Baker Demonstration School

Baker Demonstration School

201 Sheridan Road Wilmette, 60091

Baker Demonstration School is an independent coeducational school (toddler-eighth grade) dedicated to creating well-rounded students through the principles of progressive education. Founded in 1918 by Clara Belle Baker, the curriculum reflects the philosophy she shared with Francis Parker and John Dewey. In broad strokes, the school emphasizes hands-on learning over lectures and memorization. Furthermore, as the North Shore’s only demonstration school and progressive curriculum which teach Baker students to love to learn, cherish the journey and serve the world.