One of the most important choices you can make for your child is where they will attend school. St. Barnabas School is truly an exceptional school that offers your child an array of opportunities that will foster their academic, social and spiritual growth. St. Barnabas offers your child a faith-based, technology-integrated education including: Brand new Education Center opened Fall 2021
3 & 4 year-old full & half-day pre-school options
Full & half-day Kindergarten  Before & After Care  Growing number of 21st Century Classrooms with flexible seating
Service Learning focus including  All-School Service Days and grade-level service projects
Project MATCH program, offering differentiated curriculum in Math & ELA (Reading)
Spanish, Music, Art, Physical Education and Technology Instruction for all students from pre-school through 8th grade
1:1 iPad program for junior high, interactive white boards and media center with technology-driven instruction
Diverse offerings in our After School Enrichment program, including yoga, STEM engineering, chess, young entrepreneurs and more  Robust after school athletics and theater programs

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 565 students
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Barnabas Catholic 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
Year Founded
1959

Student Body

Total Students
565 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
St. Barnabas Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
25 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Navy pants, white shirt for boys; special plaid jumpers, skirts and white shirts for girls

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Easily paid online through GiveCentral.org
Admissions Director
Lisa Sarcinella

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Drama Club with Spring Performance, Math/Science Club
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does St. Barnabas Catholic School offer?

St. Barnabas Catholic School offers 6 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Football, Golf, Soccer and Volleyball.

What is St. Barnabas Catholic School's ranking?

St. Barnabas Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for: Highest percentage of students of color and Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for St. Barnabas Catholic School?

The application deadline for St. Barnabas Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 565 students
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $10,536 for elementary schools and $17,857 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Chicago, IL is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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