What grades do you serve?
We serve preschool through eighth grade.
What are the school's hours?
The school day is from 8:15am - 3:30 pm.
Is there before and after school care?
Before school care begins at 6:45 a.m. After school programming runs from 3:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. There is a $3/hr fee.
How many students are in the school?
Currently, enrollment is approximately 170 students.
How many students are in each classroom?
Our average class size is 17 students.
What is tuition and when is it paid?
2019-2020 school year: preschool tuition is $5200. K - 8 tuition is $4200 before financial assistance. Tuition is divided into ten payments due August 10 - May 10.
Is there financial assistance available?
We have need-based financial assistance. Tuition assistance forms are available in our main office or you can apply online at FACTS Tuition Aid. There is a $35 fee for the FACTS application. There are other opportunities for scholarships as well:
Invest in Kids Act where scholarships are awarded based on family need. You can apply at both of these sites; the scholarship granting organizations will contact you for additional information as scholarship funds become available:
Children's Tuition Fund: https://childrenstuitionfund.org/states/illinois/
Empower Illinois: https://empowerillinois.org/students/
Are there other fees?
The registration fee is $100 per family and is non-refundable. The student resources and activity fee is $200 per student for grades K - 8, $50 for PK
What extracurricular programs are there?
Students participate in music, art, athletics and other after school clubs.
How do you address students’ special needs?
Teachers tailor lessons for each child’s individual needs. Students needing additional help in math participate in our Title I Program. The school's reading interventionist works with students who have been identified as needing additional support in reading. Small group tutoring during and after school helps strengthen students’ skills.
Do you have a hot lunch program?
The school offers a daily hot lunch program. Families can apply for reduced-price and free lunches using the National Hot Lunch application forms available in the office.
Do you provide transportation?
We do not provide transportation. We are accessible by city bus routes.
What kind of Christian School is CWSCS?
CWSCS seeks to equip young people to lead and serve in Jesus’ name so they can make a difference in the world. Students study God’s Word and learn about God’s amazing world. CWSCS helps students understand that God continues
to work in history and culture and encourages students to become creative problem solvers with a heart for service.
How do I apply?
Follow the steps on our Admissions Page
How can I learn more about your program?
Call our office at 773.542.0663 to schedule a visit, learn about open houses, or to ask further questions. We look forward to hearing from you!