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Saint Vincent De Paul

2145 N. Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60614

(312) 943-6776


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

From the Director:

"Child Care Program for Enrolled Children *Provides a state-of-the-art facility that includes 2 infant rooms, 23 classrooms, a full-size gym, 2 gross motor rooms, and 3 outdoor classrooms and playgrounds. *Utilizes concepts from the Creative Curriculum in assessing children’s social, emotional, cognitive and physical development. This curriculum allows children to learn at their own pace so that they feel confident and successful. *Offers a summer camp, which results in seamless, year-round support for working families. *Operates a “Well Child Clinic” staffed by a full-time nurse and a consulting physician. *Offers art therapy and character-building programs to enhance positive self-concepts and good habits. *Provides staff programs in CPR, first aid and OSHA regulation compliance. -taken from website (

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"We're here because we care- yesterday, today, and tomorrow"

-taken from website (

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • Are required to make donations ourselves
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Phone Calls
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school