List of schools of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago

The following is a list of schools operated by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago

Contents

Schools

6–12 schools

9–12 schools

9–12 schools in Chicago

9–12 schools on the Near West and Northwest Sides
9–12 schools on the North Side
9–12 schools on the far Northwest Side
9–12 schools on the Southwest Side
9–12 schools on the South Side

9–12 schools in Cook County

This list excludes Chicago

9–12 schools in northern Cook County
9–12 schools in northwest Cook County
9–12 schools in western Cook County
9–12 schools in southwestern Cook County
9–12 schools in southern Cook County

9–12 schools in Lake County

PK-8 schools

PK-8 schools in Chicago

PK-8 schools on the Near West and Northwest Sides
PK-8 schools on the North Side
PK-8 schools on the Far Northwest Side
PK-8 schools on the Southwest Side
PK-8 schools on the South Side

PK-8 schools in Cook County

This list excludes Chicago

PK-8 schools in northern Cook County
PK-8 schools in northwest Cook County
PK-8 schools in western Cook county
PK-8 schools in southwestern Cook County
PK-8 schools in southern Cook County

PK-8 schools in Lake County

K-8 schools

K-8 schools in Chicago

K-8 schools on the Near West and Northwest Sides
K-8 schools on the North Side
K-8 schools on the South Side

K-8 schools in Cook County

This list excludes Chicago

K-8 schools in northern Cook County
K-8 schools in northwest Cook County
K-8 schools in southwest Cook County
K-8 schools in south Cook County

K-8 schools in Lake County

K-7 schools

Chicago, south side

  • Immaculate Conception School

4–8 schools

(Lake County)

5–8 schools

(Chicago, Near West and Northwest)

6–8 schools

(Chicago, Southwest)

PK-3 schools

(Chicago, North Side)

  • Cardinal Bernardin Early Childhood Center
    • Bernardin ECC has two campuses: one at St. Teresa of Avila Parish at 1940 North Kenmore at Armitage, and one at St. Bonaventure Parish at 1651 West Diversey at Paulina [8]. Bernardin ECC opened in 1998 in the former campuses of Saint Bonaventure School (Closed in 1990) and St. Teresa of Avila School (Closed in 1996)[2]

PK-2 schools

(Chicago, North Side)

K-1 schools

(Cook County, excluding Chicago, far northwest)

PK-K schools

(Chicago, Near West/Northwest)

Former schools

Former high schools

Former high schools in Chicago

Closure date not stated

  • Aquinas Dominican High School (closed 1983)
  • Immaculata High School (closed 1982)
  • Little Flower High School
  • Mendel Catholic Preparatory High School
  • Providence High School
  • Saints Peter and Paul High School
  • Siena High School
  • St. Ann High School
  • St. Casimir High School
  • St. Catherine of Siena
  • St. Malachy High School
  • St. Mel High School
  • St. Michael Central Catholic High School
  • St. Phillip Basilica High School
  • St. Sebastian High School
  • Visitation High School

Closed in 1985

  • St. Mary of Perpetual Help High School (Coed)[2]

Closed in 1988[2]

  • Holy Family Academy (Girls)
  • Unity High School (Girls) (Merged into St. Martin De Porres Academy, building closed)
  • Willobrord Catholic High School (Coed) (Merged into St. Martin De Porres Academy, building closed)

Closed in 1989[2]

  • Alvernia High School

Closed in 1990[2]

Closed in 1993[2]

  • Academy of the Sacred Heart (Girls) (As of 2007 the building is used by Sacred Heart Schools)

Closed in 1994[2]

  • Cathedral High School (Coed)

Closed in 1996[2]

  • St. Joseph High School (Coed)

Closed in 1997 [9]

  • St. Martin De Porres Academy (Coed)

Closed in 1999[2]

  • Archbishop Weber High School (Boys)
  • Academy of Our Lady (Longwood Academy) (Girls)

Closed in 2001[2]

  • Madonna High School
  • St. Barbara High School

Closed in 2002

Closed in 2003:

  • Good Councel High School (Girls)[2]

Closed in 2007:

Former high schools in Cook County

(This list excludes Chicago) Date of closure not stated

Closed in 1987[2]

  • Sacred Heart of Mary High School (Rolling Meadows) (absorbed by Saint Viator High School)

Closed in 1994[2]

Closed in 2004:

Closed in 2005

Former K-8 schools

Former K-8 schools in Chicago

Closed in 1984[2]

