St Celestine School

  • St. Celestine School is one of the largest Catholic Schools in the area.
  • Students have one to one technology from Preschool through grade 8.
  • Students enjoy music, art, technology, P.e. and Spanish classes every weekly.
  • There are many extracurricular clubs and athletic opportunities available at all grade levels. Tours are available at any time during the school day.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedSpeech and learning diabilties
Year Founded1936

Student Body

Total Students442 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade St Celestine School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size22 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,650
% on Financial Aid
3%
Average Financial Aid Grant$500
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerSoftball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes

  • St. Celestine School is an elementary Cathoiic school serving 478 in gradesPreK through grade 8.  The school has above average test scores at every grade level in every subject area.  A full program including acadmeics and specials in gym, art, music, foreign language and technology are offered.  Every stduent hass 1:1 techonolgy that includes Ipads and chromebooks.  Many after school activities are offered that include athletics (BB, volleyball, soccer) as well as clubs (art club, drama club, Spanish Club, Chess Club Student Council, and reading clubs.  Girl and boy scouting progrmas are very strong.  Religion is strong and teaches lives rooted in Christ with morals and values.,  A wonderful family community feeling is evident.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago
    Grades: PK-8 | 194 students
    2.3 miles
    6143 W Irving Park Rd
    Chicago, IL 60634
    (773) 736-8806
    2.3 PK-8
    194
  • Oak Park
    Grades: 2-8 | 25 students
    4 miles
    410 Washington Blvd
    Oak Park, IL 60302
    (708) 524-2408
    4 2-8
    25
  • River Forest
    Grades: PK-8 | 283 students
    1.9 miles
    1515 Lathrop Ave
    River Forest, IL 60305
    (708) 771-5905
    1.9 PK-8
    283

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