St. Daniel the Prophet School exists to develop the talents and the abilities of each student within the context of Catholic, Christian living.
We believe it is our mission to prepare our students to function productively in society by developing their academic skills and by instilling the values and beliefs of our Catholic faith and of our society.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 688 students
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 27 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Daniel The Prophet School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1949
Summer School Offered
Yes
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2016

Student Body

Total Students
688 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
38%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
St. Daniel The Prophet School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size
27 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Specific uniform for girls, navy pants and light blue polos for boys

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
9 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Games Club, Recycling Club, School Newspaper, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Black Belt Recorder Club, Choir, Talent Show, Young Rembrandts (extra cost)

School Notes

  • Please see the website for more detailed information about registration policies and procedures.  You can also access our handbook on the website, as well as our calendar and more information.
Source: Verified school update

School Calendar

View the St. Daniel The Prophet School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Last day to place FSP order for November lunches
October 15, 2022 (Saturday)
Last day to place FSP order for December lunches
November 15, 2022 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 688 students
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 27 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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