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601 Van Buren St

Oak Park, IL 60304

(708) 386-7282

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 478

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for Ascension

I have two kids at Ascension and they love it. This environment is very nurturing, open and caring. The parents are very active and the school is well run. The teachers are fantastic and focus on bringing out the best of the individual child as well as teaching them how to live and act in a community.

Posted by a parent on 12/01/14

We have had a great experience at Ascension and feel the school has responded well to the challenges of one of our kids as individuals. There's a very strong arts program with private music lessons on many instruments at the school during the school day, different music ensembles, Spanish is K-8, and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/26/14

Ascension continues to be one of the best Catholic schools in our area. They have loving teachers who work with each child individually, challenging curriculum, great opportunities for enrichment and an parent/Parish community that is second to none. We feel as thought we have been embraced as family ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/25/14

Ascension has been not only a great school for my children, but a caring community for our family. We could not be happier with the teachers attention to our children's development as students and people. Additionally, the school has made major commitments to technology in the classrooms by introducing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/25/14

Ascension truly educates the whole child. From outstanding academics to a variety of extracurricular programs, the school offers a solid academic base for children in preschool through 8th grade. On top of the academics, the school embodies the definition of community. My children and my entire family ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/25/14

Overall, strong academic focus here. Old-fashioned in their approach to education - not much innovation here. Avoid if your child has ADHD or other challenges, as they are not equipped nor open to any adjustments for individual children. Good school if your child performs well in a very traditional, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/26/13

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Oak Park schools — Ascension is located at 601 Van Buren St, Oak Park IL 60304. 601 Van Buren St is in the 60304 ZIP code in Oak Park, IL Ascension is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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