Visit baker

If you’re ready to experience a school community in which your child will be seen, heard and valued – you’ll feel right at home here.

    Admission Events

    Tour Tuesdays

    Baker offers admissions Tour Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. during the school year and on select Tuesdays during the summer. This is the perfect opportunity for interested parents/guardians to see Baker in action during the school day. Registration in advance is required — please RSVP here.

    Family tours

    Family tours may be scheduled by appointment during the school year with a member of our admissions team. To schedule a family tour time, please contact us at (847) 425-5800 or

    Open Houses

    Baker hosts admissions events throughout the year that help you get to know us!

    Fall Tour and Explore – Saturday, Oct. 8

    10 a.m. – Preschool and Kindergarten Playdate

    Preschool and kindergarten families are invited to join us for our fall playdate, followed by a tour of the school. 

    11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 1st-8th Grade Tours

    First through eighth grade families may join us for a tour of our school. You will have your questions answered by admissions representatives and parents.



    Connect with us and experience what happens when students are invited to think for themselves.

    With teachers at their side to guide and encourage them, Baker students develop a love of learning through inquiry and project-based experiences that invites them to creative solutions to all sorts of problems.

    Classrooms are dynamic, ever-changing environments.

    Child-centered education means moving at the speed of their imagination. Connect and learn how teachers daily adapt their lesson plans to build learning experiences around whatever motivates the student.

    Learning Happens Everywhere.

    Connect and learn how students engage in experiential learning on-campus and virtually – whether from inside our 24,000-volume library, media center, technology lab, outside in nature, out in the community or online.

    Students Explore and Thrive.

    Connect and learn how students actively explore their interests and thrive through clubs and co-curricular activities.

    Life is on the move.

    Connect and learn why in our learning environment students are actively engaged daily. From daily recess to movement classes to swimming to physical education classes – indoors and outdoors, students thrive in our learning continuum from preschool through 8th grade.

    Questions? Contact Admissions

    For quick answers, you might want to visit our Frequently Asked Questions page. If you have questions that require some discussion, please contact our Admissions Team.


    A Virtual Tour of Baker

    Take a virtual tour of Baker Demonstration School and learn more about the school from the people who know it best — our teachers and students.