Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 02:45 PM
School leader Sr. Rita Marie Range
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 20

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Schedule AM and PM kindergarten
Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school Faith-based
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning At OLG, our committed teachers and staff specialize in individualized instruction and elevating academic achievement. We pay close attention to our students to provide them with the tools they need to succeed in school. We believe a successful education incorporates the personal, academic and spiritual development of the child.
Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
Music Choir / Chorus
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

12
Facilities
including: Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Computer lab
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Counseling
Mentoring
Tutoring
Special education program details We offer Special Education services for students with an Individualized Education Program. We also offer Title 1 services to students who require extra individualized attention so that they can be at the level they need to be come the end of the academic year.
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities

Early childhood program

Early childhood starting age 3 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Requirements for attending Child must be 3 or 4 years old by September 1. Child must be potty trained prior to school start date.
Payment schedule Monthly
Financial aid options Sibling Discount
Preschool meals offered Breakfast
Morning Snack
Lunch
Social emotional skills development Our program is designed around units and centers. These help our student to learn new and interesting things, while giving the children many opportunities to make choices, experiment, and take responsibility for their own work. Click on the following link to learn more about our Early Childhood Program as well as take a look at our students' daily routines. http://bit.ly/OLGEarlyChildhood
Typical day and activities In order to ensure the highest quality learning environment, our preschoolers follow the same daily schedule. Click on the following link to see what a typical day in Preschool is like: http://bit.ly/OLGEarlyChildhood Our kindergarten teacher use play and creative activities to educate children in reading, writing, math, religion, art, and science. Click on the following link to see some of the activities Kindergarten students partake in: http://bit.ly/eWB1AD
Required credentials for lead staff Teaching credential
% of early learning staff that holds a credential or certification 76%-100%
Maximum number of infants per adult 0
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 10
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 10
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 25
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 30

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 92% 24%
White 4% 51%
Black 3% 18%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 4%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
2
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
7
Clubs
including: Homework help / Study buddy club
Girls sports Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Clubs Book / reading club
Chess club
Community service
Homework help / Study buddy club
Mock trial competition club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Holy Trinity High School
  St. Patrick High School
  Lane Tech
Parent involvement details We believe that the family is the first teacher of the child. Our mission is to work hand in hand with parents to assure their child's success as well as provide them with regular communication of their child's progress by way of newsletters, bulletins, conferences, report cards etc...
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying Since the purpose of the school is to provide a Christian environment in which students can experience and practice the Christian life of faith, all students are expected to exhibit Christian attitudes and behavior in their relationships with teachers, other adults and fellow students.

Awards

Academic award Polk Bros Foundation Leadership Award Presented by Big Shoulders Fund
Year received 2015
Academic award Polk Bros Foundation Leadership Award Presented by Big Shoulders Fund
Year received 2014
Academic award Polk Bros Foundation Leadership Award Presented by Big Shoulders Fund
Year received 2013

Teachers

6
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Librarian / media specialist
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Staff details At OLG, our committed teachers and staff specialize in individualized instruction and elevating academic achievement. We not only pay close attention to our students to provide them with the tools they need to succeed in school, we also work closely with parents to assure their family's needs are met.

Neighborhood

Transportation options Accessible via public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Archdiocese of Chicago

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details To enroll, families must schedule a meeting with our Development Director, Jennifer Moran by calling 773-384-2177 or sending a message to jmoran@olgchicago.org. During this meeting, families must submit an Application for Admission, the $50/student application fee (must be paid in cash or check) as well as the Original Birth Certificate of each child. All necessary registration forms can be downloaded by clicking the link below.
Learn more Http://www.olgchicago.org/site/epage/79663_813.htm
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Transcript
Application submission begins 01/25/2016
Application deadline 08/31/2016
Application fee amount $50
Tuition range (low) $4300
Tuition range (high) $7525
For the year 2016-2017
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012