Grades: PK-K | 199 students
The Cardinal Bernardin Early Childhood Center is a regional archdiocesan school and a ministry of the Archdiocese of Chicago, Office of Catholic Schools.We offer a variety of educational opportunities for infants, toddlers and children up to 9 years old.
We are proud to be one of the few Chicago area schools to offer Montessori classes in a Catholic environment as well as support for children with special needs.
Our programs include classes for parents and/or caregivers with infants and toddlers, transition classes for 3 year-old, full day preschool, kindergarten, and primary grade classes.
We also offer Extended Day programs before and after school at our St. Bonaventure campus.
Class sizes are limited to approximately 20 children with a teacher and assistant.
|School Type||Montessori School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
National Association for the Education of Young Children
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten|
|Total Students||199 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 31%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||5 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||40:1
National avg.: 13:1
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