  • Assumption B.V.M. (2817 West 24th Street)
  • St. Kevin School
  • St. Bernard School (Consolidated into Englewood Catholic Academy (Now St. Benedict the African Academy), building closed – As of 2007 the site is used as a campus for St. Benedict the African)
  • St. Brendan School (Consolidated into Englewood Catholic Academy (Now St. Benedict the African Academy), building closed)
  • St. Carthage School (Consolidated into Englewood Catholic Academy (Now St. Benedict the African Academy), building closed)
  • Holy Rosary School (Merged with St. Salomea into St. Mark the Evangelist School, building closed)
  • Immaculate Conception School (8739 S. Exchange Street) (Merged with St. Mary Magdalen and S. S. Peter & Paul to form Jesus, Our Brother, building closed) (Jesus, Our Brother closed in 1994)
  • S. S. Peter & Paul (2938 East 91st Street) (Merged with St. Mary Magdalen and Immaculate Conception to form Jesus, Our Brother, building closed) (Jesus, Our Brother closed in 1994)

Closed in 1985[2]

  • St. George School (911 West 32nd Place) (Consolidated into Bridgeport Catholic Academy)
  • S. S. Peter and Paul (12255 South Emerald Street) (merged with Assumption, BVM ((12238 South Parnell))

Closed in 1986[2]

  • All Saints School
  • Our Lady of Hungary School
  • St. Frances Xavier Cabrini School
  • St. Mel School

Closed in 1987[2]

  • St. Agnes School
  • St. Augustine School
  • St. George School (9536 South Ewing Street)
  • Our Lady of Vilna (Merged with St. Paul to form St. Paul/Our Lady of Vilna, building closed)

Closed in 1988[2]

  • Notre Dame de Chicago School
  • St. Mary School
  • St. Francis of Assisi (merged with Our Lady of the Angels School, building closed) (Our Lady of the Angels closed in 1999)

Closed in 1990[2]

  • Holy Trinity School
  • Sacred Heart of Jesus School
  • S. S. Peter and Paul School (3737 South Paulina Street)
  • Saint Bonaventure School (building is used by the Cardinal Bernadin Early Childhood Center, since 1998)
  • St. Charles Lwanga School (opened in 1971 from consolidation of St. Cecelia and St. Anne)
  • St. Fidelis School
  • St. Francis de Paula
  • St. John of God
  • St. Mark the Evangelist (opened in 1984 from consolidation of St. Salomea and Holy Rosary)
  • St. Peter Canisius School [11] (Closed 1990 [2])
  • St. Sebastian School
  • Assumption BVM (12238 South Parnell) (merged with St. Catherine of Genoa, Consolidated school closed in 1999)
  • Holy Cross (Consolidated with S. S. Cyril/Methodius and Clara, renamed St. Gelasius, building closed)
  • St. Ludmilla (Merged with St. Casimir, building closed)
  • Academy St. Benedict The African -May St. Campus (Site closure)
  • Bridgeport Catholic Academy – Early Childhood East (Site closure)
  • Bridgeport Catholic Academy – Early Childhood West (Site closure)

Closed in 1991 [2]:

  • St. Roman School
  • St. Veronica School (Consolidated into Resurrection Catholic Academy, building closed)

Closed in 1992 [2]:

  • Providence of God School
  • St. Francis de Sales School

Closed in 1993 [2]:

  • Corpus Christi School
  • St. Hedwig School
  • St. Kilian School
  • St. Michael the Archangel School
  • St. Wenceslaus School
  • Our Lady of Lourdes School (Consolidated with Blessed Sacrament (Central Park), building closed)

Closed in 1994:

  • Holy Name Cathedral Elementary School (Building became a part of Francis Xavier Warde School)
  • Jesus, Our Brother School
  • Little Flower School
  • Our Lady of Pompeii School
  • St. Anselm School
  • St. Laurence School
  • St. Rita of Cascia School
  • St. Ignatius School (Consolidated into Northside Catholic Academy, campus closed)
  • St. Jerome School (Consolidated into Northside Catholic Academy, campus closed)
  • St. Timothy School (Consolidated into Northside Catholic Academy, campus closed)

Closed in 1995:

  • St. John Bosco School

Closed in 1996:

  • St. Stephen School
  • St. Teresa of Avila School (building is used by Cardinal Bernadin Early Childhood Center since 1998)

Closed in 1997:

  • St. Joachim School

Closed in 1998:

  • Our Lady Help of Christians School (closed 1998 [2])
  • Our Lady of Sorrows School
  • St. Adrian School
  • St. Anthony School
  • St. Basil School
  • Our Lady of the Westside – Precious Blood Campus (site closure)

Closed in 1999 [2]:

  • Assumption BVM/ St. Catherine of Genoa School
  • Our Lady of the Angels School
  • Our Lady of Peace School
  • Five Holy Martyrs School (consolidated into Pope John Paul II Catholic School) [12]
  • Immaculate Conception School (consolidated into Pope John Paul II Catholic School in 1999, building closed) [13]
  • Our Lady of Fatima School (consolidated into Pope John Paul II Catholic School) [14] (the building site closed in 2003)
  • St. Pancratius School (consolidated into Pope John Paul II Catholic School in 1999, building closed) [15]

