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The Einstein Academy strives to build a wider and deeper sense of community, as well as to promote education that enhances a child’s growth and development. No matter the size of each gift, it goes a long way in helping us to achieve this goal.

Support our School

The Einstein Academy continues to focus on academically-talented students.  Our goal is to ensure we provide the best educational environment and experience for children who attend our school. In order to achieve this goal, we look to our current and former community members for support.  Our parents, board, alumni, alumni families, grandparents, friends, staff, and faculty help to ensure a bright future for the school and continuing educational opportunities for our students.

Your donations support children and families who recognize the importance of our educational environment. Gifts received from donors help The Einstein Academy provide scholarships to children who would otherwise not be able to attend. In addition, donation in materials and technology help teachers on an ongoing basis.

We are extremely grateful to all families, friends, alumni and other supporters who give generously to the school each year. Every gift is important to the success of our school and every little bit is appreciated.

How to Donate

The Einstein Academy greatly appreciates any and all financial donations. Your tax-deductible contribution may be made via credit card, check, or money order.

All checks and money orders should be made payable to The Einstein Academy and mailed to: You can donate via credit card, check, or money order made payable to The Einstein Academy and mail or fax to:

The Einstein Academy
747 Davis Road
Elgin, IL 60123

You can also Donate Online!

If you are looking to support our school with other types of donations, please see our information on Gift Planning.

If you have any questions, you can contact us at 847-697-3836.


Other Ways to Give

Outright Gifts

Items such as cash, real estate, and personal property could be used to make contributions to The Einstein Academy on an outright basis. Gifts of appreciated securities (both publicly traded and private stock) offer significant tax advantages to the donor and are very simple to arrange. If you would like to make an Outright Gift, email

In-Kind Gifts

In-Kind gifts are tangible items that the school would otherwise have to purchase but can be given to The Einstein Academy as donations. Examples include but are not limited to:

  • Computer Desktops
  • Laptops
  • Artwork
  • Consulting services
  • Hardware supplies
  • Books
  • Sporting equipment
  • Furniture

Annual Auction

Each year, The Einstein Academy hosts a dinner and auction. Last year, we celebrated our 16th anniversary, with a “Sweet 16” celebration.

Amazon Smile

One of the easiest ways to donate money to The Einstein Academy is something you might already do – shop on Amazon!

With Amazon Smile, you pay the same prices for the things you already buy, but a percentage of your purchase goes to our school. All you have to do is select The Einstein Academy as your organization of choice and the rest happens automatically when you shop at 

Holiday shopping is easy with Amazon’s Holiday Gift Guides. Start With a Smile at for your holiday gifts and Amazon donates to Einstein Academy.

Gift Guide Link:

Planned Gifts

There are many kinds of planned gifts, all of which offer significant tax benefits to the donor, among them:


Assets transferred through a donor’s estate. Any asset may be given in this way, though we most commonly receive cash gifts set out in a donor’s will. Other bequests include the proceeds of life insurance policies and retirement plans.

Gifts of a Future Interest in Real Estate

Some donors make gifts of personal residences or second homes, retaining, the right to use them for their lifetime.

Charitable Lead Trust

With this gift a donor removes specified assets from his/her estate, receives immediate tax savings and provides the school income from those assets for a period of years. At the end of the gift period, the assets may be returned to the donor or, tax free, to a third party. Parents and grandparents find the charitable lead trust an excellent way to provide for a future generation while accomplishing good work today and decreasing their likely estate taxes.

Volunteer Opportunities

Science Daily states that, “Parental effort and involvement is consistently associated with higher levels of achievement and the magnitude of parental effect is substantial.”  When parents are involved at their child’s school students have higher grades and test scores as well as increased motivation and self-esteem.  With this in mind, we look forward to working with each of you in at least one of the following activities.

Please feel free to serve on as many committees as you would like.


No Cook Nights
Dinner Auction
Holiday Bazaar
Public Relations
Book Fair
Grant Writing
Treasure Sale
Gown Sale

School Activities

Parent Association Board-EAFA
Booster Club
Room Parent
Winter Program
Public Open House (Feb.)
Teacher Appreciation
Spring Program
Graduation (8th/12th)
End of Year Outing / Fun Fair
4th of July Parade


Set up / clean up of programs
Computer help
Replace/Update Equipment
Pond Maintenance
Special projects


How To Register Your Child for The Einstein Academy

If you would like to have your child considered for admission to The Einstein Academy for the current or upcoming school year, you can apply online.

See the guidelines to the right to make sure you have everything necessary to complete the application process.

International Applicants visit here

If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions Office:

Call For Inquiry

(847) 697-3836

Mail For Inquiry


Due to our rolling admissions process, we accept applications throughout the year. A non-refundable fee of $50 (or $100 for International) must accompany the application, payable to The Einstein Academy


Each applicant is required to schedule a class visit as part of the admissions process.


To be considered for acceptance by The Einstein Academy the following must be provided by the applicant:

  1. Copy of birth certificate
  2. Copy of report cards or assessment reports
  3. Teacher’s recommendation form
  4. Copy of results from any standardized test taken in the past three years

Get in Touch

Location: 747 Davis Road, Elgin, IL 60123

Telephone: (847) 697 - 3836


School Hours: M-F: 8:00am - 2:30pm

Extended Care: M-F: 7:00am - 6:00pm