Holy Family School

  • Holy Family School provides a high-quality faith-based education at a price affordable to the community it serves.
  • Rigorous academics are complemented by a strong program in character education and by attention to the children's spiritual growth. The culture within our beautiful building is one of safety, calm, and control. Every day the students and staff set the tone of excellence by reciting their own mission statement, in which they pledge to be "the best we can be, each and every day." Special features: We provide middle school choice of "specials" that include choir, technology/robotics, dance, and art. Gym is required for everyone. Chapel is held every week. Student Council is active. Our school also boasts many extracurricular activities in the after-school program, including boys' and girls' basketball, choir, volleyball, track, robotics, drama, dance, art, and tech lab. Outcomes: School test scores from 3rd thru 8th exceed the national mean.
  • A generation of successful alumni are the result. Graduates are currently enrolled at the University of Michigan, Marquette University, University of IL-Urbana Champaign, Tuskegee Institute, Univ. of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Illinois College, Virginia Commonwealth, Southern IL Univ., and Western IL Universisty, amont others.
  • 100% of our 2017 grads entered high schools at which the average ACT score matched or exceeded that of the State of Il overall. Eighty-seven percent (87%) of alumni report having enrolled in college.

Top Placements

Holy Family School places among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.AdvancED
Religious AffiliationEvangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA)
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1985
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students312 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeHoly Family School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size21 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(uniform required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$2,450
Tuition NotesSliding scale up to $3500. Siblings discounted. Rates quoted include book fee. Very affordable tuition is a result of extensive tuition assistance provided by school partners for every student.
% on Financial Aid
100%
Average Financial Aid Grant$6,000
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Endowment Size$3.4 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Dance, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballDance,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.After-school program, technology, tutoring

Club or Organization:
8th grade mentoring for high school selection, Greeters and Guides Club

Arts and Music Programs:
art, Choir, dance

Recreational Athletic Programs:
cheerleading, fitness, swimming

School Notes

  • Serving children first-come, first served
  • Challenging academics; placements into Chicago's finest high schools
  • Every accepted student receives approximately $6000 in tuition assistance
  • Before and after-school care available at modest additional cost or with Action For Children subsidy
  • 45,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility on the Homan Square campus, just 3 blks. south of the Eisenhower next to the Tower
  • High school scholarships available to students performing well at Holy Family
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago
    Grades: PK-12 | 529 students
    0.7 miles
    119 S Central Park Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60624
    (773)722-4600
    0.7 PK-12
    529
  • Chicago
    Grades: 9-12 | 345 students
    2.2 miles
    5088 W Jackson Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773)261-7505
    2.2 9-12
    345
  • Oak Park
    Fenwick High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 1184 students
    4 miles
    505 Washington Blvd
    Oak Park, IL 60302
    (708)386-0127
    4 9-12
    1184
  • Chicago
    Grades: NS-8 | 167 students
    10.1 miles
    8622 W Catalpa Ave
    Chicago, IL 60656
    (773)714-0646
    10.1 NS-8
    167
  • Chicago
    Grades: NS-6 | 129 students
    7.1 miles
    1014 East 47th Street
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773)924-1200
    7.1 NS-6
    129

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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $7,655 for elementary schools and $15,556 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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