St Walter School

  • We, the St. Walter School Community, as an active ministry of St. Walter Parish, are called to be a welcoming faith community committed to spiritual and moral formation by sharing the Gospel message, actively participating in liturgy and prayer, acting on the call to Christian service, and modeling Christian beliefs and values through words and actions.
  • We are dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing environment of academic excellence that provides for individual needs while assisting each child in developing his or her God-given talents, gifts, and abilities.
  • We offer affirmation during times of change, transitions, and growth while supporting and being supported by our families as they continue to grow with their children in wisdom and faith.
  • We provide an environment that supports peace and tolerance in a troubled world.

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School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students526 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St Walter School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Illinois is $6,288 for elementary schools and $12,529 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Illinois is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).