List of schools of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago

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The following is a list of schools operated by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago followed by a list of former high schools closed after 1959 and former K-8 schools closed after 1983.

Contents

Schools[edit]

6-12 schools[edit]

9–12 schools[edit]

9–12 schools in Chicago[edit]

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

9–12 schools in Cook County[edit]

This list excludes Chicago.

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

9–12 schools in Lake County[edit]

PK-8 schools[edit]

PK-8 schools in Chicago[edit]

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

PK-8 schools in Cook County[edit]

This list excludes Chicago.

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

PK-8 schools in Lake County[edit]

K-8 schools[edit]

K-8 schools in Chicago[edit]

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

K-8 schools in Cook County[edit]

This list excludes Chicago.

K-8 schools in northern Cook County[edit]
K-8 schools in northwest Cook County[edit]
K-8 schools in southwest Cook County[edit]
K-8 schools in south Cook County[edit]

K-8 schools in Lake County[edit]

K-7 schools[edit]

Chicago, south side

  • Immaculate Conception School

4–8 schools[edit]

(Lake County)

5–8 schools[edit]

(Chicago, Near West and Northwest)

6–8 schools[edit]

(Chicago, Southwest)

PK-3 schools[edit]

(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 [5]. 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[edit]

(Chicago, North Side)

K-1 schools[edit]

(Cook County, excluding Chicago, far northwest)

PK-K schools[edit]

(Chicago, Near West/Northwest)

Former schools[edit]

Former high schools[edit]

Former high schools in Chicago[edit]

Closure date not stated:

  • St. Casimir High School (St. Casimir Academy changed name to Maria High School in 1952. St. Casimir Commercial High School changed name to Our Lady of Tepeyac High School in 1991.)
  • St. Catherine of Siena (See 1977 for Siena Catholic High School)

Closed in 1960:

  • St. Dominic High School[6]
  • St. Philomena Commercial High School[7]

Closed in 1961:

  • St. Josaphat Commercial High School[7]
  • St. Malachy High School[8]
  • St. Martin Commercial High School[7]

Closed in 1962:

  • Corpus Christi High School (succeeded by Hales Franciscan High School)
  • Loretto High School (Englewood)[9]
  • St. Clement Commercial High School[7]

Closed in 1966:

  • St. Alphonsus Commercial High School[7]

Closed in 1967:

  • Sacred Heart High School (May Street)[10]
  • St. Elizabeth High School[11]

Closed in 1968:

Closed in 1969:

  • Providence High School[16]
  • St. Columbkille High School[17]
  • St. Mel High School[18]
  • Saints Peter and Paul High School[19]
  • St. Pius V Commercial High School[20]

Closed in 1970:

  • Cardinal Stritch High School[21]
  • St. Patrick High School for Girls (West Side)[22]
  • St. Phillip Basilica High School[23]

Closed in 1972:

  • Loretto Academy (Woodlawn)[24]
  • Mercy High School[25]

Closed in 1973:

  • Little Flower High School[26]

Closed in 1974:

  • Angel Guardian High School[27]

Closed in 1976:

  • St. Mary High School[28]

Closed in 1977:

  • St. Paul High School[29]
  • St. Stanislaus Kostka High School[30]
  • Siena High School[31]

Closed in 1978:

  • St. Michael Central Catholic High School[32]

Closed in 1979:

  • St. Sebastian High School[33]

Closed in 1980:

  • Heart of Mary High School[34]
  • St. Augustine High School[35]
  • St. Thomas the Apostle High School[36]

Closed in 1981:

  • St. Ann High School[37]
  • St. Procopius High School[38]

Closed in 1982:

Closed in 1983:

  • Aquinas Dominican High School[41]

Closed in 1985:

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

Closed in 1988:

  • Holy Family Academy (girls)[2]
  • Mendel Catholic Preparatory High School[42]
  • Unity High School (girls) (merged into St. Martin De Porres Academy, building closed)[2]
  • Visitation High School[43][2]
  • Willobrord Catholic High School (coed) (merged into St. Martin De Porres Academy, building closed)[2]

Closed in 1989:

Closed in 1990:

Closed in 1993:

  • Academy of the Sacred Heart (girls) (as of 2007 the building is used by Sacred Heart Schools)[2]

Closed in 1994:

  • Cathedral High School (coed)[2]

Closed in 1996:

  • St. Joseph High School (coed)[2]

Closed in 1997:

  • St. Martin De Porres Academy (coed)[45]

Closed in 1999:

Closed in 2001:

  • Madonna High School[2]
  • St. Barbara High School[2]

Closed in 2002:

Closed in 2003:

  • Good Counsel High School (girls)[2]

Closed in 2007:

Closed in 2013:

Former high schools in Cook County[edit]

This list excludes Chicago.

