Saint Damian School is a Christian educational community of the Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of Chicago in Oak Forest, Illinois.
As such, it is an entity of Saint Damian Parish and operates according to the policies established by the Archdiocese of Chicago Office of Catholic Schools.
Saint Damian School is a community of students, faculty, parents, staff, and clergy united for the purpose of parochial education in the Catholic tradition.
Through mutual respect and sharing of ideas among students, faculty, and parents Saint Damian School provides an environment for spiritual and academic growth and an education that fosters the dignity of the individual.
Saint Damian School continually strives to provide the best possible education for its students by developing the knowledge, attitudes, and skills essential for life-long learning and by instilling a sense of Christian values.
This experience of learning in a Christian Community provides a sound foundation for students which will enable them to live and grow in the Gospel message throughout their lives.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 487 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2005

Student Body

Total Students
487 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
90%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
St. Damian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 487 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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