St. Clement School

Anchored in the richness richness of Catholic tradition, Saint Clement School engages each and every child in a challenging academic environment that empowers and inspires our students to recognize their unique gifts.
Upon graduating from Saint Clement School, our students enter high school empowered by their rich experience of faith, service and intellectual discovery.
Our students are compassionate leaders entrusted with a sacred responsibility to share their gifts, serve the common good and respond with confidence to the challenges each day.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 471 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,330
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2020

Student Body

Total Students
471 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
St. Clement School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
K - 8 Non-Parishioner Tuition Rate: $12,870 K - 8 Engaged Parishioner Tuition Rate: $9,330 PreK 4 Non-Parishioner Tuition Rate: $12,870 for half-day (M-F AM & PM), $18,496 for full-day (M-F) PreK 4 Engaged Parishioner Tuition Rate: $9,330 for half-day (M-F AM), $14,955 for full-day (M-F) See website for Prek3
Admissions Director
Noreen Valle
Admissions Associate
Noreen Valle


School Notes

  • Pre-Kindergarten 3: The child must be 3 years of age by September 1st of the year he/she will begin school. Pre-Kindergarten 4: The child must be 4 years of age by September 1st of the year he/she will begin school. Kindergarten: The child must be 5 years of age by September 1st of the year he/she will begin school. First Grade: The child must be 6 years of age by September 1st of the year he/she will begin school.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
St. Clement has greatly exceeded my expectations. It is an amazing school. The teachers are so enthusiastic and dedicated. They truly care about every child. My two children both love their teachers and the school. The level of communication is terrific, and the administration is highly competent and caring. In addition to strong academics, the school offers great steam, music, art, Spanish, and PE programs. Public speaking begins in kindergarten and continues through 8th grade. The school community is excellent, and you are made to feel a part of the community right away. There is a strong bond between the parish and school offering many growth opportunities for students to learn empathy and volunteer in a range of services including making homeless lunches, food baskets for Thanksgiving, providing reading books to lower income schools, and supporting monthly charities through class sponsored Anchor days. It has a neighborhood feel in that many of the students live close by or in surrounding neighborhoods, so it is easy for friendships to develop. Great importance is put on growing not only the minds of the children but also in shaping their character and spirit. We could not be happier.
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Saint Clement is an excellent school. We have been parents in the school for nearly ten years, and we currently have two children attending. Every single teacher that we have encountered over our many years at Saint Clement has been excellent in all ways that we can imagine: highly effective and professional educators; proactive and responsive partners with the parents; keepers of an ideal learning environment; fun people to share our children with; warm, approachable, and caring individuals who ensure that all children feel safe and supported. Before we had children in the school, we attended an open house and were amazed at the older students who greeted us and spoke to us: intelligent, confident, mature, enthusiastic, open, well-spoken, self-motivated, and high-performing. Since we`ve been in the school, we also know the students to be far above average in the areas of caring and kindness, too. The school is very strong academically, while also flexible in meeting students where they are and giving most of them the support that they need. It is my understanding that in the end, most Saint Clement students are accepted at the high school of their choice and are well prepared for the next step. Without using bullet points, here are a few other thoughts: It`s a very safe and secure environment. Disciplinary matters are handled reasonably and effectively. Parent concerns are heard and addressed. Teachers and administrators communicate often and well, and also make themselves readily available. Volunteering is frequent and widespread. Parents are friendly, open, social, and positive. Families are generally happy. It`s cool to be smart. The kids love it there.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 471 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,330
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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