St. Margaret of Scotland School provides a challenging, safe and nurturing environment.
Our students thrive in small classes, guided by experienced teachers who focus on each child's individual needs and God given talents.
We believe that parents are the primary educators of their children.
Therefore, our faculty and staff work in partnership with you to Present Jesus and His message as the foundation to guide one's decisions, actions and relationships with others , Equip students with the skills and self-confidence needed to meet the challenges of the future as problem solvers, decision makers and agents of change, Foster an environment for each child to grow academically, emotionally and spiritually, Provide learning experiences that encourage creativity and personal achievement.
The school curriculum is regularly reviewed and revised in light of research and educational innovations.
In every subject, we strive to incorporate critical thinking, technology, processes of assessment, social justice principles, the scientific method and the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
As part of our devotion to multi-cultural education, St. Margaret of Scotland School remains committed to reminding students of the great past of African-Americans and that we do not live in isolation from our brothers and sisters who share the world with us.
To develop an awareness and appreciation for people of all ethnic origins, we celebrate many cultures and traditions throughout the school year.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 248 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,300
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 15

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St. Margaret Of Scotland School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
248 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
St. Margaret Of Scotland School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Khaki pants, white button down and tie)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Aug. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Scholarships available
% on Financial Aid
75%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,000

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

School Notes

  • St. Margaret of Scotland School provides a challenging, safe and nurturing environment. Our students thrive in small classes, guided by experienced teachers who focus on each child's individual needs and God given talents. We believe that parents are the primary educators of their children. Therefore, our faculty and staff work in partnership with you to Present Jesus and His message as the foundation to guide one's decisions, actions and relationships with others , Equip students with the skills and self-confidence needed to meet the challenges of the future as problem solvers, decision makers and agents of change, Foster an environment for each child to grow academically, emotionally and spiritually, Provide learning experiences that encourage creativity and personal achievement. The school curriculum is regularly reviewed and revised in light of research and educational innovations. In every subject, we strive to incorporate critical thinking, technology, processes of assessment, social justice principles, the scientific method and the Gospel of Jesus Christ. As part of our devotion to multi-cultural education, St. Margaret of Scotland School remains committed to reminding students of the great past of African-Americans and that we do not live in isolation from our brothers and sisters who share the world with us. To develop an awareness and appreciation for people of all ethnic origins, we celebrate many cultures and traditions throughout the school year.

School Reviews

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St. Margaret of Scotland School has been serving our students for over 140 years, we are the 2nd oldest Catholic school in Chicago. We strive to meet all the learning needs of our children. All of our teachers are licensed, dedicated and loving people. Our students are in small classrooms, with technology and differentiated instruction to help them succceed.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 248 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,300
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 15

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