St Edward School

  • St. Edward provides a high quality, faith-based education to children from three-year old preschool through eighth grade.
  • Academic excellence is enhanced by enrichment activities and a strong community environment that helps our students develop into well rounded individuals.
  • St. Edward School was founded by the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois.
  • Founded in 1910 with 200 students, St. Edward currently has 300 students enrolled, who hail from Mayfair and many of its surrounding neighborhoods including Old Irving Park, Albany Park and Portage Park.
  • St. Edward School is located on the Northwest side of Chicago near Montrose Avenue and the Kennedy Expressway.
  • The school makes its home in the Mayfair neighborhood on Sunnyside Avenue between Kostner and Lowell Avenues.
  • We are a community rooted in faith and supported by St. Edward Parish and school families.
  • Commissioned by Jesus to spread the Good News, we empower our students to serve one another and the global community.
  • We provide a solid educational foundation enhanced by the arts.
  • We instill a passion for lifelong learning, and we form committed Catholics who care for the earth and work for peace and justice in our diverse and ever-changing world.

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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, Autism, Dyslexia, various learning differences
Year Founded1910
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2017

Student Body

Total Students393 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade St Edward School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,861
Tuition NotesTuition discounts are given for multiple children and participating parishioners.
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,500

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
FootballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, LEGO Robotics, Quiz Bowl, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Choir, Orchestra, Private Instrumental Lessons

School Notes

  • St. Edward provides a high quality, faith-based education to children from three-year old preschool through eighth grade.
  • Academic excellence is enhanced by enrichment activities and a strong community environment that helps our students develop into well rounded individuals.
  • St. Edward School is administered by the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois who maintain a residence adjacent to the school.
  • Founded in 1910 with 200 students, St. Edward currently has 380 students enrolled, who hail from Mayfair and many of its surrounding neighborhoods including Old Irving Park, Albany Park and Portage Park.
  • St. Edward School is located on the Northwest side of Chicago near Montrose Avenue and the Kennedy Expressway.
  • The school makes its home in the Mayfair neighborhood on Sunnyside Avenue between Kostner and Lowell Avenues.
  • We are a community rooted in faith and supported by St. Edward Parish and school families.
  • Commissioned by Jesus to spread the Good News, we empower our students to serve one another and the global community.
  • We provide a solid educational foundation enhanced by the arts.
  • We instill a passion for lifelong learning, and we form committed Catholics who care for the earth and work for peace and justice in our diverse and ever-changing world.

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My children have found a school with strong academics that focus on their needs while fostering their faith. St. Edward has been a great choice for my children!
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I am a 1959 graduate of St Edward School which provided me and my 6 siblings with a great education!
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