Saint Zachary School  |  567 West Algonquin  |  Des Plaines, IL  60016  |  Phone (847) 437-4022  |  Fax (847) 758-1064  |   www.saintzacharyschool.org  

Saint Zachary Catholic School

567 West Algonquin  |  Des Plaines, IL  60016  |  Phone (847) 437-4022  |  Fax (847) 758-1064

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August Dine and Share

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Building a Foundation for Faith, Family, and Academics since 1963.

Welcome to Saint Zachary Catholic School!

Welcome to Saint Zachary Catholic School. For over 55 years, our school has provided a quality Catholic education for Pre-School through Eighth Grade students. As a result, our students consistently score well above average on national achievement tests while developing confidence, respect, and leadership skills. Saint Zachary School is committed to working with parents and guardians to develop children who are enriched academically, socially, and spiritually, becoming good Christians with a lifelong passion for learning. Please contact us for a tour to experience our dedication as we work towards Building a Foundation for Faith, Family, and Academics.

EDP Phone Number:


(847) 758-1264


The EDP phone is answered during EDP hours only. There is no voice mail for this line,

nor caller ID, so if the group is away for "recess" a caller may need to call again. 

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Volunteer Information

You can make a difference by volunteering! We are always in need of volunteers to help make our family and fundraising events successful. Please review the volunteer requirements set forth by the Archdiocese of Chicago for the Protection of Children and Youth. Remember to record your volunteer hours. Thank you for continued support of St. Zachary School!    

Early Childhood Program

St. Zachary School serves students beginning with 3 and 4 year old Pre-school through 8th grade. We currently offer 3 and 4 year old combined Half Day Morning or Afternoon Pre-school, Full Day 3 year old Pre-kindergarten, and Full Day 4 year old Pre-kindergarten. Please contact us to arrange a tour!

Registration for 2019-2020

Enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year is underway! Discover what the gift of a Catholic education at St. Zachary School could mean for your child. Please contact the school office for the current registration fee.

Tax Credit Scholarship Information

Please visit the Archdiocese of Chicago Office of Catholic Schools website for current information regarding how the educational funding bill may benefit current and prospective St. Zachary School families.

August 8th-11th: St. Zachary Parish Augustfest


August 19th: 9AM to 12PM Preschool and              

           Prekindergarten Parent Orientation

           Drop in during these hours.


August 21st: FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL!

                          8AM-3PM Full Day PS through 8

                          8AM-10:45AM AM Preschool

                          12:15PM-3PM PM Preschool


August 22nd: 6:30PM-8PM Parent Information Night

Important Dates


Summer Work and Supply Lists

Access packets and supply lists based on your student’s grade-level status for the 2019-2020 school year!  

Donate at GiveCentral

A Catholic school education is an investment in the future. We realize that resources can be limited, which is why St. Zachary School offers tuition scholarships to help make it affordable and accessible for those who wish to attend. Please consider a contribution to our tuition assistance program through GiveCentral.

Crafters and Vendors Wanted

St. Zachary School is excited to announce the 2019 Holiday Bazaar is November 30th from 9am to 4pm in our PLC Gymnasium. If you are interested in being a vendor, please contact us for more information!  

37th Annual Fashion Show

SAVE THE DATE! The 37th Annnual Fashion Show is Sunday, October 20th!  

Welcome Mrs. Potenza

Please join the St. Zachary School community in welcoming our new Principal, Mrs. Darlene Potenza and her leadership as we look forward to a new school year!