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School leader:  David Wood
432 South Mitchell Avenue
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

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Submitted by a parent · January 27, 2014
As some of the previous reviewers have mentioned, Our Lady of the Wayside School hired a new principal in 2010 who has done an excellent job overhauling the core curriculum. Many of the parents are engaged in the school as room parents,... more

Submitted by a parent · September 25, 2013
I have 2 children at this school. I've been very happy with the education my children receive, as well as the sense of community and the caring teachers.

Submitted by a parent · January 20, 2012
I have two children at Wayside and, while we've been happy with the school since my oldest started in kindergarten seven years ago, we have been especially pleased with the new principal and his efforts to continually improve the school. He truly... more

Submitted by a parent · October 14, 2011
Anymore lice breakouts this year? Hope not. Because the staff won't do a thing about it except send home a letter. My daughter had a nice afternoon recently when the whole class had to rest their heads on the desk for 20 minutes because one... more

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Our Lady of the Wayside School has served the NW suburbs since 1954. Throughout its history, OLW has provided a strong Catholic environment students are offered an atmosphere that provides many opportunities to succeed and deepen their faith. OLW has updated much of its curriculum on its journey to becoming a Balanced Literacy School. Technology has also been incorporated in all grade levels. These changes allow OLW to remain competitive with the high performing public schools in the area.


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Our Lady Of The Wayside School
432 South Mitchell Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL  60005
(847) 255-0050
Last modified Our Lady Of The Wayside School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
Our Lady Of The Wayside School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 9 reviews. Top