St. Gerald School is committed to providing an excellentCatholic education in a safe and caring environment.
We believethat each individual is unique in his/her potential. Gerald Schoolprovides religious experiences that pursue the continual study ofCatholic Theology and help our students live out the message ofJesus Christ.
Regular participation in Eucharist, various forms ofprayer, and reception of the Sacraments will be emphasized.
Eachstudent shall be taught how to apply values based on Catholicdoctrine proclaimed in the Gospel.
Gerald School encourages ourstudents to develop their individual gifts and talents.
Ourcurriculum will emphasize the basic learning tools. We will enhancebasic communication skills through listening, speaking, reading,and writing.
We will encourage our students to investigate, analyzeand apply theories in daily living, and develop critical andcreative thinking.
Gerald School guide students in a nurturingatmosphere where love and trust are evident.
We will help them inthe development of their feelings of self-worth, self-awareness andself-confidence.
Gerald School charged with the responsibility ofdeveloping our students as social beings with social skills andvirtues to live in harmony in a diverse society of all races,cultures, and nations.
We strive to instill a sense ofresponsibility in our students that will affect changes to helpbring about a more just world.
We must foster respect for self andothers while working towards building the family of God on Earth.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 415 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

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

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
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: 415 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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