The Catherine Cook School is a Chicago independent preparatory school serving children from Preschool (age 3) through Eighth Grade. We are an inclusive learning community dedicated to inspiring personal excellence and educating children for life. Catherine Cook is one of a few traditional independent junior schools located in downtown Chicago in the historic Old Town area. The school also serves Lincoln Park, Gold Coast, Lakeview, Wicker Park, and other surrounding neighborhoods. The School seeks families who are committed to supporting the work and life of the school, who partner with faculty and staff to optimize the personal development of the children. Please contact our office of Admission for further information.