St. Thomas has been a great school for my children. We have been there several years now and find it to be a warm and inviting environment. The kids all know one another from preschoolers to 8th graders, by first name. Students are very involved with the parish next door. They do readings at mass
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Posted by a parent on 03/16/13
I love Saint Thomas of Villanova school! They've helped instill such a strong moral guidance for my daughter who has attended the school for 3 years now. I love that every day when I drop my daughter off to school, Mr. LaRoche, the principle, is there helping the kids out of the car. It's such a community
... Read more school, built around faith and family. I also love how involved the parents are. It's not only built friendships in the classroom, but I've built great friendships with fellow parents. I would highly recommend this school to anyone who is looking for a school the provides small class sizes, strong Catholic faith, and a great community. Read less
Posted by a parent on 03/21/12
St. Thomas of Villanova is a fabulous school. It's a small school, with a large sense of community. All the kids know one another, from K-8, they intertwine the children and build trust amongst them. They learn Christian values and respect, along with top notch educational initiatives. Set on a huge
... Read more piece of land, not on a busy road, it's a feeling of a safe place for my kids. Parent involvement is high, the school secretary is so great with the kids and parents, it's a pleasure to phone or come in to the school. And, show up anytime, they are welcoming. Friday morning mass is celebrated with the parish and planned by the school children. It is wonderful. The pastor of the church visits the classes regularly and really talks to the kids, at school and at church. It's an amazing school, I am proud to send my kids. Read less
Posted by a parent on 03/23/10
Great school. Small class sizes, excellent environment for kids. Faculty and parents are extremely friendly and make it a real nice experience for both kids and parents.
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Posted by a parent on 02/05/10
As a parent in today s society I know bringing up a child and educating them is not an easy task. Today there are so many instantaneous influences that as parents it can be very emotionally draining and time consuming balancing all the evens that today s fast paced world throws at you while at the same
... Read more time trying to give your child the best chances of succeeding in life. In first grade my wife and I noticed this trend and realized that we wanted to give our daughter not just a great education but also a great moral compass to make the right decisions as she grew up. We explored different schools and when went to St. Thomas we realized we were home. St. Thomas of Villanova has a great education program but it also instills the values and morals that we believe will be a pillar of strength for her, especially in later years when make the correct decisions are going to be crucial to her success. This foundation will help her to make decisions based on solid beliefs and education. As parents we need that added reinforcement for our children as they are gone 8 hours a day away from us, and we felt confident that at St. Thomas of Villanova that our child was not only getting the educational nourishment we were looking for but strong Christian values. All this added to together gave us a greater piece of mind in our child s future. Read less
Posted by a parent on 11/16/09
The entire St. Thomas of Villanova Community is a wonderful place for families. The school is quite special in that it offers the finest in fatih based education, academics, and other spritual and service opportunites. I have all of my four children there and the legacy in my family has continued for
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Posted by a parent on 11/09/09
I love the fact that this school is small so that everyone knows each other - from the pre-school students to the 8th grade students. The class sizes are also small which ensures each student more individualized attention from their teacher(s). Because of that attention, my daughter has been able to
... Read more move up a grade level on several classes such as reading and math. The faculty is very attentive not only to the students' needs but also to the needs of the parents as well. There is a wealth of extracurricular activities available at the school so that parents know that their children can get more than an academic education. The children can also develop their social needs with other students with other activities. My daughter has been thriving at St. Thomas for 3 years now and my husband and I couldn't be happier. Read less
Posted by a parent on 11/09/09
We moved our two daughters from the local public school to St. Thomas a few years ago after my wife and I thought long and hard about their future Jr. High School years. We wanted to give our daughters the best learning opportunities while protecting them from future influences that they could be exposed
... Read more to in a large public Jr. High School setting. We had concerns about making this switch, since our daughters had already attended our local public school for a couple of years. However, a richer, stronger learning and character building environment at St. Thomas has made all the difference for them and us. We made the right choice! Read less
Posted by a parent on 10/24/09
We have been at the school for 14 years and continue to be happy. The classes are small so all the teachers know the children by name. All of the students in the school know each other and look out for each other. The teachers truly care about the children's education and well being.
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Posted by a parent on 10/07/09
St. Thomas is a great school community for the whole family. It is a small school where you can get to know everyone and the families are very involved not just in the school but in the Palatine community. I love that the teachers practice their faith and are great role models for the children. It's
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Palatine schools — St. Thomas Of Villanova is located at 1141 E Anderson Dr, Palatine IL 60074. 1141 E Anderson Dr is in the 60074 ZIP code in Palatine, IL St. Thomas Of Villanova is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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