St John De La Salle Catholic Academy

  • St. John de la Salle Catholic School was founded in 1948 for English-speaking Catholics in the Rosemoor district at the northern end of Roseland.
  • The combination church/school building was completed in 1950. The school was founded by the Religious Sisters of Notre Dame.
  • St. John de la Salle Catholic Academy of Fine Arts has been one of Chicago's premiere elementary schools for more than a half century! In classrooms at St. John de la Salle Catholic Academy of Fine Arts you will find dedicated teachers that are inspiring young minds to grow and develop.
  • At the core of St. John’s curriculum, that is, Catholic, are beliefs and teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • While the Office of Catholic Education’s curriculum framework reflects these realities in written form, St. John’s teachers have accepted the responsibility to bring them to life in themselves and in those whom they teach from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.
  • Girl at Science Fair graphicThe curriculum is faith based and comprehensive.
  • The instructional program engages the student in Religious Education, Language Arts (reading, speaking, listening, writing and thinking), Mathematics, Social Studies (history and geography), Science, Foreign Language (Spanish), Technology (Computer Education), Healthful Living (P.E.) and Fine Arts (Art, Music and Cultural Enrichment Program).

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students174 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St John De La Salle Catholic Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio22:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • St. John de la Salle Catholic School was founded in 1948 for English-speaking Catholics in the Rosemoor district at the northern end of Roseland. The combination church/school building was completed in 1950. The school was founded by the Religious Sisters of Notre Dame. St. John de la Salle Catholic Academy of Fine Arts has been one of Chicago's premiere elementary schools for more than a half century! In classrooms at St. John de la Salle Catholic Academy of Fine Arts you will find dedicated teachers that are inspiring young minds to grow and develop. At the core of St. John’s curriculum, that is, Catholic, are beliefs and teachings of the Catholic Church. While the Office of Catholic Education’s curriculum framework reflects these realities in written form, St. John’s teachers have accepted the responsibility to bring them to life in themselves and in those whom they teach from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. Girl at Science Fair graphicThe curriculum is faith based and comprehensive. The instructional program engages the student in Religious Education, Language Arts (reading, speaking, listening, writing and thinking), Mathematics, Social Studies (history and geography), Science, Foreign Language (Spanish), Technology (Computer Education), Healthful Living (P.E.) and Fine Arts (Art, Music and Cultural Enrichment Program).
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