Fact Sheet


  • Faith-based education for preschool through eighth grade. Our curriculum is specific to the Diocese of Joliet and exceeds State of Illinois standards.
  • Technology, physical education, art and music are part of each student’s weekly schedule. Spanish is taught in grades one through eight.
  • Junior high curriculum provides a strong foundation for high school studies. Many of our graduates “test out” of Algebra I and Spanish I in high school.
  • Full-time resource teacher available for children with special needs.
  • Three-year-old and four-year-old preschool curriculum. Full-day and half-day preschool and kindergarten programs.


  • Low student-teacher ratio. Average class size is 20 students. Our Lady of Peace educates more than 327 students from approximately 200 families.
  • Children of all faiths welcome.
  • Bus service is available for families who live in School District #61, including bus service for half-day kindergarten.
  • Before- and after-school care from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. to accommodate family schedules.


  • Modern learning environment featuring state-of-the-art technology center, full-size gymnasium and stage, science lab, art room, music classroom and library.
  • Two classrooms for each grade (kindergarten-Grade 8).
  • Beautiful, spacious preschool classroom with dedicated restrooms.
  • Fully equipped library with computers and SMART Board technology.


  • SMART/ENO Board technology in the classrooms.
  • State-of-the-art technology center and a additional technology resources.
  • Classrooms equipped with individual computers.
  • Wireless internet access.
  • Classroom lesson plans integrate technology to expand learning resources.
  • Online grade monitoring system for students in Grades K through 8.


  • Our Lady of Peace’s faculty boasts more than 450 years of cumulative teaching experience.
  • 25% of our faculty members either have a master’s degree or are working towards one.
  • A full-time resource teacher is on staff for students with special needs.
  • Speech therapy services are provided through School District #61.
  • Social Worker provided through Catholic Charities
  • Parish priests regularly interact with Our Lady of Peace students.
Service & Community Involvement

Students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of community service projects including:

  • Walk-A-Thon
  • Toys for Tots
  • Clothing Drives
  • Food Pantry

Student Activities & Resources

  • Altar Servers
  • Art Club
  • Band
  • Buddy Program
  • Chess Club
  • Choir
  • Christmas & Spring Musical Programs
  • Eucharistic Ministers (8th Grade)
  • Fishing Club
  • Geography Bee
  • Homework Club
  • Lego Club
  • Girl & Boy Scouts
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Science Fair
  • Student Council
  • Yearbook

Sports are offered to students in grades 5 through 8. All players are welcome. OLP’s sports programs include:

  • Football
  • Cheerleading
  • Girls & Boys Volleyball
  • Girls & Boys Basketball
  • Girls & Boys Track
  • Girls & Boys Cross Country
Environment Notificaitons

As partners in education at Our Lady of Peace Catholic School, God calls us as Parish, School, and Family to be the light of Christ to our students.
By nurturing their Faith, we provide a strong academic foundation anchored in Catholic Spirituality.

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