Our Lady of the Lake Catholic School was founded in 1881.
The first faculty was made up of Franciscan Sisters from Joliet, Illinois.
In 1883, the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration from Lacrosse, Wisconsin, took over the staffing of the school.
The Priestly Franciscans have left our area, but we still follow the Franciscan Way.
The Franciscan spirit and tradition remain as the foundation of the school's philosophy.
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic School Community educates, nurtures and guides students, spiritually, academically, and physically, in the Franciscan Spirit, through The Gospels and teachings of the Catholic Faith.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked WI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 123 students
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Our Lady Of The Lake Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Wisconsin for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1886

Student Body

Total Students
123 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade
Our Lady Of The Lake Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size
11 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

School Notes

  • Our Lady of the Lake Catholic School was founded in 1881. The first faculty was made up of Franciscan Sisters from Joliet, Illinois. In 1883, the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration from Lacrosse, Wisconsin, took over the staffing of the school. Franciscan sisters taught in the school until recently. A Franciscan brother has taught computers and physical education in recent years. The Franciscan spirit and tradition remain as the foundation of the school's philosophy. Our Lady of the Lake Catholic School Community educates, nurtures and guides students, spiritually, academically, and physically, in the Franciscan Spirit, through The Gospels and teachings of the Catholic Faith.
Profile last updated: 09/21/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked WI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 123 students
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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