St. Helen has been identified by Chicago magazine as one of 25
highly recommended nonpublic elementary schools in the Chicago
region, and its teachers received the 2009 Cardinal's Award from
the Big Shoulders Fund in recognition of their students'
outstanding achievement on standardized tests. St. Helen offers a
full-day preschool for 3- to 5-year-olds and a K-8 academic program
featuring advanced math, foreign language, religion, music, art,
physical education and wellness. Current extracurricular
opportunities include soccer, basketball, dance, piano, drama,
French, Spanish, chess, Science, gardening, service and more. St.
Helen offers affordable before-care and after-care, a generous
family discount and, for families who qualify, financial