Details overview

School leader Rachel Gemo
Type Religious
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Religious / Parochial Yes
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Schedule Year-round
Extended / longer school day
Part-time study

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Science
Technology
Arts (all)
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Honors track
Virtual school

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
2
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Dance
Creative writing
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Photography
Painting
World languages taught French
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

8
Facilities
including: Auditorium
Facilities Auditorium
Cafeteria
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Computer
Gym
Library
Playground
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
College preparation resources Community college courses
Summer college prep programs
College prep programs/courses during the year
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
College information sessions/fairs
SAT/ACT prep classes
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Other health impairment

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 72% 51%
Hispanic 13% 24%
Two or more races 11% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 4%
Black 2% 18%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
3
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
2
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Baseball
Cross country
Boys sports (misc.) Kickball, Boy Scouts and Band
Girls sports (misc.) Kickball, Girl Scouts and Band
Clubs Yearbook
Student newspaper
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before

Culture

Parent involvement Parents are involved as little or as much as they'd like to be. We have a parent-partnership program where parents can earn up to $200 off tuition if they provide at least 20 hours of service during the school year. Parent are involved in all aspects of the school program: advisory board, athletics, fundraising, recruiting, class events, etc.
Students typically come from these schools Public and private schools
Students typically continue on to these schools St. Benedict High School
  St. Ignatius
  Loyola Academy

Awards

Academic award DePaul University Professional Development Partnership
Year received 2010
Academic award State of Illinois Recognition
Year received 2010
Academic award NCPL Girls and Boys Basketball First Place Award
Year received 2010

Teachers

World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Archdiocese of Chicago

Enrollment

Learn more Www. sbes.stbenedict.com

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012