• Quick Overview

    BASICS

    Type of School: Private, Parochial, Catholic School

    Location: 180 Ridge Avenue, Winnetka, IL

    Currently serving families in Winnetka, Wilmette, Northfield, Northbrook, Kenilworth, Glenview and Glencoe

    Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago

    School Nickname: Bulldogs

    School Colors: Blue and White

    Grades: Mom and Tots, Three-year old and Four-year old Pre-Kindergarten (Half-day and Full-day Options); Lunch Bunch Plus (Extended Day Option for Half-day Programs)
    Senior Kindergarten-Grade 8 (Full Day)

    Number of Students:On average, 350

    Number of Families: 177

    Faculty/Staff: 25 Full-time Teachers, 6 Student Support Staff, 3 part-time teachers, 5 teacher assistants, 2 office staff

    Principal: Mrs. Katie Carden

    Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:8

    Area High Schools Our Graduates Attend: New Trier High School, Loyola Academy, Woodlands Academy, Regina Dominican, North Shore Country Day, Notre Dame School for Boys, Lake Forest Academy

    ACADEMICS

    Core Subjects:

    Language Arts (Reading, Writing & Grammar) Math, Honors Math, Science, Social Studies, Religion

    Technology: STEM, State of the art computer lab; computers with internet access in each classroom; blended technology consisting of both Mac and PC systems to prepare students for high school, Promethean Boards; iPads; Mac lab for Music & Art; wireless system for polling immediate student responses, technology integrated into all curricular areas

    World Language:
    French (SK, 2, 4)
    Spanish (JK, 1, 3)
    French or Spanish-student choice (5-8)

    Specials:

    Technology, Art, Music, Library, and PE

    Testing:
    ACT Aspire (Grades 3-8)
    Aimsweb-Math and Reading Fluency (Grades 1-8)

     

     STUDENT SERVICES

    Learning Lab: Grades 1-8

    Gifted and Talented: Discoverers Multidisciplinary Enrichment Program

    School Nurse: Full-time R.N.

    Speech Therapist: Part-time
    Social Worker-LCSW:
    Part-time

    SPIRITUAL LIFE

    Age-appropriate community service and outreach, weekly Mass, Faith Partners, grade level retreats, daily Catholic faith formation, monthly Parish Family Mass with religious education students


    ATHLETICS Inter-conference sports:
    Cross Country and Track and Field (Grades 4-8)

    Volleyball (Grades 5-8)
    Basketball (Grades 5-8)
    Football/Cheerleading (Grades 5-8)

    Intramural Sports:
    Basketball (Grades 1-4)
    Flag Football (Grades 1-4)
    *NO-CUT POLICY FOR ALL TEAMS

    CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: Yearbook, Choir, Student Council, Band

    EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: Before and After School Homework Club, After-School Enrichment 

    EDUCATIONAL FIELD TRIPS: Springfield, IL (Grade 7), Washington D.C.(Grade 8) and many other grade-appropriate educational experiences

    PARENT-TEACHER ORGANIZATION: Strong parental support & involvement; parents are welcomed to be involved on various projects and committees

    FUNDRAISING: No mandatory fundraising, but parents are encouraged to contribute to the annual Anchors with Hearts Fund Campaign and participate in the yearly Blarney Bash Fundraiser

    TUITION:

    2018-2019 Tuition