Located in the heart of the Illinois Medical District and University of Illinois at Chicago campus, Children of Peace Catholic School develops students that brings God's peace to their community.
Our small class sizes allow our teachers to foster strong relationships with our students.
Our community extends beyondthe classroom.  Partnerships with groups such as UIC, Big Shoulders Fund, Notre Dame Parish and Rush Medical Center help to create a mosaic that reflects the vitality of the city.
At Children of Peace, we believe in providing outstanding education for the whole child: mind, spirit and body.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 145 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,050
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Children Of Peace ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Student Body

Total Students
145 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Children Of Peace Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Traditional K-8: $5,050 Traditional Preschool: $5,150 Montessori: $6, 800
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%

School Notes

  • Programs
  • Children of Peace serves students from Preschool through 8th grade in traditional and deaf/hard of hearing classrooms (Holy Trinity School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing), and preschool through Level Two Montessori classrooms. Our diverse classrooms have a 15:1 student to teacher ratio.
  • Unique Learning
  • American Sign Language is taught from preschool through 8th grade in all three programs. Science classes are taught in the science lab donated by Rush Medical Center for grades 6th-8th. Our graduates are accepted into the top Catholic and CPS Selective Enrollment high schools. Schools include St. Ignatius, Holy Trinity High School, Whitney Young High School, and Jones College Prep.
  • Faith Based Community
  • Our school welcomes students from all faiths and backgrounds, providing the space to learn from each other's experiences. Daily prayer andreligious classes as well as a weekly prayer service is part of the curriculum. Students also have the opportunity to receive the Sacraments of First Communion, Reconciliation and Confirmation.
  • Our Day
  • Classes meet from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Monday through Friday. Before and after school care options are available from6:00 am - 6:00 pm.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 145 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,050
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $9,805 for elementary schools and $16,882 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Chicago, IL is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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