The dedicated teachers of Our Lady of Grace (OLG) tailor lesson plans to diverse learning styles, while addressing the individual strengths and needs of every child.
OLG graduates go to top performing Catholic and public schools, such as St. Patrick High School, DePaul College Prep, Lane Tech and Josephinum Academy. We have been awarded the Polk Bros Foundation Leadership Award three years in a row.
We have full-day preschool and kindergarten programs and before and after school care is available. Tuition Assistance is available.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,300
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Our Lady Of Grace School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
1910
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
n/a
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
90%
State avg.: 34%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Average Class Size
20 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Family discounts available. Tuition cost is for the whole year. Additional fee of $750/year for each child entering Preschool.
% on Financial Aid
60%
Admissions Director
Jennifer Moran

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Mentoring and Tutoring

Club or Organization:
National Honor Society, Patrol, Reading Club, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Children's Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Soccer, soccer & dance are offered for a small fee based on student interest., Various others such as chess

School Notes


An education received at Our Lady of Grace School (OLG) is one that opens doors and sets a foundation for life.
  • This is how we do it: 
    • Our successful education incorporates the personal, academic and spiritual development of the child.
    • We create the right environment for your child to become a confident learner, contribute to the community, be active in the Catholic faith and develop good moral character.
    • Teachers and staff specialize in individualized instruction that serves to elevate academic achievement. This is attainable due to our small class sizes
    • OLG graduates attend top performing high schools, such as DePaul College Prep, Lane Tech, St. Patrick High School, and Josephinum Academy.
    • Our families build a strong community life and lasting friendships.
    • We offer full-day preschool and kindergarten.
    • Tuition Assistance is available. 
    • Before and After School Care is available for families that need flexible hours to match their demanding schedules.
    • We are part of Action for Children and Preschool for All.
    • Students attend Mass regularly and take an active part in the religious life of the Parish.
    • Polk Bros and Big Shoulders Fund Leadership Award recipient in 2004, 2008, 2010, 2012,2013 and 2014

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,300
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $9,758 for elementary schools and $16,841 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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