Details overview

Hours 08:45 AM - 03:30 PM
School leader Kate OBrien
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

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

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning HFCA is a truly unique school with a warm and welcoming faith-based environment, innovative and dedicated teachers, and a curriculum strengthened and enhanced by the comprehensive framework of the International Baccalaureate Organization.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Engineering
Mathematics
Religious
Science
Service learning
Social justice

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
3
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Drama
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

16
Facilities
including: Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Natural area
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Special education program details Along with differentiated learning and instruction, which is supported by having two educators in every classroom from Preschool though 5th grade, HFCA also has a full-time reading specialist, a school counselor and we work with Mobile Therapies to provide services our students may need during the school day..

Early childhood program

Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 2 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited No
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Requirements for attending Children must be potty trained and current on all immunizations.
Payment schedule Monthly
Financial aid options None
Preschool meals offered None
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 0
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 0
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 0

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 78% 51%
Two or more races 10% 3%
Hispanic 7% 24%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 4%
Black 1% 18%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Cross country
3
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
8
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Track
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Track
Boys sports (misc.) Cross country skiing
Girls sports (misc.) Cross-country skiing
Clubs Boy Scouts
Chess club
Cooking club
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Robotics club
Student newspaper
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
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom

Teachers

6
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher

Neighborhood

Transportation details Only certain areas of District 15 have bus service to HFCA.
Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Archdiocese of Chicago

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details We realize selecting a school for your child is a very important decision. We invite you to find out as much as you can about Holy Family Academy and welcome you to take advantage of the following opportunities to learn more about our award winning school: schedule a private tour; have your student attend a shadow day; and meet with the principal.
Learn more Http://holyfamilycatholicacademy.net/
Application requirements Application
Interview
Financial aid offered School-based aid

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012