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Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Colleen Barrett
Type Religious
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
3
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Media arts Graphics
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Latin
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Comprehensive
Instructional / curriculum models used Teacher-run
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages (misc.) Latin
Religious / Parochial Yes
Affiliation Roman Catholic
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 2 years old

Support

14
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Computer lab
Library

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 95% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 4%
Hispanic 1% 24%
Two or more races 1% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Black 0% 18%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Cross country
6
Boys Sports
including: Track
9
Clubs
including: Girl Scouts
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Football
Golf
Track
Volleyball
Clubs (misc.) After School Clubs (multiple)
Clubs - dance Irish Dance
Clubs Community service
Cub Scouts
Dance club
Foreign language and culture club
Girl Scouts
Recycling club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 5:00 PM
Before school start time 7:30 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Area Preschools
  District 39 Schools
Students typically continue on to these schools New Trier
  Loyola Academy
  Regina Dominican

Awards

Academic award National Blue Ribbon School
Year received 2012

Teachers

19
Staff
including: School psychologist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff French
Italian
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Polish, Latin

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner St. Thomas of Canterbury (Sharing School)
Partner website Http://www.stmary-stthomas.org
Partner Archdiocese of Chicago, Office of Catholic Schools
Partner website Http://schools.archchicago.org
Partner National Catholic Educational Association
Partner website Http://www.ncea.org
Partner Blue Ribbon Schools, US Dept of Education
Partner website Http://www2.ed.gov/programs/nclbbrs/awards.html
Partner St. Francis Xavier Church
Partner website Http://www.sfxparish.org

Enrollment

Learn more Https://sfxparish.wufoo.com/forms/sfx-school-admissions-online-request-form/
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012