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St. Raphael School Mission Statement
St. Raphael School Mission Statement - Monday, May 11, 2015

St. Raphael School exists to provide an education rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ Where Catholic Doctrine and values, and academic excellence prepare each student for a life of faith, service, and integrity.

Faculty Testimonial
"Being a part of St. Raphael Catholic School is like being a part of a big family.  Everyone is very supportive, caring, and committed to the success of all members." 
Julie Lewis
Parent Testimonial
"I love how catholic teachings are infused throughout the children's day; I am pleased with my child's academic progress based on the curriculum; I appreciate the kindness and friendliness of the school staff; it truly feels like a community at St. Raphael."  Anonymous
A Look Ahead and A Look Back
Mrs. Rehfield's End of the Year Presentation - May 2015 - Monday, November 09, 2015

Click HERE to see Mrs. Rehfield's end of the year presentation, "A Look Back  and A Look Ahead for the 2014-15 School Year"

May 20, 2014: A Look Back and a Look Ahead with Mrs. Rehfield - Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Click here to review Mrs. Rehfield's May 20, 2014 presentation looking back at the 2013-14 school year and ahead at the 2014-15 school year.

About Us
St. Raphael Catholic School educates Kindergarten through Eighth grade with an average enrollment of 310 students under the authority of the Diocese of Joliet, Illinois.
Frequently Asked
Looking for a new school and have questions?  See the FAQ's for a quick reference to what makes our school unique.
The best combination of arts, athletics, and academics in the western suburbs.  Every student experiences art, music, and foreign language.  Through a renaissance education we are preparing students for the future.
Home & School
The Home and School Association working together to build a closer relationship with parents and teachers in the total education of the child.
Our Interscholastic Sports Program belongs to DuPage Parochial Basketball and Volleyball League.  The cross country and track teams participate in the Suburban Parochial League.  Every child in fifth through eighth grade is able to participate in sports. null
Student Resources
Are you looking to get some extra practice of the lessons you've been learning at school?  Then check out our student resource center. null
We Teach More

The Diocese of Joliet observed strategies that St. Raphael School uses to engage students in different subject areas and at different grade levels: discussion/questioning; note-taking and summarizing; compare & contrast; graphic organizers; cooperative learning, small group and paired activities; hands-on activities and experiments; projects; presentations; PE's relay/blood flow; classroom use of technology, SMARTBoards, ALEKS; etc.

Catechism Of the Catholic Church 2229:  "As those first responsible for the education of their children, parents have the right to choose a school for them which corresponds to their own convictions. This right is fundamental. As far as possible, parents have the duty of choosing schools that will best help them in their task as Christian educators."  Please visit the Diocese of Joliet to learn more.