The mission of St. Matthew School is to educate the whole student by Christ centered formation in a Catholic environment, leading us to do God's will in this world so as to be with Him in the next.
St. Matthew School strives to be an educational community of students, parents, faculty, staff, and priests, committed to seeking truth and virtue in an atmosphere characterized by joy in learning, respect for individuals, and emphasis on a vibrant, loving community living out the sacraments of faith, hope and charity.
We strive to maintain the highest standards in all relevant fields.
St. Matthew School test scores annually rank at the the top of the Diocese.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 391 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
391 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
St. Matthew School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

Sports

School Notes

  • The mission of Saint Matthew Catholic School is to educate the whole student by Christ centered formation in a Catholic environment, leading us to do God's will in this world so as to be with Him in the next.
  • St. Matthew School strives to be an educational community of students, parents, faculty, staff, and priests, committed to seeking truth and virtue in an atmosphere characterized by joy in learning, respect for individuals, and emphasis on a vibrant, loving community living out the sacraments of faith, hope and charity. We strive to maintain the highest standards in all relevant fields and our test scores annually rank in the top of the Diocese. 
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are St. Matthew School often compared to?

St. Matthew Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Holy Cross Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What sports does St. Matthew School offer?

St. Matthew School offers 8 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Softball, Track and Field and Volleyball. St. Matthew School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for most sports offered.

What is St. Matthew School's ranking?

St. Matthew School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for: Largest student body and Most sports offered.

When is the application deadline for St. Matthew School?

The application deadline for St. Matthew School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 391 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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