St. Jude School

241 West 2nd Avenue,
New Lenox, IL, 60451-0604
Tel: (815)485-2549
Grades: PK - 8 | 149 students
Our motto is "Learning and Living Our Faith" We strive to serve families by spreading Jesus' word in a challenging academic environment.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1959

Student Body

Total Students 149 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St. Jude School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 75%
Average Class Size 16 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,100
Tuition Notes tuition costs vary for number of children and for non-parishioners
% on Financial Aid 5%
Average Financial Aid Grant $700


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, VolleyballBasketballCheering,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Band, Drama/Musicals, Guitar lessons, Helping Hands-Service Club, Math Competitions, Student Council, Yearbook Art Club, Band, Drama/Musicals, Guitar lessons, Yearbook, Helping Hands-Service Club,
Math Competitions,
Student Council,

School Notes:

  • St. Jude Catholic School is the educational center of our faith community. We work together with our families to create an excellent academic invironment infused with Catholic values and traditions. Our curriculum is based on the Common Core Standards which have been widely adopted throughout the Unted States. Our students consistantly score well aboove the national average on standardized tests. Our teachers are state certified, ,many with advanced degrees.�
    Come see what St. Jude School has to offer your family.

  • Profile last updated: 09/01/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Trinity Services Inc - Children's School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Lenox KinderCare (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Trinity Services Inc - Children's School (1.6 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended May 02, 2013 - We enrolled our children at St. Jude''s since we moved to New Lenox from Chicago nearly 8 years ago. . .it was the best decision we ever made. Our children love to go to school and they are learning at an accelerated rate. Now with the 3-and-4-year-old preschool program the school is even more robust and has a great feeder program. - Posted by Parent

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