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St. Louis de Montfort Catholic School
8840 Ridgeland Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453

St. Louis de Montfort Catholic School is committed to working with parents to help young people become mature adultsMore who can proudly declare their faith. The Chicago Archdiocese school is supported by the St. Louis de Montfort Parish and takes its responsibility of educating children in the Catholic faith very seriously. Academics, religion, sports and choir all have a faith-based dimension.

Parents are afforded every opportunity to become involved in their child's education through regular communication with the school principal and faculty. St. Louis de Montfort has an active school and athletic board and family school association. The school hosts an August flea market, an Oktoberfest in September and a March fish fry.

Tuition assistance is available for families that qualify, as well as remedial assistance in subject areas for students who are behind and need extra help.

St. Louis de Montfort offers a fine arts program that includes music and drama, hands-on science programs and a pre-school. Physical education and sports activities are held in nearby Oak Lawn parks, and the parish hall is often utilized as a gymnasium. 

Southwest Chicago Christian Schools
5665 W 101st St, Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Southwest Chicago Christian Schools was founded in 1900. The school offers private elementary and secondary educationMore at three campuses, including Chicago Christian High School in Tinley Park and two elementary schools in Tinley Park and Oak Lawn.

The Oak Lawn campus, like its sister schools in Tinley Park, offers a Christ-centered education from the Reformed understanding of the Christian faith. The schools are run by parents, who serve on the school organization's board of directors.

Southwest Chicago Christian Schools provide a Christ-centered learning community intent on "restoring God's word." Students are provided a high-quality education in the reformed tradition that "emphasizes the Lordship of Jesus Christ over all life. It prepares students spiritually, socially, academically and physically to serve society effectively and glorify God by honoring Him in all aspects of life," the school's mission statement reads.

Tuition assistance is available to families that qualify. At least one parent must be able to express to a living faith in Jesus Christ. Families need not attend a Reformed home church to send their children to Southwest Chicago Christian.

The Oak Lawn campus attracts a diverse student population including those who need special services. It provides bus service as well as before- and after-school care.

The Oak Lawn campus is located in two attractive school buildings. It offers a broad educational program including Bible, art, music, computer, physical education as well as co-curricular activities.