Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School

Cardinal Joseph Bernardin School supports the ministry of its sponsoring parishes by providing a Christ-centered quality Catholic education.
Respecting the dignity of the individual person and sensitive to the needs of a diverse society, we strive to enhance and strengthen the faith and spiritual values students first acquired in their homes.
Committed to the highest standards of academic excellence, we dedicate ourselves to provide the best possible education for our students by developing the knowledge, attitudes, and skills essential for life-long learning.
As a community grounded in the Catholic faith, Cardinal Joseph Bernardin School seeks to inspire its students and encourage them to live according to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
We believe that the focus of the Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School experience is to motivate students to learn and achieve their own personal best.
Our goal is to prepare students to be life-long learners, as well as responsible members of their community, able to interact with people of all races, nationalities, and religions as they go out into the world.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 457 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2018

Student Body

Total Students
457 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Cardinal Joseph Bernardin School supports the ministry of its sponsoring parishes by providing a Christ-centered quality Catholic education. Respecting the dignity of the individual person and sensitive to the needs of a diverse society, we strive to enhance and strengthen the faith and spiritual values students first acquired in their homes. Committed to the highest standards of academic excellence, we dedicate ourselves to provide the best possible education for our students by developing the knowledge, attitudes, and skills essential for life-long learning. As a community grounded in the Catholic faith, Cardinal Joseph Bernardin School seeks to inspire its students and encourage them to live according to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We believe that the focus of the Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School experience is to motivate students to learn and achieve their own personal best. Our goal is to prepare students to be life-long learners, as well as responsible members of their community, able to interact with people of all races, nationalities, and religions as they go out into the world.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School's ranking?
Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School?
The application deadline for Cardinal Joseph Bernardin Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 457 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Cook County, IL is $10,654 for elementary schools and $17,869 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cook County, IL is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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