Willows helps students achieve what top universities are looking for:

  • Success in AP classes and AP exams – 70% of our students graduate with AP credits
  • Meaningful participation in sports, performing arts, clubs, and activities
  • References from faculty members who know students personally
  • Leadership traits honed through student-run clubs, sports, service opportunites and student government
  • Impressive ACT and SAT scores – 30% of our students score a 31 or higher on the ACT
  • A diploma from a highly respected college prep school

Recently, Willows Academy students have been accepted to schools as competitive as Notre Dame, Northwestern, MIT, Princeton, Johns Hopkins, University of Chicago, Washington University, Stanford, the Air Force Academy, Marquette, Loyola, Villanova, and DePaul.

Beyond college acceptances, our students are also given a number of scholarships. The class of 2017, for instance, received nearly $5 million in merit-based scholarships.