designed by Lawrence Buck. The school relocated to a new campus at 1200 Davis Street, Evanston, in late 2011.

Student Body

Roycemore serves students from throughout the Chicago area in Pre-Kindergarten (age 3) through 12th grade. Approximately 41% of students live in Evanston, 39% in Chicago and the remaining 20% in other North Shore suburbs; 52% boys, 48% girls.

Diversity

39% students of color:

  • 16% Multi-racial and international students
  • 10% African American
  • 7% Asian American
  • 6% Hispanic

Academics

In the last five years, among 124 graduates:

19 National Merit Commended Students
48 Semi-Finalist and Finalist AP Scholars
74% of scores at highly qualified or higher
28 Illinois State Scholars
22 Northwestern University option students

College Placement

100% college acceptance

Financial Aid

More than 30% of students receive some need-based financial aid
2% of students receive merit-based scholarships

Faculty & Administration

41 teachers, 8 administrators & 5 assistants; 30 Master’s Degrees, 1 PhD