Fact Sheet

AT A GLANCE

ENROLLMENT: 190 students grades K-8

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE: 19 students

ACCREDITATION:  Holy Family Catholic School has received full recognition by the Illinois State Board of Education and Diocese of Springfield, IL.

FACULTY:  All faculty members have been awarded a Bachelor or Master’s Degree.

CURRICULUM STANDARDS:  The Holy Family Catholic School Curriculum Standards have been approved on an annual basis by the Illinois State Board of Education and the Office of Catechesis in the Diocese of Springfield.  Holy Family School standards are reviewed on a continual basis.  The Curriculum includes: Religion, Reading, Math (including Algebra, Pre-algebra, Geometry, Accelerated and Remedial Math), Science, English, Social Studies, U.S. History, Civics, Art, Music, Physical Education, Health, Penmanship, Spelling, Phonics, and Computer/Technology.

ACADEMIC ADVANTAGE: Degreed Resource Teacher, Spanish, Computers, Accelerated Reader Computerized Reading Enrichment Program, Advanced Math, Spelling Bee, Honor Roll (Gr. 4-8), Science Fair, Member of Illinois Junior Academy of Science, Departmental Grades 6-8, Title 1 Services.

STUDENT ACTIVITIES: Space Camp, Field Day, Safety Patrols, Junior High Student Council, Book Fair, Recycling Programs and Activities, Yearbook, Student Newspaper, Family Life (Gr. 4-8), Drug Education, S.A.B.R.E. (Substance Abuse and Bullying Resistance Education) Program, Member of Character Plus Program.

SPIRITUAL: Weekly all-school Mass, School Chapel, Retreats for Confirmation Students, Altar Servers.

THE ARTS:  Young Authors, Speech League, School Band, Hand-Bell Choir, Dominic Savio Club and Singers, Sr. Angelene Biderbost Choir, Regional and State Music and Choral Competitions.

ATHLETICS: Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball, Volleyball, and Track and Field.

PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT: School Board, Parish School Association, Long Range Planning Committee and Development Program.

FACILITIES:  Computer Lab with internet, Media Center/TV Studio, 10,000 volume Library, Gymnasium, Music Room, Cafeteria with Federal Hot Lunch Program, Spacious Campus with Field and Blacktop, Assorted Playground Structures and Activities, and Holy Family Learning Center in separate, adjacent building (Preschool, Before/After School and Day Care).