Closed in 2000

  • Bridgeport Catholic Academy – North Campus (Site closure)[2]

Closed in 2001[2]

  • St. Columba
  • St. Leo the Great
  • Bridgeport Catholic Academy – West Campus (site closure)
  • Children of Peace – Holy Family (site closure)
  • McKinley Park – St. Maurice Campus (site closure)
  • Northside Catholic Academy – St. Gregory Campus (site closure)

Closed in 2002[2]

  • Blessed Sacrament/ Our Lady of Lourdes School
  • Holy Innocents School
  • Holy Name of Mary School
  • McKinley Park Catholic School
  • St. Ambrose School
  • St. Clare do Montefalco School
  • St. Denis School
  • St. Gelasius School
  • St. James School
  • St. Joseph School (1065 North Orleans Street)
  • St. Joseph School (4831 South Hermitage Street Chicago
  • St. Michael School
  • Transfiguration School (Consolidated with St. Matthias, building closed)

Closed in 2003[2]

  • Our Lady of Mercy School
  • St. Thaddeus School
  • Pope John Paul II – Our Lady of Fatima Site (Site closure)

Closed in 2004[2]

  • St. Mark School
  • St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr School

Closure date unstated:

Former K-8 schools in Cook County

Date not stated[citation needed]

  • Divine Savior School (Norridge)

Closed in 1984[2]

  • Alexine Academy (LaGrange Park) (Operated as private)
  • St. John Chrysostom School (Bellwood)

Closed in 1986[2]

  • St. Mary School (Evanston (Consolidated with St. Nicholas in Evanston to form Pope John XXIII School, building closed)

Closed in 1987[2]

  • St. Gerald Majella School (Markham)
  • Ascension/ St. Susanna School (Harvey) (Merged with St. John Baptist to form Mary of Nazareth of Harvey, building closed)

Closed in 1988[2]

Closed in 1989[2]

  • Mother of Sorrows Boarding School (Blue Island) (Operated as private)

Closed in 1990[2]

Closed in 1992[2]

  • St. Anthony School (Cicero)
  • St. Charles Borromeo School (Melrose Park)
  • St. James School (Maywood)
  • St. Isaac Jogues School (Niles (Students went to Our Lady of Ransom and St. John Brebeuf School, so this is considered a merger, building closed)

Closed in 1996[2]

Closed in 1997[2]

Closed in 2000[2]

Closed in 2001[2]

  • St. Emeric School (Country Club Hills)
  • St. Hugh School (Lyons)
  • St. Isidore, The Farmer School (Blue Island)
  • St. Simeon School (Bellwood)

Closed in 2002[2]

  • Mary of Nazareth School (Harvey)
  • Mary Queen of Heaven School (Cicero)
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel School (Melrose Park)
  • St. James School (Sauk Village)

Closed in 2003[2]

Closed in 2004[2]

  • Holy Ghost School (South Holland) (Students accepted to Christ Our Savior)
  • Our Lady of Knock School (Calumet City) (Students accepted to Christ Our Savior)
  • Our Lady of Ransom School (Niles)
    • OLR students were absorbed by St. John Brebeuf School, St. Paul of the Cross School, and Mary, Seat of Wisdom School [6].
  • Queen of Apostles School (Riverdale) (Students accepted to Christ Our Savior)
  • St. Andrew of the Apostle (Calumet City) (Building reopened for Christ Our Savior School – East Campus)
  • St. Jude the Apostle School (South Holland) (Building reopened for Christ Our Savior School – West Campus)
  • St. Victor School (Calumet City) (Students accepted to Christ Our Savior)

Closed in 2006[7]

  • Our Lady of Loretto School (Hometown)
  • St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr Elementary School (Posen)

Closed in 2009

Former K-8 schools in Lake County

Closed in 1984[2]

  • St. Bartholomew School (Waukegan (Consolidated into Lakeshore Catholic Academy, building closed)

Closed in 1990[2]

References

  1. ^ St. Matthias Transfiguration Catholic School
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc Closed School History: 1984 – 2004." Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago. Retrieved on February 16, 2009.
  3. ^ Untitled Document
  4. ^ 04-lent99.html
  5. ^ The Academy of St. Benedict The African :: Pre-K through Eighth Grade :: About Us – Laflin Campus
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ "ARCHDIOCESE OF CHICAGO ANNOUNCES SCHOOL CLOSING Plans In Place To Assist Students in Orderly Transfer." Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago. Retrieved on March 25, 2009.

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