At a Glance

ENROLLMENT: 143  students grades Pre-K through 8


ACCREDITATION:  Holy Family 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 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), 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: 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 and Boys’ Baseball.

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

FACILITIES:  Computer Lab with internet, 10,000 volume Library, Gymnasium, Music Room, Cafeteria, Spacious Campus with Field and Blacktop, Assorted Playground Structures and Activities, and The Hawks Nest offering Before/After School care.