The Academy at St. Joan of Arc

The Academy at St. Joan of Arc provides a premier preschool through 8th-grade experience built around the way we worship, learn and live.
Our small school environment offers high quality, values-based education in a safe space at an accessible tuition rate.
The Academy offers families an educational community steeped in the beautiful traditions of the Catholic faith with all the advantages of a 21st Century educational experience.
Our outstanding teachers emphasize critical thinking and problem solving and focus on fostering curiosity and a love for learning.
We believe that we`re advancing what`s possible in Catholic education by combining: inspired, new leadership; top-notch educational resources; and the wonderful traditions of our vibrant community.
The Academy enthusiastically welcomes students of all faiths, and we invite you to learn more about us here and contact us to arrange a visit.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedYes
Year Founded2019

Student Body

Total Students188 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade The Academy at St. Joan of Arc Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size18 students
Advanced CoursesMath
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Boys and girls wear khaki pants or shorts with logo collared shirts. Girls plaid skirts/jumpers and logo collared shirts. )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineMay. 1 / Jul. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,367
Tuition NotesTuition assistance available on as needed basis
Admissions DirectorCaroline Kennedy


Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Scholars, Let's Build It, Let's Code It, StickyFingers

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Mudlark Theater Classes

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural Basketball

School Notes

  • St. Joan of Arc School offers a high-quality academic experience in the Catholic tradition. Our mission is to engage, challenge, and inspire our students to become life-long learners and citizens committed to service. St. Joan of Arc School provides students with educational excellence in the Catholic tradition. We offer a welcoming community and environment to students of all cultures and faiths. Beginning with an engaging preschool and continuing through our challenging junior high, we surround our students with a joyful, loving, and rewarding learning environment. We are committed to helping each child attain his or her full potential through academic, spiritual and emotional development, and athletic rigor. Our goal is to become the best small school on the North Shore. St. Joan of Arc School is a Catholic school where families of diverse faiths and cultures are welcomed and are bonded together through a solid moral and ethical foundation of faith and academic excellence.

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Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to The Academy at St. Joan of Arc is Roycemore School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Barbereux School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mosaic Early Childhood Center (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Skokie
    Grades: PK-K | 100 students
    0.7 miles
    4023 Dempster Street
    Skokie, IL 60076
    (847) 675-7030
    0.7 PK-K
  • Evanston
    The Barbereux School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-1 | 53 students
    1.1 miles
    3333 Culver St
    Evanston, IL 60201
    (847) 864-3215
    1.1 PK-1
  • Evanston
    Evanston KinderCare
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    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.1 miles
    2014 Dempster St
    Evanston, IL 60202
    (847) 869-3456
    1.1 NS-PK
  • Skokie
    The Goddard School
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    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-K
    1.1 miles
    9651 Gross Point Road
    Skokie, IL 60076
    (847) 773-0200
    1.1 NS-K
  • Skokie
    Att-p Tach Special Education Prog
    Special Education School (Jewish)
    Grades: K-8 | 35 students
    1.2 miles
    3531 Madison St.
    Skokie, IL 60076
    (773) 973-2828
    1.2 K-8

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