St. Catherine Laboure is the perfect school for combining academics, a Catholic education, athletics, and a great social environment. We have 2 daughters that go to school there, and the new administration has made significant progress in a short period of time. There are some new teachers, a new library
... Read more and a new PC lab for all students, and all of these have given the school a great lift this year. Read less
Posted by a parent on 10/28/14
I have 3 children studying at SCL and I must say I have made the best decision for my children. I don't have to look into my children's work. The teachers are extremely dedicated and give all the attention needed. My children have become independent learners with the help of the caring , loving staff
... Read more here at SCL. Apart from academics students also have opportunities to excel in sports, music, dramatics etc. Every child is cared for in a truly caring environment. I must say St. Catherine's provides a faith based education by educating the child as a whole - an education that nourishes the mind, body and soul of the individual. Read less
Posted by a parent on 08/16/14
I have 2 kids in this school and we are entering our 4th year at SCL. Academically, starting in the 3 year old preschool, the curriculum is truly advanced, especially in mathematics. A very dedicated staff and warm, friendly families. Love the small classroom sizes, and the character building at this
... Read more school. My daughter's presentation skills and confidence level have been boosted because of the faculty here. If you are looking for a special place to send your kids, you should definitely visit St Catherine Laboure! Read less
Posted by a parent on 08/06/14
Looking for a great Catholic Education in a supportive community? St. Catherine Laboure of Glenview is the place you want to send you kids. We moved to Glenview for the public schools, however when I started looking at the cost of before and after school care I was amazed that the cost of a private
... Read more Catholic Education was very close to the money I would spend on before and after care. We have two kids enrolled at SCL and they love going to school and have many opportunities to be leaders in the class room and within the school community. Another great benefit is the same start and end time of school for PK to 8th grade. No need to juggle different times. Is your child interested in sports ? Every student that wants to play has the opportunity to play regardless of their skill level. I can't forget to mention the great education your child will receive and how the teachers will prepare them for high school. We love the school and look forward to seeing our kids graduating from SCL. Read less
Posted by a parent on 08/06/14
We love SCL for our daughter. She has found many opportunities to shine and gain confidence. The music program coupled with the school band has really let her become a more confident student.
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Posted by a parent on 07/25/14
There are some very dedicated teachers at St. Catherine Laboure. In recent years, it does not seem that they are getting the support they deserve. Any prospective families should ask why the school is looking for a 3rd principal in three years.
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Posted by a parent on 03/04/14
What an amazing school! Can't say enough about this gem in Glenview, IL! St Catherine Laboure is filled with warm, nurturing teachers from preschool through 8th grade. A faculty that truly prides themselves on superior academics, always looking to challenge the children. Low teacher to student ratio
... Read more allows for more personalized attention for the students. With many great schooling options in the Glenview area, I am so glad I choose this school. If you are looking for a private Catholic school to send your child to, don't miss St Catherine Laboure. Read less
Posted by a parent on 02/27/14
St. Catherine's motto can be seen initially as "Sharing ,Caring ,and Loving". This school exhibits all three of these characterisitics all day, every day! The staff and faculty are always warm and inviting. The walls of each classroom come alive with artwork and projects, and all the bulletin boards
... Read more display some kind of creative student work. I have always found the faculty to go above and beyond what's necessary to help children. The teachers integrate the newest strategies and technology into their curriculum, and continue to develop themselves professionally whenever possible.I am always impressed at how many families volunteer, and participate in all aspects of this school. St. Catherine Laboure is definitely a hidden "gem" of a school! It is tucked away on a beautiful landscape in West Glenview, but don't pass up an opportunity to go and look - you won't be dissapointed. Read less
Posted by a parent on 09/22/10
We were initially impressed with the school, but the longer our kids attended, the more its faults were revealed. The terachers are average at best. The administration is difficult to work with .Very clubby group of people for the most part.
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Posted by a parent on 03/09/10
I have a three and five year old attending SCL. I cannot say enough wonderful words about the faculty and school! My children attend full days and are positively intellectually stimulated in a nurturing environment on a daily basis. My gratitude goes out to Ty & Alexa's teachers for making them feel
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Glenview schools — St. Catherine Laboure is located at 3425 Thornwood Ave, Glenview IL 60026. 3425 Thornwood Ave is in the 60026 ZIP code in Glenview, IL St. Catherine Laboure is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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