About Us



School History

Beacon Hill Preparatory Academy was founded in 2004 by Pamela Strain, a former public school principal, her daughter Silvella Strain and other family members.

The Strain and Clark/James family recognizes and understands children are explorers. Teaching and learning activities are designed to support their philosophy.

Beacon Hill Preparatory Academy integrates cutting edge research and theory to design innovation teaching and learning strategies.

Beacon Hill Preparatory Academy is fully recognized and accredited by the Illinois State Board of Education and our daycare is licensed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.