"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
  • School Registration for 2018 - 2019

    St. Mary Nativity School adheres to the State of Illinois and the Joliet Diocesan guidelines regarding the subjects taught and the time allotments for each subject. Subjects include religion, language arts (English, reading, phonics), handwriting, mathematics, social studies (history, geography), science, music, art, computer, Spanish and physical education.

    Call St. Mary Nativity School office and speak to Mrs. Martinez or Sr. Elaine for more information, or to arrange a visit. (815)722-8518  Classes are available for 3 and 4 year-old preschool, prekindergarten, all-day kindergarten and grades 1- 8.

  • Empower Illinois Scholarship Application  
    The new two-step process will make it easier for families and provide more time to ensure your  application is accurate and complete.
    The reservation step of the application opened on Feb. 27 at 7pm. and will be accessible on mobile devices and available in English and Spanish. You will not need to submit any documents during the reservation process.

    For more helpful information, please see the What You Need to Know document on our website.


  • 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.  


Monday, August 20

1st Day of School
Gr. 1-8
11:30 Dismissal

Preschool & Kindergarten
Parent/Child Orientation

Tuesday, August 21

11:30 Dismissal
Gr. 1-8

Preschool & Kindergarten
Parent/Child Orientation

Wednesday, August 22

Full Day of School
Gr. 1-8

Preschool & Kindergarten
11:30 Dismissal


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