7:35am – 2:25pm
Extended Care Available


1141 E. Anderson Dr. Palatine, IL 60074


(847) 358-2110
Fax (847) 776-1435


Preschool 3 & 4
K – 8th Grade

Learning. Growing. Leading. Together.

Welcome to the St. Thomas of Villanova School website. Our mission is the ongoing development of a close knit Christian educational community, providing academic excellence through a challenging curriculum to all of its students. Enriched by Catholic beliefs and values, St. Thomas of Villanova School’s atmosphere seeks to cultivate the students’ spiritual, academic, physical and social abilities to the fullest, thereby laying the foundation for success as lifelong learners.

Underlying all our efforts is the belief that each of our students is a unique child of God. Our endeavor is to help the students realize their God-given potential to its fullest within the atmosphere of our small, close knit community.

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Why Choose St. Thomas of Villanova

We are a neighborhood school established upon a Core Philosophy of Academic Excellence, Faith, Values and Community. These four core values encourage the pursuit of education, self-discipline and charity for others, while living the Catholic faith through action.

A Safe and Inclusive Neighborhood School

We pride ourselves on providing a secure, happy, safe and inclusive environment in which children from Preschool to Eighth Grade are encouraged to explore their potential in a Catholic Based Educational Environment.

How Do I Enroll/Register My Student?

We understand choosing the right school for your child is an important decision. We welcome the opportunity to meet with you and your family in person to gain an understanding of your child’s needs and interests, and to share our school’s true experience. School tours are available. Please Contact Us to Schedule an Appointment.

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What We Offer

St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic School boasts a rich history, steeped with scholarship, innovation and philanthropy.


Free Busing & Tutoring

We offer free busing for preschool-8th grade students within District 15 and more than 1.5 miles from the school, or has a cross hazard. We also offer free after school tutoring to all STV students. Students are able to work one-on-one with a tutor and concentrate on areas of study which need more attention. Contact the office for more details.

More Than Extra Curricular

Student Buddies


Music & Theater

Art & Science

Foreign Language

Clubs & Scouts

Community Service

Band & Choir

Altar Service

Learning and Growing Through a Foundation of Faith

St. Thomas of Villanova School, an integral part of the St. Thomas Parish, is a community of students, parents, teachers, staff and clergy united for the purpose of creating a Christian Educational Community where a quality education is offered in an atmosphere enriched by Catholic values and beliefs.

Recent News

6th Grade Trip to Lorado Taft

6th Grade Trip to Lorado Taft

STV School 6th graders are on their outdoor education trip to Lorado Taft, in Oregon, IL, on the beautiful Rock...

Visiting Author, A.J. Cattapan

Visiting Author, A.J. Cattapan

A.J. Cattapan, a local award winning author, visited with St. Thomas of Villanova 6th-8th grade students on Tuesday, August 28,...