St Colette School

  • As an integral part of St. Colette Parish, St. Colette School is committed to teach His message to our children and to develop a community of love and service in each child, under the guidance of faculty and parents, will have the opportunity to grow socially, academically and spiritually toward responsible adulthood.
  • Since 1960, St. Colette School has provided educational excellence to the Rolling Meadows and Palatine communities.
  • The school's philosophy is to provide academic excellence, build self esteem and confidence, and instill social values into all aspects of life, consistent with the gospel teachings of Jesus Christ.
  • This time honored approach to education has made Catholic Education one of the most respected educational systems available.
  • St. Colette School believes that a true education aims at the formation of the whole human person, mentally, physically and spiritually.
  • Consistent with this belief, St. Colette School provides a curriculum that extends beyond the traditional education in public schools.
  • Faith formation is a core component of the curriculum and becomes a component of each student's daily life through prayer, worship and the study of social justice.
  • Fine arts and music extend beyond the classroom and annual concerts to our school masses and daily prayer.
  • Parish activities are an integral part of student life, emphasizing the school's unique Catholic identity.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1960
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2007

Student Body

Total Students211 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
86%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St Colette School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size18 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,700
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Admissions DirectorValerie Zemko

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Softball, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountrySoftball,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • As an integral part of St. Colette Parish, St. Colette School is committed to teach His message to our children and to develop a community of love and service in each child, under the guidance of faculty and parents, will have the opportunity to grow socially, academically and spiritually toward responsible adulthood. Since 1960, St. Colette School has provided educational excellence to the Rolling Meadows and Palatine communities. The school's philosophy is to provide academic excellence, build self esteem and confidence, and instill social values into all aspects of life, consistent with the gospel teachings of Jesus Christ. This time honored approach to education has made Catholic Education one of the most respected educational systems available. St. Colette School believes that a true education aims at the formation of the whole human person, mentally, physically and spiritually. Consistent with this belief, St. Colette School provides a curriculum that extends beyond the traditional education in public schools. Faith formation is a core component of the curriculum and becomes a component of each student's daily life through prayer, worship and the study of social justice. Fine arts and music extend beyond the classroom and annual concerts to our school masses and daily prayer. Parish activities are an integral part of student life, emphasizing the school's unique Catholic identity.
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  • Arlington Heights
    Grades: K-9 | 232 students
    4 miles
    2550 N Arlington Heights Rd
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004
    (847) 590-5700
    4 K-9
    232

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