Pope John Xxiii School
5.00 (4 reviews)
Tel: (847) 475-5678
- Pope John XXIII School's goal is to provide an excellent Catholic education in a small, caring and diverse community. We are preparing students for global citizenship. Pope John XXIII School teaches three languages. French and Spanish are taught starting in preschool alternating semesters. Latin is an option starting in sixth grade. There are honors and advanced classes starting in middle school.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2008|
|Total Students||240 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 31%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||17 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||16 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$7,865|
|Tuition Notes||Parishioners of St. Mary's or St. Nicholas Churches receive tuition reduction--so their rate is $5646|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$1,000|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Associate||Christina Lampa|
|Total Sports Offered||7 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketball, Cross Country,|
Soccer, Track and Field,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||8 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Band, Chess club, Guitar, Violin, Yoga|
Club or Organization:
Girls on the Run, Spelling bee club
Arts and Music Programs:
- NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE! 2008 WINNER OF THE NCLB BLUE RIBBON AWARD FOR ACADEMIC SCORES IN THE TOP 10%. WINNER OF THE RED RIBBON AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN DRUG-FREE EDUCATION, PROVIDING A SAFE ENVIRONMENT AND PROMOTING HELATHY LIFE STYLES
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- La Grange Grades: PK-8 | 525 students
145 N Waiola Ave
La Grange, IL 60525
(708) 352-2175 17.8 PK-8
Amazing school! We moved to Evanston for the public school system, but feel in love with PJ23 and could not leave after preschool. The community, teachers, small class sizes and academics are what kept us here. We are excited for our second child to attend!
- Posted by Parent - Parent
We love this school! We have been a part of this community for 10+ years and our oldest is thriving in high school. He was well prepared and found the transition into high school a breeze. The teachers are top notch and the community is warm, welcoming, and diverse.
- Posted by Parent - pj23panther
The best decision we ever made was to send our 4 kids to Pope John XXIII School. We transferred from another local catholic school and at the time of the transfer, our kids were so behind in what they should have been. The amazing teachers got our kids where they should have been and more...when our now junior in high school graduates from PJ23, she placed in ALL AP courses and tested into Latin 3 at a CPs school! Our remaining here kids are thriving and excelling! The school community couldn`t be any more welcoming and inclusive. I cannot stress enough how lucky we are to have come to PJ23.
- Posted by Parent - LV
Fantastic environment! Supports a variety of interests and assists the needs of varied learning styles with ease. The school respects the children and the families. The homework is substantive and the projects in school are rich in content.
- Posted by Parent - jbenc
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