St. Gilbert School

Saint Gilbert Catholic School is a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence recipient. Our students consistently perform above national and archdiocesan averages on the ACT Aspire achievement tests administered in grades 3 through 8. We offer a challenging curriculum focusing on the development of academic critical thinking skills instilled with discipline and Christian values for students in preschool through eighth grade. Through the use of daily prayer and faith-centered teachings, curriculum is kept current and adheres to national, state, and Archdiocesan standards.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 352 students
  • Average class size: 16 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 2017

Student Body

Total Students
352 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
St. Gilbert School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
16 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Altar Servers, Art Club, Chess Club, Coding Club, Cyber Robotics, Electrical Engineering, Jr. Robotics, Robotics Club, Student Council, Video Game Design

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Children's Choir, Spring Musical

School Notes

  • St. Gilbert School is called by God to offer quality Catholic Education by believing and teaching the Good News of Jesus Christ, fostering the unique gifts of individuals, and promoting academic excellence while serving the community in socially responsible ways.
  • We are a Catholic educational community in which students, teachers and parents live out their baptismal promise. We provide catechetical support to families in the student's faith formation. The Saint Gilbert Catholic School staff recognizes the unique gifts of each student, strengthening those gifts through a strong academic curriculum. We provide opportunities to develop leadership qualities in our students so they become active contributors to a peaceful and just society.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 352 students
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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