Fact Sheet

We’re Proud of the Facts!

  • Founded in 1955
  • Certified by the Archdiocese of Chicago
  • Certificate of Recognition from the Illinois State Board of Education
  • AdvancED accredited
  • 1:1 Chromebooks and tablets for all students
  • Personalized learning curriculum specifically developed for technology
  • Strong Response to Intervention (RtI) program


We’re Catholic!

  • Daily Religion classes 
  • Preparation for reception of the Sacraments
  • Values infused throughout the day
  • Attendance at weekly all school masses
  • Service projects and community outreach


We’re Diverse

2020-21  Enrollment – 244 students

  • 3% Native Peoples
  • 3% African American
  • 9% Hispanic
  • 31% Asian
  • 53% White


  • Preschool 3 through 8th grade
  • Average class size 21 students (K-8)
  • Full and half-day kindergarten and preschool
  • Before and After School Care from 6:30 am -- 6:00 pm
  • Hot Lunch Program
  • Active school parent organizations
  • Beautifully maintained campus and school building


  • We’re Excellent!
  • Core curriculum based on Archdiocesan of Chicago Standards
  • All teachers are state certified
  • 40% of teachers hold Master’s Degrees
  • Religion, Reading, Spelling, Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Music, Art, Spanish, Physical Education and Computer Education
  • Cutting edge technology for student and teacher use
  • Extracurricular Activities – Band, children’s choir, Battle of the Books, Jr. St. Vincent de Paul, Boy and Girl Scouts, Student Council, Cross County, Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Track and Field, Baseball, Softball, Cheerleading, and Jr. Jaguars (Basketball & Soccer grades 1-3), service projects. 
  • Science Fair, Invention Convention
    • Local, Regional, and State Science Fair winners.
  • ACT Aspire standardized test scores consistantly above the national levels.
  • S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Lab with 3D printer.
  • Students go on to excellent high schools including, but not limited to, Resurection College Prep, Notre Dame College Prep, Loyola Academy, Regina Dominican, Niles North and West, Maine East and South.
St. John Brebeuf School


8301 N. Harlem Ave.

Niles, IL 60714

(847) 966-3266


Office Hours:

Monday - Friday:  8:00 am - 3:30 pm



Registration is now open for the 2023-2024 school year!

St. John Brebeuf Extended Day Program

St. John Brebeuf offers an amazing Extended Day Program. 

Morning Hours:

6:30 am - 8:05 am

After School Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm


2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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