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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 6:30-7:45am and after school from 2:45-6:00pm

Tax Credit Scholarship

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Office hours

  • Mon- Fri 7:30 - 3:15
  • 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

Follow us on Instagram @stemilyeagles

  • Behind the scenes at St. Emily School - students lead the school community in prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • Our morning arrival helpers braved the cold! We appreciate your help, Stephanie and Carmella. #proudtobeaneagle
  • Thanks to our prayer leaders this morning, Yuliana, assisted by Joey!
  • Parents, please take a few minutes to fill out the 5Essentials survey before March 20. https://survey.5-essentials.org/archchicago/survey/parent/login/
  • Preschool visited Kindergarten this morning and loved sitting in “big kid” desks!
  • Second graders take turns performing their Readers Theater skits for each other.
  • Come, spend some time with the Lord. Forty Hours Adoration @ St. Emily Parish goes to 7:00am Tuesday morning. Students from St. Emily School will be stopping in throughout the school day on Monday.
  • The 7th and 8th graders are all smiles after a fun night at their Jr. High dance! #goeagles🦅