Saint Raymond School, as a parish elementary school, is an integral part of the Faith Community of Saint Raymond de Penafort.
We educate and form children in a solid core educational curriculum while instilling within them the values and teachings of the Gospel of Jesus Christ with a deep appreciation and understanding of our Catholic faith.
We teach and model respect for one's self, for others and for all creation.
We regard each child as a unique gift of God.
We are committed to being partners with parents/ guardians in helping to develop young people who will be well prepared academically and socially, spiritually and morally to become responsible and contributing members of God's people, in the larger world.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 519 students
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1954
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2009, 2019

Student Body

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

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
17 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(khaki pants, skirts and uniform top)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, School Newspaper, Sticky Fingers Cooking Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, School and Parish Musical

School Notes

  • Why Consider St. Raymond School? St. Raymond School provides students from 3-year-old Preschool through 8th Grade with a well-rounded, supportive Catholic education following our motto of Faith, Academic Excellence, and Service. Contact Nadine Scheller, Markeing & Enrollment Phone:  847-253-8555, x 197 email:  Nadine.Scheller@St-RaymondSchool.org
Profile last updated: 09/21/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 519 students
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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