The mission of St. Thecla School, as part of St. Thecla Parish, and the Archdiocese of Chicago, is to provide quality education that reflects the Catholic way of life.
Based on the teachings of Jesus, we want our students to be service-oriented members of the community; collaborative workers; self-directed learners; complex thinkers; and effective leaders.
We provide an encompassing curriculum that meets the mental, spiritual, social, physical, and emotional needs of our students.
We are preparing students to assume the duties of Christian citizenship.
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
When is the application deadline for St. Thecla Elementary School?
The application deadline for St. Thecla Elementary School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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