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Admissions Process

2nd Grade Hands Up


St. Theresa School does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, or national origin in the administration of admissions and educational policies, financial aid, or other school-related activities.


Tour Our Campus

Individualized tours of the school campus are available upon request and availability. Request a Tour.


Apply for Admissions

An admissions application must be completed for ALL NEW students. NEW families are encouraged to apply early to ensure proper placement. St. Theresa School uses a rolling admissions process in which new applications are reviewed at regular intervals throughout the year.  An acceptance letter will be sent after the admissions process is complete which will include the online tuition registration and payment options. Should you have any questions regarding applying for admissions, please contact our Director of Admissions, Mrs. Terri Kolbus.  OR  847-359-1820 ex. 249


Admissions Application 


Shadow Day

Students who are entering 3rd - 8th grade are required to shadow for all or part of the day.  Students will shadow in the grade they are currently enrolled. An admissions application must be completed, and the $30 application fee is applied.  


Re-enrollment (current STS students)

Current STS students will have priority registration. Unless notified, all current students will be automatically rolled over for the 2019-20 school year.  All re-registration information will be distributed electronically. (Current families with students moving up to Preschool 4 or Kindergarten must select a program option.)

For more information, please contact the admissions office:


Financial Assistance

Empower Illinois helps families choose the best education for their child, regardless of their ability to pay, by providing scholarships to Illinois students to attend private K-8 schools.  


STEP 1: Apply for the Tax Credit Scholarship
Tax Credit Scholarship (TCS) applications through Empower Illinois open on January 15. In order to apply for financial assistance from St. Theresa School, you must first complete a 2019 application through Empower Illinois for the TCS.   Click here for the Empower Illinois Application


STEP 2: Apply on our SmartAid
Once you have completed the TCS application, you can apply for financial assistance from St. Theresa School using SmartAid. Applications must be received by April 1 for first consideration.  Click here for the SmartAid application.

 Request for Transfer of Records

A signed request form should be completed for ALL NEW students transferring from another school, entering grades 2 through 8 (most current report cards, standardized test scores, attendance records, etc.).


Enrollment Confirmation Form 

An Enrollment Confirmation is needed for students whose parents are separated or divorced.