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At. St. Josaphat School, we strive to build a rich learning community that enlightens our students' spiritual development, empowers students to take on new challenges, and enables students to excel in their endeavors.

St. Josaphat School is a welcoming, caring, faith-based community located in Lincoln Park.  With a 130+ year history of Catholic education, St. Josaphat School educates over 380 students in Pre-K through eighth grade.  A strong, well rounded curriculum based in the teachings of the Catholic faith is the cornerstone of St. Josaphat School's academic program.

We are proud of the hard work of our students and educators which has resulted in two National Blue Ribbon Awards for Academic Excellence (2010, 2017). The school, faculty and families work together to create a vibrant, nurturing environment in which children grow and learn.

St. Josaphat School has strong academic partnerships with the University of Notre Dame, DePaul University and Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum.  These partnerships enable us to enrich our curriculum and allow our students to engage with the world around them.

Mission Statement

St. Josaphat School is dedicated to providing an excellent academic education and rich faith
formation rooted in Catholic teachings. Our welcoming school community works
together to promote the development of the whole child in preparation for a lifetime
of learning and service to others.

Root Beliefs

We are made for one another.
We are always learning.
God gives us talents to develop and share.
Excellence happens on purpose.