St. Germaine School is committed to nurturing faith and spreading the Good News of the Gospel


St. Germaine School is proud to be a United States Department of Education Blue Ribbon School.


Join us for a brief virtual tour of our school and then contact us to arrange for a personal visit today!

Tax Credit Scholarships

The  Office of Catholic Schools is suggesting that parents apply to both EmpowerIllinois and Big Shoulders to increase their chances of being selected.  The application dates are different, links and deadlines are listed below.  

Empower Illinois and Big Shoulders Fund Application Dates
UPDATE: 2/20/18

The “window” for applications for Empower Illinois opens on Feb 27, 2018, 7pm.  Our understanding is that the form will require only basic family info.  Tax forms and other documents will be requested at a later date for those who qualify.   The window is expected to close very quickly, as the funding is limited.  If you are interested in applying be sure to be ready as soon as the window opens for the best chance at being included.  

Application Process Opens Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 7:00 p.m.

Empower Illinois scholarship applications will be available through Here’s a helpful video tutorial about how to apply, including steps on how to reserve your place in line on Feb. 27 for the first-come, first-served scholarships.

Registration Process Screenshots
Please refer to the attached screenshots of step one of the registration process (in English): page one, page two, page three and the reservation fields. Here is the reservation fields translated into Ukrainian. Here is the reservation fields translated into Polish. Here is the reservation fields translated into Chinese.

Feel free to share these materials with your school families if you think they will be helpful for them to review before the application opens.

If you would like additional information, the link to Empower Illinois is 


The tax credit scholarship application process with Empower Illinois will be completed online at

The tax credit scholarship application process with Big Shoulders Fund will be completed online at

Please click here for the latest information available from the OCS. 

Interested in donating as an individual or as a business?  75% of your donation is allowed as a tax CREDIT.  See this informative video from Empower Illinois on how to be a donor for this program.

Video from Empower Illinois

Germazing Race 2018!

Registration now open!

Join us for the 2018 Germazing Race 5K Run/Walk on

Saturday, April 28th at 9:00am


St. Germaine offers a unique faith-based education for our children.

Each student, treated as an individual, is nurtured not only in their academics but also in the teachings of Christ. Our graduates have a solid educational, moral, and social education to support them in any future endeavor.

“St. Germaine is a school community united in fellowship with our parish community. We are committed to nurturing and spreading the Good News of the Gospel, especially the values of tolerance, and respect for individuals. We are called to witness Christ’s teachings through service to the parish and to the larger society.”



St. Germaine offers numerous opportunities for your child to explore his or her interests and talents.

View the selection of other activities available to our students


Our flexible pre-school program allows young children to learn while having fun.

Our pre-schoolers love learning at St. Germaine!


A parent advisory board that works with the principal and pastor to help the school to reach its goals.

The school board acts as a bridge between parents and the administration.


An extra-curricular sports program as an extension of the St. Germaine School academic program.

Students will be taught the fundamentals of each sport and be given the opportunity to develop strong, healthy and disciplined minds and bodies.


A group of parents working together to make each family's time at St. Germaine memorable.

The group meets several times a year to discuss fundraising to support the association.


The value of Catholic Education cannot be understated. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.

St. Germaine has provided not only an academic foundation, but fostered the faith in hundreds of students.

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