Details overview

Hours 07:40 AM - 02:20 PM
School leader Miss Mary Keenley
Type Religious
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Religious / Parochial Yes
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Schedule Traditional
Type of school Faith-based
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Religious
Science
Service learning
Technology
World languages
Writing

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
4
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments

Early childhood program

Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 3 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Requirements for attending Must be up to date with immunizations and potty trained.
Payment schedule Monthly
Financial aid options Sibling Discount
Typical day and activities St. Theresa School offers morning and full-day preschool and kindergarten options beginning at age 3. Days offered are T-TH, M-W-F, or 5 days. Before and after school care is also available. Gym, library, technology and music classes are part of the early childhood curriculum. Admissions applications are available online. sttheresaschool.com or 847-359-1820.
Required credentials for lead staff Bachelor's degree
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 8
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 10
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 12
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 24

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 88% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 4%
Two or more races 4% 3%
Hispanic 2% 24%
Black 1% 18%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

9
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
6
Boys Sports
including: PE classes
13
Clubs
including: Girl Scouts
Girls sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Intramurals
PE classes
Softball
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Intramurals
PE classes
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Community service
Dance club
Drama club
Girl Scouts
It's Academic
Science club
Student council / government
Technology club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 06:30 AM
After school end time 06:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Awards

Academic award National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
Year received 2015

Teachers

8
Staff
including: Coach(es)
Staff Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation details Free Bus service through district 15
Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Archdiocese of Chicago

Enrollment

Application requirements Application
Application fee
Application submission begins 11/02/2015
Application fee amount $25.00
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012