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1.  Academic Excellence

Frassati Catholic Academy students are learning in a challenging academic environment that allows them to prepare for high school and beyond.

  • Academically leveled classes

  • Differentiated Materials

  • Blended learning

  • One-to-one Chromebooks for 4th-8th grade

2.  Catholic Formation

Frassati Catholic Academy is rooted in developing students and families with morals and values inspired by the life and virtues of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati, and the Beatitudes. Through spiritual development in daily prayer, weekly liturgy and mission driven service, the Frassati Family works together as a supportive community of students, parents and staff to provide a spiritually rich environment.

3.  Sense of Community

Frassati families love to work, play and worship together. Our school families are part of a welcoming and friendly environment that actively Geta involved throughout our community. Our Frassati Family Association (FFA) organizes and funds many community-building opportunities throughout the year.

4. Dedicated Teachers & Staff

Frassati Catholic Academy operates with a staff of 26.  14 full-time classroom teachers, 50% of whom hold advanced degrees or certifications. In addition to the full time teaching staff, there are three administrative team members, 5 teaching specialists, 3 teaching assistants and an Academic and Enrichment teacher.   4 members of the teaching staff hold certifications in ESL.

5. “Specials”

Frassati Catholic Academy offers a variety of special classes for students weekly.

  • Physical Education/Health (twice a week)

  • Art (once a week) 

  • Music (once a week)

  • Spanish K-5th (once a week), 6th-8th (three times a week)

  • Technology K-3rd (once a week)

  • Library preK-5th (once a week)

6.  Affordable Extended Day Program (before and after school care)

  • Available 6:30 am to 6:00 pm on full days of school. 

  • The program fee is $5 per hour/per child for the time used and billed on the quarter hour.

7. Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Athletics: Boys and Girls soccer, basketball, volleyball, cross country, and track

  • Clubs & Activities:

    • Robotics: Students in 6th-8th grade participate in Robotics and have the opportunity to showcase around the county.

    • Missions: students in 6th-8th grade have the opportunity to be part of a missions group to lead service driven projects around the school and community.

    • Student Council: Students in 6th-8th grade can participate in student government.

    • National Junior Honor Society is open to students in 7th and 8th grade.

    • Cooking, Art, Chess, and Intramural sports are available to students in Kindergarten through 5th grade.

  • Band is available to students in 4th-8th grade.

8. Academic Support

Frassati Catholic Academy, in conjunction with District 118, works to serve students with diverse learning needs.  Our Academic and Enrichment teacher works with staff and students to help meet the needs of students through individual or small group learning sessions. 


9. Financial Assistance

Frassati Catholic Academy strives to make Catholic education affordable for all families who seek it.

  • Tax Credit Scholarship (TCS) These are scholarships made available based on donations from donors.  These scholarships are need based, awarded on a first come first serve basis and can be awarded up to full tuition coverage.

  • Caritas Scholarships are need based scholarships available to families who are new to Catholic education.  Based on need, they can be awarded up to 50% of tuition.

  • Frassati Catholic Academy provides need-based financial aid for families.  These awards are unfunded and are deductions from the school's operating budget.

10. Transportation

Frassati Catholic Academy, in conjunction with Wauconda School District 118, operates bus routes to and from school for students that live within the Wauconda School District Boundaries.

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