We are now accepting registration for new students for the 2024-2025 school year!

If you want to register and enroll in preschool for the 24-25 school year, please call the office or send an email to information@olwschool.org to inquire about availability. Classrooms in kindergarten to 8th grade do have availability.

Registration can be done online using the NEW STUDENT forms at the right or by printing these forms and bringing them to the school or parish office. Completed new student registration forms that are filled out electronically are received in our school office and we will send you a welcome letter within a week. Please make sure to pay the $150 student registration fee and to send the student’s birth certificate via email. Filling in a registration form is not an automatic enrollment in our school.

Printable New Student Registration Form
You will need to provide the following:
— a certified birth certificate issued by the county/state (not by the hospital)
— a baptismal certificate (if applicable)
— cash, check, or money order for the $150 per student registration fee*
*Your registration fee will be refunded in the event that you are unable to secure a position in our school.

2024-25 Tuition and Fees – Preschool
2024-25 Options for PK and K
2024-2025 TUITION and FEES K thru 8
2024-25 Tuition Agreement – family
2024-2025 Calendar

School Supply List 2023-2024

Our Lady of the Wayside School is operated under the auspices of the Catholic Bishop of Chicago, a corporation sole, in the Archdiocese of Chicago. OLW admits students of any race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students in this school. OLW does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, or national and ethnic origin in administration of educational policies, loan programs, athletic or other school-administered programs.

The State of Illinois requires documentation of the following:
— a physical exam by a licensed physician in Illinois, as well as a record of updated immunizations for all students entering school for the first time (including preschoolers), kindergartners and sixth graders BEFORE the first day of the current school year.
— an oral health examination by a licensed dentist in Illinois for all kindergartners, 2nd graders, and 6th graders due by May 15th of the current school year.
— a complete vision exam by a licensed optometrist or ophthalmologist in Illinois for students entering an Illinois school for the first time (not including preschoolers) and all kindergartners due no later than October 15th of the current school year.