Our Lady Of Grace School

2446 N. Ridgeway,
Chicago, IL, 60647-0606
     Tel: (773)342-0170
Grades: PK - 8 | 187 students
Teachers and staff at Our Lady of Grace School pay close attention to what your child needs to succeed in school.
The teachers tailor lesson plans to diverse learning styles, while addressing the individual strengths and needs of every child.
We have a strong track record of improving academic achievement.Our Lady of Grace School received the 2012 Croghan Teacher's Award for showing the greatest growth in test scores.
We have been awarded the Polk Bros Foundation Leadership Award in five different years.
As part of the parish and with the support of the Springfield Dominican Sisters, OLG provides a quality Catholic education in a faith-centered environment to students.
We prepare students for commitment to their Catholic faith, responsible citizenship, and future academic success.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1910

Student Body

Total Students 187 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 90%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Our Lady Of Grace School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 19 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,900
Tuition Notes Family discounts available. Tuition cost is for the whole year.
% on Financial Aid 60%
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Anahi Lazarte


Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports BasketballBasketball


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Club, Children's Choir, Mentoring and Tutoring Chess Club, Children's Choir,
Mentoring and Tutoring,

School Notes:

  • Student's consistent growth in test scores earned the school the 2012 Croghan Teachers Award. The longer they stay, the better they perform
  • Half of the students in grades 4th through 8th made the honor roll in 2011 and 2012.
  • Our students attend top performing high schools, such as Gordon Tech, Lane Tech, St. Patrick High School, and Josephinum Academy.
  • Our families build a strong community life and lasting friendships.
  • We offer full day preschool and kindergarten.
  • Before and After School Care is available for families that need flexible hours to match their demanding schedules.
  • We are part of Action for Children and Preschool for All.
  • Students attend Mass regularly and take an active part in the religious life of the Parish.
  • Polk Bros and Big Shouldrs Fund Leadership Award recipient in 2004, 2008, 2010, 2012, and 2013

Profile last updated: 01/29/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chicago International Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jehovah Lutheran School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is A-karrasel Enterprises, Inc. (0.4 miles away)
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