Betting On Education At Quest Charter Academy

By WEEK Producer

March 24, 2011 Updated Oct 26, 2013 at 4:05 AM CDT

The Charter School has openings for the upcoming 2011-2012 school year, and according to Illinois law --- the school must accept new students through a random name selection process. This when the amounts of applications out weigh the seats available.

Polly Greenway is now a Proud Mother of two Quest Charter Academy Students.

"We were looking for something different then the available options with their future education. We decided to the give the lottery a try, hoping they would get into Quest Academy, and they did. Nicholas and Abigail will be attending Quest Academy in the Fall," said Greenway.

Quest is a 5th through 8th grade academy in District 150.

In it's first year, the school has been a popular choice for parents who sought a non-traditional learning environment for their children.

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