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Admissions Overview

We are here to help you become a part of the St. William School Family

Dear Families, 

We know that choosing a school can be both an exciting and intimidating process and we want you to know that we are here to help guide you during every step!  Choosing the right school for your child is one of the most important decisions that you will make. St. William fully understands that and wants to support your family in this process by listening to what matters to you.  We are here to discuss your child's needs and provide you with all the information you need to understand how we can offer the best educational experience possible for your child.

St. William is committed to ensuring a smooth and effortless admissions process. We will help you through every step of the process, and we are here to answer any questions you might have. Our team is experienced and passionate about welcoming new families, and we look forward to introducing you to all that St. William School has to offer!


St. William School Team

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Inquire and Schedule a Tour

Schedule a tour and find out how St. William School delivers academic excellence while educating the whole child.

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Ready to be part of the St. William School family? 

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New Students

St. William School accepts new students from K-8 for the upcoming school year during priority and open admissions periods. Priority Kindergarten admission begins in the fall, while priority admissions for grades 1-8 begins mid - January, followed by open admissions to the public in early February.

Complete the student application, pay the registration fee of $150.00 and provide all necessary documentation. Child must be six years old by September 1st for first grade. This is a requirement of the Illinois Department of Education and adhered to by our school administration. Siblings already registered at St. William School are given preference.


Transfer Student Admission

St. William School offers mid-year admission to transfer students who meet the necessary requirements. You must submit a completed student admission application and academic records. Parents and student must meet with the principal for consideration. Placement testing may be required. Up-to-date immunization records must be received before student may start class. Students applying to St. William School are encouraged to shadow for a day in their prospective class. 

Note for all incoming students: admission to a Catholic school is contingent upon having met all financial obligations at your previous school. 

If you are interested in applying to St. William School, please contact the school office to check for available spots. 

Returning Students

Parents of returning students will have an Opt Out period to notify the school if they will not be returning for the next school year. After which they will be billed the re-enrollment fee per student to their tuition account. Returning families will be notified when they must complete the online enrollment forms in FACTS. 

Note: Returning student must have tuition account current.

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How to Apply

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Admission Process Summary


*Complete and submit our application packet online or pick up a packet in the main office.

* Submit all required documentation via email to or drop off in the main office.

*Pay $150 registration fee in the school office, or through FACTS.

*Records will be requested from current/previous school.

* Once records are received you will be contacted by our Principal Ms. Frazzini to set up an

interview with parents and student.

*You will be notified of your acceptance status and connected to our tuition support specialist.

St. William Catholic School reviews applications individually. Our goal is to admit quality students who are passionate about engaging in our school community and who bring great personal qualities of integrity, perseverance, and leadership.  Applications are accepted year-round for most grades, however, we suggest applying early to avoid being added to the wait list. Children entering Kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before September 1st and children entering first grade must be 6 years old on or before September 1st.

When you’re ready to apply, simply download the application and submit it with your $150 non-refundable registration fee. Both items are needed in order to hold your spot in the class. Once we review your application and meet with you, you will receive an admissions decision within 72 hrs. of your application submission. Following acceptance, we will need the following documents to secure enrollment:

  • Birth Certificate (Copy)

  • Original Sacrament Certificates (Baptism, First Communion, etc.)

  • Dental Health Form  Download Form Here

  • Immunization Records

  • Copy of Parents’ State-Issued Photo Identification

  • ​If your child(ren) are transfers please fill out a request for school records and attach to application, in order to retrieve the student(s) records from their previous school.  

  • Completed FACTS Tuition Management account setup

  • Educational/Diagnostic (504/IEP), if applicable

If you have a questions about specific forms reach out to via phone (773)637-5130 or via email at

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