St. Damian Elementary School

5300 155th Street,
Oak Forest, IL, 60452-0604
     Tel: (708)687-4230
Grades: K - 8 | 722 students
Saint Damian School is a Christian educational community of the Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of Chicago in Oak Forest, Illinois.
As such, it is an entity of Saint Damian Parish and operates according to the policies established by the Archdiocese of Chicago Office of Catholic Schools.
Saint Damian School is a community of students, faculty, parents, staff, and clergy united for the purpose of parochial education in the Catholic tradition.
Through mutual respect and sharing of ideas among students, faculty, and parents Saint Damian School provides an environment for spiritual and academic growth and an education that fosters the dignity of the individual.
Saint Damian School continually strives to provide the best possible education for its students by developing the knowledge, attitudes, and skills essential for life-long learning and by instilling a sense of Christian values.
This experience of learning in a Christian Community provides a sound foundation for students which will enable them to live and grow in the Gospel message throughout their lives.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2005

Student Body

Total Students 722 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St. Damian Elementary School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is New Convent Christian Academy (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Triple R Child Care Inc (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Oak Forest KinderCare (0.4 miles away)
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  • Oak ForestOak Forest KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    15700 South Central Avenue
    Oak ForestIL60452
    (708)535-2233
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.4 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • Oak ForestTriple R Child Care Inc
    Daycare / Preschool
    5500 147th St
    Oak ForestIL60452
    (708)385-7474
    Daycare / Preschool
    1 mi | 14 students | Gr. K                      
  • MidlothianAlmost Home Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    14721 Kilbourne Avenue
    MidlothianIL60445
    (708)272-5939
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.4 mi | 19 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • MidlothianSt. Christopher School
      (Roman Catholic)
    14611 Keeler Ave
    MidlothianIL60445
    (708)385-8776
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.8 mi | 252 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • Tinley ParkTrinity Lutheran School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    6850 W.159th Street
    Tinley ParkIL60477
    (708)532-3529
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    2 mi | 298 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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