Advertisement
Advertisement

No rating

GreatSchools Rating

St Michael School

Private | PK-8 | 592 students

 

Be sure to visit

Take along one of
our checklists:

 

Living in Orland Park

Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $208,500. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,000.

Source: Sperling's Best Places
 
Last modified
Community Rating

4 stars

Community Rating by Year
2014:
Based on 1 rating
2013:
No new ratings
2012:
Based on 1 rating
2011:
Based on 1 rating

Teacher quality

Principal leadership

Parent involvement

Rate this school

Click on stars to rate
Please select a star rating for this school.
    Helpful reviews answer questions:
  • What do you think others should know?
  • What do you like?
  • How could your school improve?
    Review Guidelines
    GreatSchools won’t post reviews that contain:
  • Inappropriate language
  • Allegations of criminal conduct
  • Names of students, teachers or staff
1200 characters remaining
Please read and accept our Terms of Use to join GreatSchools.
Please indicate your relationship to the school.
Registration is required to post your anonymous review
We will not display your name, photo or email address with your review.
OR
Your email address will never be published or shared.
Indicates a required field

8 reviews of this school


Sort by:
Show reviews by:
Posted April 8, 2014

Some of the teachers in the older grades have put in writing that getting homework is a courtesy and not the responsibitlity of the teacher. When you are paying $4500.00 for one child...the homework being sent home is the teacher's responsibility. Most of the teacher's for the younger graders are amazing beyond words. Maybe the older grade teachers need to LEARN to LOVE doing their job instead of JUST doing a job.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 27, 2012

The teachers and staff are very focused on safety and school details. Every student matters. Happy times and good memories come from the enormous support that the school and church provide my children. The students here learn how to succeed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 27, 2011

St. Michael School has been a blessing for my daughter who transferred here 2 years ago. A wonderful school to grow spiritually and academically. Catholic School Excellence!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 29, 2010

I have been very impressed with the teachers. The principal is very involved with the students and parents. She knows every student by name. I find my children to be more advanced in math and english than kids their age at other schools. St. Michael is unlike any other school in the area, in that it offers advanced technological resourses to every level. Every classroom has a SmartBoard and their Video conferencing system allows teachers to take their students on a virtual field trip where they interact with subject matter experts from all over the world. All of that, on top of learning values and discipline every day.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 17, 2009

St. Michael is an excellent school that prepares children for high school...above and beyond the average amount of preparation. We are extremely happy with the school. The principal is kind and caring and has changed St. Michael School for the better.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 27, 2009

So far I am not impressed with this school as I was with my son's other school. The staff is nice but not friendly. I think that the teachers need to give some attention to the students on a 1:1 bases.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 11, 2009

This school is terrible. The teachers are incompetent of teaching and my daughter cannot wait to get out of the school. She feels unprepared for highschool and overall feels like the school is a prison.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 23, 2008

This school is very good for young children. The teachers are all very qualified to teach children of all ages. The school has no bullies and is a great school if you want your children to succeed. This is definitely the best choice possible for all catholic schools. I hope you send your children because this school is definitly worth all the time, effort, and money.
—Submitted by a student


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

We currently do not have any test score information for this school. Unlike public schools, private schools are not always required to report data about their schools or not required to take the same tests as public schools. Many private schools take different standardized tests; however, that information is often made available only to families of enrolled students. We strive to acquire additional private school data whenever available.

What is the GreatSchools Rating?

The GreatSchools rating is a simple tool for parents to compare schools based on test scores, student academic growth, and college readiness. It compares schools across the state, where the highest rated schools in the state are designated as “Above Average” and the lowest “Below Average.” It is designed to be a starting point to help parents make baseline comparisons. We always advise parents to visit the school and consider other information on school performance and programs, as well as consider their child's and family's needs as part of the school selection process.

 
 

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

Unfortunately, this school doesn't have sufficient data to generate an academic rating.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 91% 51%
Hispanic 5% 24%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Black 0% 18%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Oops! We currently do not have any teacher information for this school. We rely on the state Department of Education, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), and in some cases school administrators such as registrars and principals for this data.

What makes a great teacher? Study after study shows the single most important factor determining the quality of the education a child receives is the quality of his teacher. Here are some characteristics to look for »

Let your school shine!

School leaders: Help your school shine on GreatSchools
by verifying community responses, adding program highlights
and more! Get started »

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Computer lab
School leaders can update this information here.

Let your school shine!

School leaders: Help your school shine on GreatSchools
by verifying community responses, adding program highlights
and more! Get started »

School basics

School Leader's name
  • Bernadette Cuttone
Gender
  • Coed
Affiliation
  • Roman catholic
Associations
  • NAPSEC
  • NCEA

Programs

Specific academic themes or areas of focus

Don't understand these terms?
  • Religious

Resources

School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Library
Partnerships with local resources and organizations
  • Archdiocese of Chicago
School leaders can update this information here.

Apply

To learn more about enrolling, please call the school.
 

TIP: Don't forget to ask about documents required for enrollment, such as your child's birth certificate, proof of address, or a record of immunizations.

 
Notice an inaccuracy? Let us know!

14355 Highland Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462
Phone: (708) 349-0068

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Compare this school
to nearby schools

Compare schools »

Compare

Add this school to compare

Nearby schools



Transition
Orland Park, IL


Orland Center School
Orland Park, IL



Centennial School
Orland Park, IL


ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT