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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

SCHOOL MISSION
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.