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St. Athanasius School is an elementary school committed to the Roman Catholic tradition, academic excellence and student enrichment.
At St. Athanasius, each child is recognized as a unique individual with particular strengths, abilities and interests.
We believe children learn best in a caring environment where individual learning styles are accommodated and children are encouraged to develop to their fullest potential.
St. Athanasius School is a Catholic community challenging students to academic excellence, developing their unique talents and gifts, and inspiring them to become community leaders in imitation of Christ. Our strong academic program also recognizes the uniqueness of each of our children, while setting high standards of excellence.
We believe that children learn best in a caring environment where they are encouraged to develop to their fullest potential, and every effort is made to accommodate individual learning styles.
In 2012 and 2019, St. Athanasius School was named a Department of Education National Blue Ribbon School..

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 223 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,240
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

St. Athanasius Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia, Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1923
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012, 2019

Student Body

Total Students
223 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
St. Athanasius Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
19 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
parish member rate is 7285
% on Financial Aid
10%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Judy Berg

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
band, chess, choir, scouts

School Notes

  • St. Athanasius School, is an elementary school committed to the Roman Catholic tradition, academic excellence and student enrichment. At St. Athanasius, each child is recognized as a unique individual with particular strengths, abilities and interests. We believe children learn best in a caring environment where individual learning styles are accommodated and children are encouraged to develop to their fullest potential. St. Athanasius School is a Catholic community challenging students to academic excellence, developing their unique talents and gifts, and inspiring them to become community leaders in imitation of Christ. Our strong academic program also recognizes the uniqueness of each of our children, while setting high standards of excellence. We believe that children learn best in a caring environment where they are encouraged to develop to their fullest potential, and every effort is made to accommodate individual learning styles.
  • In 2012 and 2019, St. Athanasius School was named a Department of Education National Blue Ribbon School.

School Reviews

5  
Best Catholic PK-8 school on the North Shore. Strong academics. Dedicated teachers. Excellent community involvement. The principal runs a tight ship and has a gift for hiring great teachers. Compared to other private and well rated public elementary schools in the area, I've been very impressed how efficiently this school operates.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 223 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,240
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Cook County, IL is $9,458 for elementary schools and $16,125 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cook County, IL is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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