Bennett Day School News

Cally Vevers Receives NBOA Professional Achievement Award

The award honors business and operations staff at independent schools who have made significant and lasting contributions to their school’s operations or financial health.

What Anti-Bias Education Looks Like in Early Childhood

As we embark on the journey of nurturing young minds, it's crucial to recognize the profound impact that an Anti-Bias education can have on the development of our children.

Reggio Emilia vs. Montessori: How These Educational Philosophies Differ

At Bennett Day School, our program is inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach. Families will likely encounter other progressive educational philosophies during their school search, like Montessori – another methodology with Italian roots. Every child...

Virtual Workshop: Co-Regulation in Early Childhood

Self-regulation, the ability to manage thoughts and feelings to accomplish goals or directive actions, has become recognized as foundational in promoting well-being across the lifespan, including educational achievement and physical, emotional,...

The Power of Authentic Assessment in PreK-12 Education

In traditional education, assessment often involves standardized tests or grades. At Bennett, we believe in a more holistic and individualized approach to assessing student progress.

Redefining Success: Navigating Academic Pressure in Middle & High School

As parents, caregivers, and educators, we need to ask ourselves what we truly want for our children. Is "getting into a good college" the sole definition of success? Are we willing to sacrifice their physical and mental health, happiness, and love...

Fostering Healthy Risk-Taking in Early Childhood

Encouraging risk-taking in early childhood sets the stage for a lifetime of curiosity, creativity, and adaptability.

Congrats to the Class of 2023!

Congratulations to Bennett Day School's inaugural class of graduating seniors! Get a glimpse into the unforgettable graduation ceremony and view our most up-to-date college acceptance data.

Bennett Day School Breaks Ground On Next Phase of Expansion

Independent PreK-12 School in Chicago's West Loop / Fulton Market neighborhood will grow from 50,000 sq. ft. to nearly 100,000.

Senior Spotlight: Veronica

Our Senior Spotlight campaign will honor Bennett Day School’s first graduating class – a group of earnest and courageous students who took a chance on a high school that didn’t even exist yet.