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Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Elizabeth Dolack, Principal
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
3
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Choir / Chorus
Band
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts None
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Latin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Classical Curriculum
Instructional / curriculum models used Classical
Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

12
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 80% 24%
White 17% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 4%
Black 1% 18%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
4
Boys Sports
including: Cheerleading
6
Clubs
including: Art club
Girls sports Cheerleading
Basketball
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Track
Boys sports (misc.) Sports Club
Girls sports (misc.) Sports Club
Clubs (misc.) Social Etiquette
  Card Club
  Service Club
Clubs Yoga club
Student council / government
Science club
Chess club
Book / reading club
Art club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:00 AM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Anything!
Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools St. Ignatius
  St. Patrick's High School
  Northridge Prep/Willows

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Dance teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Reading specialist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Transportation options (misc.) Car pooling opportunities
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Archdiocese of Chicago
  Music Kids Program
Partner website Http://www.musickidsprogram.com
Partner DePaul University
Partner website Http://www.depaul.edu/Pages/default.aspx
Partner Chicago Dance Institute
Partner website Http://www.chicagodanceinstitute.org
Partner Totus Lingua
Partner website Http://www.totuslingua.com

Enrollment

Learn more Http://sma-school.org/static.asp?path=2984
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $5000
Tuition range (high) $7000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Financial aid type (misc.) Day Care Action
# of applications received 300
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 290
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012