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We Can’t Wait to Hang Out!

When you visit our school, you will learn how Embers Academy guides the pursuit of Faith, Knowledge, and Virtue with cheerfulness and creativity, using sound strategies that maximize every developmental stage.


Inquiry Form

Our parents overwhelmingly share a desire for their children to learn in an environment that cultivates their Catholic faith, letting kids truly be kids so they can grow up to be virtuous, faith-filled men and women. We invite you to come visit our school and see what sets Embers Academy apart.

Campus Visit

We look forward to having you on campus! To schedule a tour with Julene Barder, our Admissions Manager, please complete an Inquiry Form. Mrs. Barder will contact you to find the most convenient time to come visit us. You can also call the school at 847-518-1185 or email

Open Houses

At our Open House, you will have the opportunity to tour the school, meet parents, and hear from our Headmaster, Mr. Christopher Goffos, who will share the educational approach that informs all aspects of our school.  He will highlight our new movement-based Motor Lab, the Chronicles of Narnia mini-course, our excellent faculty and strong academic curriculum.

Our Open Houses for 2024 have concluded. We welcome you to visit us for an personal campus tour!

Shadow Day

A shadow day is the best way for prospective students to get the full Embers experience! This is a great opportunity for your child to socialize with their peers and spend some time in the classroom. Please Note: Shadow Days are not conducted for incoming PreK 3.


Monday – Thursday
*Wednesday includes morning Mass
PreK-4 & K: 8:00 am -11:15 am
Grades 1 – 5: 8:00 am -2:50 pm

To schedule your Shadow Day, please complete an Inquiry Form and our Admissions Manager will contact you. You can also call the school at 847-518-1185 or email

We look forward to meeting you!