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SchoolSaint Juliana School has faithfully served Catholic families in the Edison Park, Niles and Park Ridge communities since 1928. Excellent academic achievement, spiritual development, and service to others characterize Saint Juliana School students. Extracurricular programs in athletics, fine arts, and scouting provide students with additional opportunities for growth and exploration. A ministry of Saint Juliana Parish, the school welcomes children of all faiths, from preschool (starting at age three) through eighth grade.
 
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Established

  • 1928

 

Grades Served

  • Three-year-old preschool through grade 8

 

Current Enrollment

  • 469 students 

 

School Day

  • 8:00am–3:00pm
  • 8:00–11:00am for half-day preschool and pre-K

 

Extended Care

  • Before school from 7:00am
  • After school from 3:00–6:00pm
  • Supervised by faculty and instructional staff

 

Average Class Size

  • 21

 

Faith and Spiritual Development

  • Daily religion class
  • Weekly school mass
  • Sacrament preparation for Reconciliation, First Communion and Confirmation
  • Annual Catholic identity theme and faith-building activities
  • Service projects

 

Academic Services & Support

  • Three full time resource teachers 
  • Speech therapy and additional academic support for students who qualify through IEPs

 

High Schools Typically Attended After Graduation

  • Loyola Academy 20%
  • Notre Dame College Prep 25%
  • Regina Dominican College Prep 10%
  • Resurrection College Prep 16%
  • St. Patrick College Prep 8%
  • Other Catholic high schools 11%
  • Other 10%
  • High school test preparation program available

 

STEAM and Technology

  • More than 30 mobile devices (Chromebooks, iPads) 
  • Interactive SMART Boards
  • Chromebooks 1:1 in junior high
  • New STEAM Lab
  • Fully-equipped science lab with SMART Board

 

Extracurricular Activities (vary annually - highlights listed below)

  • Spring Musical                      
  • STEM Club
  • Drama Club
  • Young Rembrandts
  • Student Council
  • Video Game Programming
  • Cooking 
  • Band
  • Chess
  • Creative Writing

 

Athletics

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross-Country
  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Junior Trojans

 

Additional

  • 2016 National Blue Ribbon School
  • Several faculty/staff members are SJS alumni
  • Average of 20% of student body are children of SJS alumni
  • Children of all faiths are welcome