St Vincent Ferrer Elementary School

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  • St. Vincent Ferrer School - Where Greatness Begins!Faith formation and academic excellence
  • Innovative, technology-based curriculum including Smartboards and iPads Exemplary test scores with students performing at exceptional achievement levels
  • Daily hot lunch available Before and after school care Full day Kindergarten
  • Full or half day Junior Kindergarten Full or half day, 3 or 5 day option for PreK3.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1940

Student Body

Total Students283 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St Vincent Ferrer Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Lands End Jumper or Skirt with white polo for girls. Dark dress pants with white polo for boys.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesAvailable on website - varies by grade and parishioner/non-parishioner


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art Club, Chess Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Sports Club
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    (708) 209-3538
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    (708) 366-6900
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  • River Forest
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    1.3 miles
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    River Forest, IL 60305
    (708) 366-8587
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    2.6 miles
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    Oak Park, IL 60304
    (708) 386-7282
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