St. Michael School is a Christ-centered community that provides a caring environment emphasizing academics, moral values and discipline.
Through a comprehensive range of programs and services, St. Michael School successfully prepares students for the endless challenges that lay ahead.
St. Michael School is the beginning of your child's lifelong educational and spiritual journey.
We believe education is a never ending process of growth and challenge.
Education enriches the whole person: soul, mind and body. We believe that parents are the primary educators of their children and together with teachers facilitate the learning process.
We believe children learn and succeed in a caring atmosphere where they are given the opportunity to see their own value.
Catholic education strives to reinforce the principles and values of Church, home and community in an effort to mold tomorrow’s citizens.
Therefore, we strive to create and maintain an environment for this growth and challenge.
- Top Ranked IL School
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 630 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2013
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Frequently Asked Questions
What is St. Michael School's ranking?
St. Michael School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for St. Michael School?
The application deadline for St. Michael School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
SMS is a great school that I would recommend to anyone. As a parent who is not Catholic and had a public school education, I was hesitant to send my kids to SMS when we live in a good public school system. After talking to a couple of public school teachers in good school districts that sent their kids to Catholic schools, I relented. All of my children are now attending and I can not express how grateful I am that we made this decision. The kids are demonstrably getting a superior education that they would have otherwise gotten in the public system but the reasons I see SMS as being superior go far deeper than the actual education. The community that they have among their peers and the other school families is deeper than anything you can ever get in a public school setting. The athletic department is very competitive and deepens that sense of community and bonds among their peers while helping the kids develop athletically. I have observed the kids in many ways at different ages and consistently showing themselves to be good kids with good hearts- that is something this organization helps develop and encourages. I can't recommend SMS more.
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