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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 381 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,975
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1906
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
381 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
St. Nicholas Tolentine School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size
24 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(see school website)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Financial Assistance is available
Admissions Director
Debbie Campos

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

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.

School Reviews

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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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 381 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,975
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $9,758 for elementary schools and $16,841 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Chicago, IL is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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