Details overview

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

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Religious / Parochial Yes
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Teacher-run

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
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
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages (misc.) Latin

Support

14
Facilities
including: Computer lab
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
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 2 years old

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

Culture

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
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: Coach(es)
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
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 counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
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/
Type of application deadline Rolling
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012