Our Mission

Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School, a ministry of the Diocese of Belleville, is committed to deepening faith in Jesus Christ, and to providing a holistic learning approach to faith development and education within a Catholic framework. Our mission is to inspire, prepare, and empower kindergarten through grade 8 students in East St. Louis and surrounding communities, to become the next generation of wholesome, responsible, and dedicated leaders of their communities and of our world.

At Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School we are…

  • Working Together as Peacemakers
  • Learning in a Culture of Faith
  • Experiencing Academic Excellence and an Excitement for Learning
  • Succeeding in the Adventures of Reading Writing, and Math
  • Growing in Inner Discipline and Creativity Through Violin, Dance, and Visual Arts
  • Preparing for the Technology of Today and Beyond in Computer and Science Labs

At Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School we have…

  • All Day Kindergarten
  • Financial Assistance Available
  • Classes from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. with an optional Extended Day Program from 7:00a.m.-5:00p.m.
  • Breakfast and Lunch Programs
  • Bus transportation for those within the district
  • Fresh Fruits and Vegetable Program
  • Dance residencies which culminate in the Advent Program and Spring Concert
  • Home visits by staff
  • Rolling Tutor Program

At Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School we celebrate…

  • Advent Prayer Service
  • Annual Benefit Dinner
  • Annual Spring Concert
  • Black History Month
  • Catholic Schools Week
  • Diversity Day
  • Dramatized Stations of the Cross
  • Extended Day for all grades
  • Peacemaker Activities
  • Red Ribbon Week
  • Spirit Day
  • Women’s History Month