Closed in 1960:

Closed in 1968:

  • Aurora Roncalli High School for Boys and Madonna Catholic High School consolidated to form Aurora Central Catholic High School

Closed in 1969:

Closed in 1970:

  • Marywood High School (Evanston)[50]

Closed in 1983:

Closed in 1987:

Closed in 1991:

  • Saint Vincent de Paul High School Seminary (boys) (Lemont, Illinois)[2]

Closed in 1994

Closed in 2004:

Closed in 2005:

Former K-8 schools[edit]

Former K-8 schools in Chicago[edit]

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:

  • St. George School (911 West 32nd Place) (Consolidated into Bridgeport Catholic Academy)[2]
  • S. S. Peter and Paul (12255 South Emerald Street) (merged with Assumption, BVM, 12238 South Parnell)[2]

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
  • S. S. Peter and Paul School (3737 South Paulina Street)
  • Sacred Heart of Jesus School
  • Saint Bonaventure School (building has been 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 (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 has been 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) [7]
  • Immaculate Conception School (consolidated into Pope John Paul II Catholic School in 1999, building closed) [8]
  • Our Lady of Fatima School (consolidated into Pope John Paul II Catholic School) [9] (the building site closed in 2003)
  • St. Pancratius School (consolidated into Pope John Paul II Catholic School in 1999, building closed) [10]

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[edit]

Date not stated:[citation needed]

  • Divine Savior School (Norridge)

Closed in 1984:[2]

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. Gerard 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[52]
  • 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"[53]

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

Closed in 2009:

Former K-8 schools in Lake County[edit]

Closed in 1984:[2]

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

Closed in 1990:[2]

Closed in 2014:

Closed in 2016:

References[edit]

  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 bd be bf bg bh bi bj 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. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago St. Dominic High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  7. ^ a b c d e 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Former Archdiocese of Chicago High Schools - The Early Years page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  8. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago St. Malachy High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  9. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago Loretto High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  10. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago Sacred Heart High School (May Street) page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  11. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago St. Elizabeth High School "Ironmen" page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  12. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago DePaul University Academy "Demons" page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  13. ^ Sometimes given simply as DePaul Academy.
  14. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago St. Michael High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  15. ^ Not to be confused with St. Michael's Central Catholic High School.
  16. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago Providence High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  17. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago St. Columbkille High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  18. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago St. Mel High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  19. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago Saints Peter and Paul High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  20. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago St. Pius V Commercial High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  21. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago Cardinal Stritch High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  22. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago St. Patrick High School for Girls (West Side) page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  23. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago St. Philip High School "Gaels" page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  24. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago Loretto Academy (Woodlawn) page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  25. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago Mercy High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  26. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago Little Flower High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  27. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago Angel Guardian High School "Angels" page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  28. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago St. Mary High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  29. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago St. Paul High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  30. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago St. Stanislaus Kostka High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  31. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago Siena High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  32. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago St. Michael Central Catholic High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  33. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago St. Sebastian High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  34. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago Heart of Mary High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  35. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago St. Augustine High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  36. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago St. Thomas the Apostle High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  37. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago St. Ann High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  38. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago St. Procopius High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  39. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago Immaculata Catholic High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  40. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago Mercy Mission High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  41. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago Aquinas High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  42. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago Mendel Catholic Preparatory High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  43. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago Visitation High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  44. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago Alvernia Catholic High School "Cougars" page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  45. ^ http://www.illinoisloop.org/cath_closed_school_84_04.pdf
  46. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Chicago Quigley Preparatory H. S. "Phoenix" page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  47. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Wilmette Mallinckrodt High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  48. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Evanston St. George High School "Dragons" page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  49. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Des Plaines St. Patrick Academy page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  50. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Evanston Marywood High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  51. ^ 'Illinois High School Glory Days' Blue Island Mother of Sorrows High School page. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
  52. ^ http://www.olransom.org/school.htm
  53. ^ "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.
  54. ^ http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2014-01-10/news/chi-several-chicagoarea-catholic-schools-slated-to-close-20140109_1_chicago-archdiocese-6-schools-chicago-catholic
  55. ^ http://abc7chicago.com/religion/chicago-archdiocese-to-consolidate-catholic-schools/371368/
  56. ^ http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-catholic-schools-closing-met-20160105-story.html