St. Monica Academy
The mission of St. Monica School is to present a quality Catholic education that provides opportunities for children to grow morally, spiritually, academically and socially into responsible, well-educated, well-rounded individuals.
As a member of the faith community of St. Monica School, each child is recognized as a unique creation of God.
We believe that parents, teachers and students working and praying together will produce an atmosphere of faith and charity that will show our uniqueness as a Christian Educational Community, will carry over into the community and will carry on into the future.
We believe that each child has special gifts and talents.
We strive to provide quality educational opportunities and programs to recognize and develop these gifts and talents.
- Top Ranked IL School
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 335 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: Verified school update
School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Learning Difference Programs
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
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
None / Rolling
Source: Verified school update
As parents we are very happy with St. Monica Academy. Our child is currently a student at St. Monica. and absolutely loves the school, classmates, and teachers. There is a strong academic program that incorporates an environmental focus, STEM, and faith. We are having a great experience with the principal, teachers, and school community. We recommend St. Monica Academy as an excellent option for a child's growth both academically and spiritually.
We sent our child to St. Monica specifically for preschool. We are still here two years later. The community, student teacher ratio, SEEDS curriculum, and daily student led broadcasting are just the few things that kept us at St. Monica Academy. We couldn't be happier.
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