Catholic Schools


St. Clare Elementary School

St. Clare Catholic School is a partnership of motivated students, dedicated faculty and clergy, involved parents, and supportive parishioners. We believe a quality Catholic education to be an essential ministry of the Church.


Our mission is to teach our children to know, love, and serve God and prepare them to be responsible members of the world community. We strive for academic excellence and development of the whole person, while fostering self-respect and respect for others based on the example of Jesus Christ.

Contact: Monica Ybarra – Principal (618) 632-6327

Althoff Catholic

Althoff Catholic High School


We are called by Jesus Christ to educate young people, in the Catholic tradition, to lead successful, faith-filled lives.


For generations to come, Althoff Catholic High School will be a vibrant, Christ-centered, learning community for young men and women. We will be the school of choice for families who know that academic rigor and faith formation in a small, family-like environment, right here in our own community, is what is best for their child.

Serving within the Diocese of Belleville

Contact: Sarah Gass - Principal (618) 235-1100

Mater Dei Catholic

Mater Dei Catholic High School


Mater Dei, a Catholic diocesan regional high school, nurtures the spiritual, moral, intellectual, emotional and social growth of young men and women. In a caring environment, respectful of individual differences, her comprehensive program educates, fosters faith, and develops gospel values. 

Serving within the Diocese of Belleville

Contact: Dennis Litteken - Principal (618)526-7216