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Our School

For over 100 years, our school has been an anchor in the South Shore community. Our students learn to be critical thinkers and problem solvers through collaborative learning experiences.  Our curriculum aligns with the Common Core Standards and Illinois State Standards so you can be assured that we offer the best programs of study.  Our multiage classes allow students to learn and grow in a unique environment.  St. Philip Neri’s devoted faculty and staff will do whatever it takes to help our children to succeed.

Our focused high school preparatory curriculum and highly qualified teachers provide our students with an outstanding foundation to excel both academically and socially in high school and beyond.  Our students have been accepted into some of the best high schools in the area including St. Ignatius College Prep, Mount Carmel, Mother McAuley Liberal Arts, Queen of Peace, Marist, DeLaSalle Institute Campus, Whitney Young, Chicago High School for the Arts, and Culver Academy.


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Principal’s Welcome

Principal Welcome Letter

Thank you for your interest in St. Philip Neri School.  Our elementary school has enjoyed the reputation of academic excellence for one hundred five years. Our highly qualified, dedicated teachers, and staff set the standard of high expectations for students and expect success.  Each student receives personal attention and every family in our school is treated on an individual basis with respect and care.  We believe in our children and build pride every day.​

St. Philip Neri School believes that developing the whole child is crucial to their success and well-being.  All students participate in music, Spanish, computer and physical education classes.  Also, our students develop as well-rounded individuals through a variety of extracurricular and enrichment programs for elementary school students.

Root Beliefs

Be and Bring the Good News

Learning happens after caring 

Our faith-filled example forms character

Learning is an experience

Learning is guided by exploration and example 

Faith forms our family

At the root of our school is faith

We are better together

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