HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC ACADEMY

Go back
2515 W PALATINE RD
PALATINE, IL 60067
Visit this school's website
Phone: 847-907-3452
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 0
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Not Reported
  • Type: Catholic
  • Grades: Preschool - 8th Grade
  • District:
  • Students/Teacher: 15:1
  • Students/Grade: 40
  • Number Students: 400
  • Number Teachers: 25
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: N/A
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Dr Gretchen Ludwig
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (26 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (20 Reviews)
    Page 1 of 4
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-03-31
    "This school administration system is the worst I have ever experienced. It is totally biased and meant only for the Church members. I will not recommend this school to anyone. Every parent wants to volunteer the teacher, so that they can take charge of the teacher and the kids. It's a shame how this school administration runs..!! I will never enroll my other kids in this school."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-01-18
    "I've been going to HFCA since I was in pre-school. One thing that really stands out to me is the atmosphere and the high expectations that our teachers have for us . Now a middle schooler, I have experienced the ups and downs of an ever growing, still developing Catholic school and I have to say that with each year brings new and innovative changes. For example, as I entered middle school this year I walked into the testing of a whole new middle school program that gave us (students) more freedom and a new schedule that resembled more of a high school schedule. The program introduced the utilization of the entire building and a brilliant disregard of a single classroom elementary learning technique. There are 4 groups of about 20 students each (there are approximately 80 kids in middle school this year) whose schedules all varied depending on grade level, academic ability, and the healthy balance between boys and girls. The program has worked so well and, I believe, was a great way to set a new beginning for me, especially since I am now the oldest/only child attending HFCA in my family. My sister graduated last year with a spectacular base for her high school years. I love HF."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-12-09
    "There were many aspects of HFCA my children enjoyed. HFCA is on the right track with curriculum and helping students develop spiritually. They are leading the way for catholic education. However, there is much work to be done in regards to promoting positive student behavior and using positive classroom management techniques by some of the teachers. We were surprised that behavior piece was lacking....as it was one of the reasons we chose a catholic school. Hope improvements continue to be made in the areas of social and emotional development for students."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-08-05
    "I have seen my child grow and blossom at HFCA even more than I ever thought possible. My child is excited about going to school. The reading program is vibrant and interesting while their inquiry science and social studies encourages the students to go home and learn information on their own to contribute to the class (which my daughter has done!) I'm curious if the previous post by a parent was well thought out. No, they do not have a computer lab, but my daughter had 10 computers in her fourth grade classroom and used them on a daily basis. She typed business buddy letters, researched, learned programs, reviewed concepts, used it as a check out system for the classroom library, and so much more! Could almost any of that be possible if the school had a computer lab down the hall instead of in the room? The teachers are amazing and want to do anything to see your child succeed. The only downside I see now is there's a bit of "parent gossip" that's difficult to stay out of. It's not a reflection on the school, however, more on select parents. I hope the schools starts some parent education programs. Maybe it will cut down on all the high school chatter made by some."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-07-30
    "I cannot believe this school received a technology award when they do not even have a computer lab! Primary and Early Childhood students do not attend computer class or learn technology skills in a school setting until they reach third and fourth grades! The administration is completely biased and unprofessional. I would not recommend this school to anyone! It is not the innovative, nurturing place it claims to be."
    Page 1 of 4
    Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.
    C21 Properties In this Area C21 Offices Serving this Area C21 Agents Serving this Area
    View Agents
    Heidi Doering of The Pinnacle Group
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    847.­277.1121
    168 S Northwest Highway
    Barrington, IL 60010
    Chris Jacobs of The Pinnacle Group
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    847.­277.1121
    168 S Northwest Highway
    Barrington, IL 60010
    Carol Bisschop
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    847.­277.1121
    168 S Northwest Highway
    Barrington, IL 60010
    Katherine Jacobs of The Pinnacle Group
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    847.­277.1121
    168 S Northwest Highway
    Barrington, IL 60010
    Ronald Hardesty of The Pinnacle Group
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    847.­277.1121
    168 S Northwest Highway
    Barrington, IL 60010
    Sharon Molnar of The Pinnacle Group
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    847.­277.1121
    168 S Northwest Highway
    Barrington, IL 60010
    Joan Nelson
    CENTURY 21 Roberts and Andrews
    847.­381.0808
    3717 West Elm Street
    McHenry, IL 60050
    Michelle Akan
    CENTURY 21 Universal Real Estate
    773.­552.1871
    7300 N. Western Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Sandy Etten
    CENTURY 21 Roberts and Andrews
    815.­344.1033
    3717 West Elm Street
    McHenry, IL 60050
    Brenda Jones
    CENTURY 21 New Heritage
    847.­683.2000
    120 West Oak Knoll Drive
    Hampshire, IL 60140
    Clifford E. Cox III
    CENTURY 21 Universal Real Estate
    847.­323.3355
    7300 N. Western Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Cornelia Matache
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­681.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Laura McHugh
    CENTURY 21 Roberts and Andrews
    847.­356.3400
    1850 Grand Avenue
    Lindenhurst, IL 60046
    Jonie Montalbano
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    June Luscavich
    CENTURY 21 Roberts and Andrews
    815.­344.1033
    3717 West Elm Street
    McHenry, IL 60050
    Leonard Jensen
    CENTURY 21 Roberts and Andrews
    815.­344.1033
    3717 West Elm Street
    McHenry, IL 60050
    Lydia Gutierrez
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    312.­730.5999
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Yee Looi Ng
    CENTURY 21 S.G.R., Inc.
    312.­326.2121
    1823 S. Michigan Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60616
    Martha Janus
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­882.5442
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Norma A. Diaz
    CENTURY 21 Universal Real Estate
    773.­968.1719
    7300 N. Western Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Sunghee Ham
    CENTURY 21 S.G.R., Inc.
    312.­326.2121
    1823 S. Michigan Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60616
    William Carrier
    CENTURY 21 Roberts and Andrews
    847.­373.2873
    3717 West Elm Street
    McHenry, IL 60050
    Edward Haag
    CENTURY 21 1st Class Homes
    847.­882.4855
    724 East Schaumburg Road
    Schaumburg, IL 60194
    Patricia Liput
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­631.8300
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631