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Why choose us

Christian-based community that fosters lifelong bonds and friendships for students as well as parents

Being a Prekindergarten through 8th grade school, there is a great continuity that exists between the grade levels

We offer different levels of education for reading and math

We offer a variety of sports for boys and girls to participate in starting in 4th grade

We offer a variety of clubs for students to join starting as early as kindergarten

We provide both full day and half day prekindergarten

Before and after extended care is provided from 6:30-8:00am and after school from 2:45-6:00pm

Tax Credit Scholarship

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Office hours

  • Mon- Fri 7:30 - 3:00
  • School Start Time 7:45
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26% OF STAFF HAVE ADVANCED DEGREES

Quite a few of our staff members have pursued higher degrees in various specialized fields

Quotes from the class of 2018

"St. Emily is a school that when you leave, you want to come back; when you enter, you want to stay."
“We’re not just friends, we are family”
“This school does more than teach children – it raises us into mature high school freshmen, ready for anything.”

60% OF STUDENTS PLACE INTO HONORS

Approximately 60% of the graduating class was placed in one or more honors/advanced placement courses as a freshman

60% OF THE STAFF WENT OR SENT CHILDREN TO ST. EMILY

Many of our staff members went to St. Emily as a child and/or sent their own children through the school which makes them all invested in the future of the school

TEACHER-STUDENT: 15:1

St. Emily enriches students intellectually, physically, and spiritually and offers a challenging, competitive curriculum with a welcoming, Christian environment

STUDENT SUCCESS IN HIGH SCHOOL

In the last four years, we have had 4 of our alumni graduate as valedictorians from area high schools, and one graduate as salutatorian

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  • Fire Safety in-school field trip today!!! Preschool through 2nd grade had an opportunity to attend!!!
#goeagles
  • 8th grade enjoyed a wonderful day in Springfield. Senator Laura Murphy gave them a private tour of the Capitol and they were recognized and welcomed on the floor of the House. Abraham Lincoln practically came to life for them! #welearnfromourpast #statecapitol #classof2019
  • Our Jr. High students led the school in a prayer service then served lunch to the school community as our Lenten outreach. Prayers and monetary donations are to help solve the clean water problems globally. #christisatthecenter #buildingthekingdomofgod #peteswell #buildingcommunity #eaglesunite
  • Our Jr. High students heed God’s call to feed the hungry.  We serve others during Lent and throughout the year, in all kinds of weather. #christisatthecenter #buildingthekingdomofgod #producemobile
  • Lent is a time of prayer and outreach by our St. Emily students. The Labyrinth was a good opportunity to pray and meditate. #christisatthecenter #buildingthekingdomofgod #classof2019
  • A great presentation on the opioid crisis by alum Gerard Pena for our Junior High students. Our alums are the Best! #goeagles #eaglesrock
  • During our gymnastics unit in PE, students explored the roles people take during a gymnastics meet, including judging, announcing, coaching, and score keeping!
  • During our gymnastics unit in PE, students explored the roles people take during a gymnastics meet, including judging, announcing, coaching, and score keeping! 🤸🏻‍♂️🎤🔟🤸🏽‍♀️