St. Louis School

St. Louis School is a special place where each child is nurtured by dedicated teachers.
They teach their strengths and share ideas and attitudes in an exceptional learning environment.
School programs from preschool through eighth grade offer a balanced education with Catholic values integrated throughout the curriculum.
Specialized instruction from teachers in math, science, social studies, music, art physical education and computer also is provided.
Textbooks are current and recognized across the country as resources for education.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1964

Student Body

Total Students97 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St. Louis School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art Club, Band, Chess Club, DARE, e-Pals, Math Club, Media Club, Panda Club, Pep Club, Prayer Partners, Student Club, Summer Readers

School Notes

  • The Philosophy of St. Louis School
  • St. Louis Catholic School is an educational community with high expectations based on Catholic values and ethics. The school cooperates with and supplements the home in providing leadership in the formal education of children. We believe that high expectations lead to high achievement; therefore, we provide educational programs in religious education, liturgies and prayer services. Our curriculum meets state and national standards and includes art, music, computer, physical education and enrichment for all students. Building on the National Catholic Education Association's theme of “Character, Compassion and Values,” we encourage self-motivation, independence, leadership, respect and service to others. Within a faith-filled setting, St. Louis Catholic School provides an updated and creative environment to facilitate the full development of each child. Together with our families, we strive to build the happiness, understanding and growth of each person as an individual and community member journeying toward complete union with God.
  • Parents are recognized as the primary educators of their children, so teachers expect and rely on parent involvement. Communication between parents and teachers is frequent through personal contact, weekly newsletters, conferences and the Parent-Teacher Organization. We also have available an online gradebook, allowing parents to monitor up-to-date grades on all assignments and tests via the Internet, and providing direct e-mail communication to teachers.
  • Our Teachers
  • Qualified teachers, certified in the area of their specialization, provide well-prepared lessons. Teacher skills are enhanced through the sharing of ideas, participation in professional workshops and in-service education. Teachers provide a model of Christian living and encourage the growth of Christian attitudes in our students.
  • Our school is recognized by the state of Illinois and certified by the Diocese of Peoria. Some of the contemporary educational techniques being used are: • Religion as a priority, including daily prayer, weekly Mass and other liturgical experiences. • All-day kindergarten. • Positive discipline. • Literature-based reading series. • Whole language approach. • Saxon math program based on drills, manipulatives and an incremental approach. • Saxon phonics program. • Terra Nova testing, in which our students consistently score at or above Diocesan standards. • Departmentalized grades 4-8. • Computer curriculum K-8. • Art, physical education and music.
  • Our Facility • Large, well-equipped classrooms • Library • Computer lab with 21 personal computers and Internet access • 2-3 computers in each classroom • Large gym/multipurpose room • Stand-alone preschool building • Outside shelter • Large playground with the latest in safe and attractive equipment and a basketball court

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to St. Louis School is St. Bede Academy (19.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is Princeton Christian Academy (3.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Princeton
    Grades: PK-8 | 106 students
    3 miles
    21890 Us Highway 34
    Princeton, IL 61356
    (815) 875-2933
    3 PK-8
  • Peru
    Peru Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 239 students
    17.9 miles
    2003 5th St
    Peru, IL 61354
    (815) 224-1914
    17.9 PK-8
  • Peru
    St. Bede Academy
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 288 students
    19.2 miles
    24 W Us Highway 6
    Peru, IL 61354
    (815) 223-3140
    19.2 9-12
  • La Salle
    Trinity Catholic Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 204 students
    19.7 miles
    650 4th St
    La Salle, IL 61301
    (815) 223-8523
    19.7 PK-8
  • La Salle
    Lighted Way Association Inc
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 41 students
    19.8 miles
    941 6th St
    La Salle, IL 61301
    (815) 224-1345
    19.8 PK-12

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