Holy Family School

Holy Family School provides a quality faith-based education at a price affordable to the community it serves.
Rigorous academics are complemented by a strong program in character education and by attention to the children's spiritual growth. The culture within our beautiful new building is one of safety, calm, and control. Every day the students and staff set the tone of excellence by reciting their own mission statement, in which they pledge to be "the best we can be, each and every day." Special features: We provide middle school choice of "specials" that include choir, technology/robotics, and art. Gym is required for everyone. Chapel is held every week. Student Council is active. Our school also boasts many extracurricular activities in the after-school program, including boys' and girls' basketball, two choirs, volleyball, track, robotics, chess, drama, dance, drumming, and tech lab. Outcomes: School test scores from 3rd thru 8th exceed the national mean in the core subjects.
A generation of successful alumni are the result.
83% of our 2012 grads entered high schools at which the average ACT score matched or exceeded that of the State of Il overall. Eighty-seven percent (87%) of alumni report having enrolled in college.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. AdvancED
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1985

Student Body

Total Students 335 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Holy Family School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size 21 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(uniform required)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $2,250
Tuition Notes Sliding scale up to $3500. Rates quoted include book fee. Very affordable tuition thanks to extensive tuition assistance from school partners. Good reduction in rate for siblings. High school scholarships awarded. A few college scholarships are avail
% on Financial Aid
100%
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,000
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. 8th grade mentoring for high school selection, After-school program, Choir, Greeters and Guides Club, art, cheerleading, chess, dance, fitness, spoken word, swimming, technology, tutoring Choir, art, cheerleading, chess, dance, fitness, spoken word, swimming, technology, tutoring, 8th grade mentoring for high school selection,
After-school program,
Greeters and Guides Club,

School Notes

  • HiServing children first-come, first served
  • Challenging academics; placements into Chicago's finest high schools
  • Before and after-school care available at modest additional cost or with Action For Children subsidy
  • New in 2008:  45,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility at Homan Square, No. Lawndale, just 3 blks. south of the Eisenhower, next to the Tower
  • High school scholarship aid available to students performing well

Profile last updated: 01/09/2016

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