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St. Jude School
2204 McDonough Street
Joliet, IL 60436

Mr. Lucas Stangler, Principal
Phone: 815-729-0288
Fax: 815-729-0344
Email: lstangler@stjudejoliet.net
Website: http://stjudejoliet.net/

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St. Jude
2212 McDonough Street
Joliet, IL 60436

Very Rev. Michael Lane
phone: 815-725-2209
fax: 815-741-8844

Fast Facts

- Established in 1954
- 167 students are enrolled 
in preschool-grade 8 for the 2017-2018 school year
- Located in Will County

-  Religion taught daily; Prayer before each class
- Daily morning, noon, and afternoon school prayer
- Daily religion classes
- Weekly Mass for grades PreK-8th grade
- Opportunities to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation
- Eucharistic Adoration
- Virtues in Practice Program
- Yearly Faith Rally
- Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (PreK-2nd grade)
- Staffed by experienced and faith-filled faculty, including the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia
- The faculty and staff are authentic witnesses of the Catholic faith inside and outside the classroom
- 3 year old Preschool through 8th grade; Full day Kindergarten
- One class per grade; average class size: 22
- Specials classes for K-8: Music, Art, Physical Education, Computer, Library
- Latin class in grades 7 and 8; Spanish in PreK-2
- Using student data to monitor student learning and inform instruction
- Resources for students who need remediation or extra help
- After school help available from teachers
- Enrichment opportunities
- Aleks online math program; Simple Solutions in Math to continuously refresh skills
- Catholic Curriculum Standards
- Literature Circles in grades 3-8 with a guidedd reading approach to learning
- Differentiated model of instruction to meet the needs of all learners
- Interactive SMART Boards in all classrooms
- Computer lab
- iPad mobile cart
- Tablet mobile cart
- Computer workstations in each classroom
- State of the art Science Lab
- Christmas program and Spring musical
- Annual Fine Arts festival
- Athletics and Extracurricular activities
- Safe and caring before and after school care program
- Hot lunch program
- Parishioners and non-parishioners welcome
- Tuition assistance available

Saint Jude Catholic School is an elementary school in the Dominican tradition.  In partnership with parents, we offer children an excellent academic and religious education.  We provide a Christ-centered atmosphere in which students may grow in knowledge, truth and love.