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PK-8|Private
480 students
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School leader:  David Wood
432 South Mitchell Avenue
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

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(847) 255-0050
(847) 253-0543
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"Our Lady of the Wayside School is a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Coed / Single gender
    Coed
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    Band, Choir / Chorus, Ceramics, Drawing / Sketching...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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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

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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.

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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

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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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About this school

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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Last modified: January 12, 2016
Last modified Our Lady Of The Wayside School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
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