St. Nicholas Tolentine School

It is the mission of St. Nicholas of Tolentine School to.
Engage students in a quality Catholic education. Inspire a community that develops and values each individual`s gifts and talents. Empower students to make a positive impact on their family, school, and community.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1906
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students381 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St. Nicholas Tolentine School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size24 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(see school website)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,975
Tuition NotesFinancial Assistance is available
Admissions DirectorDebbie Campos

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBasketball, Bowling, Dance, Indoor Soccer, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballBowling,
DanceIndoor Soccer,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Homework Club, STEM Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Ballroom Dance, Band, Guitar, Orchestra, Piano, Violin

School Notes

  • We value and believe in. . .An education rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ through which Catholic doctrine and values, coupled with academic excellence, prepare each student for a life of faith, learning, service, and integrity.Education as a transformative power that results in positive changes in children`s lives, paving the way for a future of possibility.Engaging students in challenging learning experiences that promote exploration, collaboration, leadership, curiosity, and problem solving, while nurturing creativity and expression through the integration of fine arts.The distinctive culture, welcoming spirit, dynamic student profile, diversity, and sense of tradition and legacy within the St. Nicholas of Tolentine community.Creating an optimal learning environment for each child.Parents and guardians as the prime educators of their children and the collaboration of parents and teachers in the development of each child.Our responsibility to our students and their parents or guardians by holding ourselves to a standard of excellence.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to St. Nicholas Tolentine School is Maria High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Mary St.ar Of The Sea School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Teddy Bear Nursery School #3 (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago
    Teddy Bear Nursery School #3
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 57 students
    0.4 miles
    6401 S Pulaski Rd
    Chicago, IL 60629
    (773) 284-2292
    0.4 PK-K
    57
  • Chicago
    The Learning Circle
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 30 students
    0.7 miles
    4250 W 63rd St
    Chicago, IL 60629
    (773) 284-7383
    0.7 PK-K
    30
  • Chicago
    Albany Child Care Center
    Albany Child Care Center Photo
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 62 students
    0.9 miles
    5954 S Albany Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60629
    (773) 737-7810
    0.9 NS-PK
    62
  • Chicago
    Los Pequenos Angelitos
    All-boys  | Alternative School
    Grades: PK-K | 75 students
    0.9 miles
    3711 W 55th St
    Chicago, IL 60632
    (773) 735-5827
    0.9 PK-K
    75
  • Chicago
    Grades: PK-8 | 243 students
    0.9 miles
    6424 S Kenneth Ave
    Chicago, IL 60629
    (773) 767-6160
    0.9 PK-8
    243

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Wonderful school! Gave a great start in life to my whole family. Former student, choir and band member.
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