St Matthias School

4910 N Claremont Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
Tel: (773)784-0999
Grades: PK-8 | 320 students
  • St. Matthias Transfiguration School is committed to providing a well-rounded Catholic educational experience that emphasizes academic achievement and fosters spiritual, intellectual, emotional and physical development among its students, thus enabling them to contribute effectively in a constantly changing world where faith in God, respect for self and others, and hope for the future are essential.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Special Education Teacher on Staff, Title 1 Education Program
Year Founded 1887

Student Body

Total Students 320 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
65%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St Matthias School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size 22 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki or navy pants and logoed polo, skirt or jumper)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $5,200
Tuition Notes Preschool tuition is based on preferred number of school days (three or five days a week, full or half days). Preschool maintains 1:10 teacher to student ratio. Teaching assistant in each prekindergarten class.
% on Financial Aid
35%
Admissions Director Deb Bukovy

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, VolleyballBasketballVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Boy Scouts, Choir, Emerald City Drama, Environmental Club, Girl Scouts, Girls on Track, Girls on the Run, Robotics Club, Spanish, Spanish Art, Yoga Boy Scouts, Choir, Girl Scouts, Girls on Track, Robotics Club, Spanish, Spanish Art, Yoga, Emerald City Drama,
Environmental Club,
Girls on the Run,

School Notes

  • Prekindergarten students must be potty trained and able to independently manipulate their clothing
  • Prekindergarten students must be either 3 or 4 years old by Sept. 1, Kindergartners must be 5 by Sept. 1.
  • Profile last updated: 01/17/2016

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