St Helen School

  • St. Helen School strives to educate the whole child. In doing so, a spiritual, academic, and social foundation is created.
  • This formation, rooted in Gospel values, enables the graduate to develop as a responsible Christian citizen.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students350 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
55%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St Helen School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago
    Grades: NS-8 | 493 students
    2.8 miles
    1439 W Wellington Ave
    Chicago, IL 60657
    (773) 892-1397
    2.8 NS-8
    493
  • Chicago
    St Clement School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 471 students
    2.8 miles
    2524 N Orchard St
    Chicago, IL 60614
    (773) 348-8212
    2.8 NS-8
    471
  • Chicago
    Cardinal Bernardin Early Childhood Center
    Montessori School (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-3 | 163 students
    2.4 miles
    1651 W Diversey Pkwy
    Chicago, IL 60614
    (773) 975-6330
    2.4 PK-3
    163
  • Chicago
    Grades: NS-8 | 573 students
    2.6 miles
    226 W Schiller St
    Chicago, IL 60610
    (312) 266-3381
    2.6 NS-8
    573
  • Chicago
    Grades: PK-6 | 401 students
    1.7 miles
    1335 W Randolph St
    Chicago, IL 60607
    (312) 243-0977
    1.7 PK-6
    401

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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $8,402 for elementary schools and $16,801 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Chicago, IL is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).