Old St. Mary's School

1474 S Michigan Avenue,
Chicago, IL, 60605
Tel: (312)386-1560
Grades: PK - 8 | 361 students
Welcome to Old St. Mary's School! We are a vibrant and growing Catholic school in the South Loop of Chicago serving 250 children in preschool through 6th grade.
As we continue to grow, adding a grade level each year, we look forward to becoming one of the premier elementary schools in our city, serving students all the way up through the eighth grade.
We offer a rigorous academic program, rooted in a firm foundation of our Christian faith, preparing our students for the challenges of the twenty-first century and beyond.
Our students enjoy a curriculum designed with many hands-on learning opportunities.
Our location, just minutes away from the Museum Campus, allows us frequent access to the rich history and treasures of our great city.
Our students are challenged to observe carefully, think critically, and respond compassionately to the needs surrounding them.
Our goal for each one of our students is to become a life long learner, never losing that excitement of knowing more about the world in which we live.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 2004

Student Body

Total Students 361 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Old St. Mary

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 45%
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(plaid jumper or skirt; blue slacks and white shirt and sweater vest)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,500
% on Financial Aid 7%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,500

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, VolleyballBasketballVolleyball,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 06/17/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jane Addams High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Loop KinderCare (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Daystar School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Chicago South Loop KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1501 South State St
    Chicago , IL , 60605
    (312)913-1557
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.2  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Chicago
    Daystar School    
    Special Program Emphasis (Calvinist)
    1550 S State St
    Chicago , IL , 60605
    (312)791-0001
    Special Program Emphasis (Calvinist)
    0.2  mi  |  236  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Chicago
    Loop Learning Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2001 S Michigan Ave
    Chicago , IL , 60616
    (312)225-8828
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.5  mi  |  30  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Chicago
    Detour 2 Discovery Day School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2001 S Wabash Avenue
    Chicago , IL , 60616
    (312)949-2273
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.5  mi  |  153  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Chicago
    Village Leadership Academy
    800 S Wells St Ste 90
    Chicago , IL , 60607
    (312)675-0056
    0.8  mi  |  171  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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