"Be kind and merciful. Let no one ever come to you without coming away better and happier." Mother Teresa.

    • Where Every Child Achieves More
      St. Mary Nativity prepares students for a lifetime of achievement.
      Together we work toward building an outstanding faith-based curriculum where each student can reach their full potential.

Announcements & Events
  •  St. Mary Nativity Football  Fundraiser

    Football Fundraiser 2018-2019 results are available on the quick links below.  


  • Empower Illinois Tax Credit Scholarship Program
    The State of Illinois has created a new way to fund scholarships for children who choose to attend Catholic schools through the “Invest in Kids Act.” Scholarships offered through this program have the potential to cover  up to 100 percent of tuition and eligible charges  for next school year at St. Mary Nativity.  
    The  Empower Illinois  Scholarship Granting Organization website   www.empowerillinois.org is now operational, but is no longer accepting student applications for the 2018-2019 school year. Donors are still able to claim a tax credit to fund scholarships until December 31, 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year. Check back for more information on scholarship application deadlines for the 2019-2020 school year.
  • Welcome to St. Mary Nativity School 
    St. Mary Nativity Catholic School offers classes for preschool through grade eight. St. Mary Nativity School has received numerous rewards for its mathematics and science curriculum. St. Mary Nativity community provides a safe environment where each individual is respected as a child of God. Each student is encouraged to develop a life-long learning, academic excellence, and respect for the uniqueness of self and others.  
    • 3 and 4 year-old preschool, prekindergarten, all-day kindergarten, grade 1-8
    • Extended daycare available Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
    • Register today by visiting St. Mary Nativity School or by calling 815-722-8518  

    St. Mary Nativity offers the tuition transfer grant for students going into grades 1-7 who transfer into St. Mary Nativity from public schools.  For more information, call our school office at 815-722-8518.  We look forward to hearing from you.  


Wednesday, November 14

Book Fair


8:30 AMGrandparent /Special Person Day Mass & Reception

6 PMConfirmation Prep

Thursday, November 15

Book Fair

School Picture Retake


8:30 AMGovernor's State University - 3rd Grade

Friday, November 16


Book Fair



Saturday, November 17

Women's Club Bake Sale/Recycle Sale

Sunday, November 18

Women's Club Bake Sale/Recycle Sale