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Welcome to Montini

Montini Catholic School serves over 299 students in Preschool through 8th grade.

It is located in McHenry, Illinois near the beautiful Fox River.

Three parishes, St. Patrick, St. Mary of the Assumption and Church of Holy Apostles all support the school.

The basic curriculum of Montini includes: Language Arts, Reading, Social Studies, Science, Mathematics, and Religion classes (which include participation in Liturgies and paraliturgies).

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Montini is Illinois State Board of Education recognized and Rockford Diocese certified.


Panera Fundraiser for iPads


Last year Montini Tech held a successful fundraiser at Panera to raise money to purchase iPads. We will be repeating the fundraiser on Thurs. April 16, 2015 from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM. You must have the flyer in order for your purchase to qualify for the Montini Fundraiser.

This date is the day of the Academic Fair so why not treat your family to dinner before or after your visit to school?

You can either print out the flyer from the link below or open it on your phone and have the QR code scanned.

2015 Montini Panera Flyer

This year the money earned will go towards iPads for the Primary Center.

Thanks for your support.

Scholastic Book Fair

The whole school is excited about our upcoming Book Fair. An amazing selection of books is headed our way! 

At the Book Fair you will find the latest and finest titles for kids, as well as books of interest to parents. 

Mark your calendar for our Family Event where the whole family can join in the fun. And, you can contribute books to your child's classroom library. 
The Book Fair is a great way to get everyone excited about reading. 

Here's a brief video that highlights the big dreams that can be realized through family reading: 

See you at the Book Fair! 
Your Principal

At our Buy One, Get One FREE! Book Fair, for every item you purchase, you’ll get a second item of equal or lesser value for FREE!

Choose from an outstanding selection:

•  Adventure

•  Best Selling Fiction

•  Mystery

•  Family Favorites

•  Fantasy

•  Graphic Novels

•  Popular Authors

•  Kids' Favorites

•  Exclusive Paperbacks


Our book fair goal

603 Books $3,015

When- Apr 14 - Apr 16

Tues, Apr 14

9:00 AM-11:20 AM

Student Preview:
Primary kids

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Special Activity:
Pre-School Shopping

1:00 PM-2:45 PM

Student Preview:
Middle School kids



Wed, Apr 15

9:00 AM-11:25 AM

Student Shopping:
Middle Schools kids

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Special Activity:
Pre-school shopping

1:00 PM-2:45 PM

Student Shopping:
Middle School kids






Thurs, Apr 16

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Open for Shopping:
after mass at St. Patrick Church

5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Open for Shopping:
Academic Fair

Thank you for helping us encourage kids to read!


Top Ten Reasons to Choose
Catholic Schools

1. Catholic tradition and academic excellence in a community grounded in faith

2. Balanced curriculum that includes art, music fitness and technology

3. Emphasis on moral development, service to others and leadership skills

4. A 99% graduation rate

5. Strong preparation for further education

6. Safe and disciplined environment

7. Exceptional faculty who help students reach their highest potential

8. Individual attention in a caring community

9. Commitment to technology use to enhance education

10. Good stewardship of resources

CSW logo 2013



Character Counts



cross Treat others with respect and follow the Golden Rule

cross Character countsBe tolerant of differences

cross Use good manners, not bad language

cross Be considerate of the feelings of others

cross Do not threaten, hit or hurt anyone

cross Deal peacefully with anger, insults and disagreements



This year the students of Montini Catholic Primary Center will again partner with the City of McHenry in the Character Counts! program. This years theme is “WE ARE ONE- United in love of God (faith), learning (knowledge), and God’s children (service). 



Our Character Counts schedule for the school year follows the guidelines of those used through out the City of McHenry.

Cards for Cops

Trustworthiness/Shelter the Homeless- Sept. and March
Respect/Bury the Dead- Oct. and April
Responsibility/Feed the Hungry & Give Drink to the Thirsty- Nov. and May
Fairness/Clothe the Needy- Dec. and June
Caring/Visit the Sick- Jan. and July
Citizenship/Visit Those in Prison- Feb. and Aug.


Facebook Page

Montini now has a Facebook page. We are posting reminders of coming events as well pictures of the special events at our school. Come and check it out http://www.facebook.com/MontiniCatholicSchool


Tuition Assistance

 This link will take you directly to the PSAS page to apply for tuition assistance.  Once a family clicks on the link, they will be directed to a landing page (hosted by PSAS) which will include the application deadline(s) and any additional instructions specific to our program. http://www.psas.org/3554.aspx  



School Name

Originally McHenry supported two Catholic schools, St. Marys and St. Patricks. In the 1970s the two school combined to create Montini Catholic School. In 1989 Church of Holy Apostles was formed and joined Montini Catholic School.

Montini Catholic School is named after Pope Paul the 6th, whose family name was Giovanni Battista Antonio Maria Montini. He was elected Pope on June 21, 1963.


Want To Learn More about Montini?


Please join us for a night of educational achievements as we present our Academic Fair. The Academic Fair will be held on Thurs. April 16, from 5:00-6:30 at both the Primary Center and Middle School building

Montini teachers and staff will be present to answer your questions and explain projects on display.

Current students will also be in attendance as they proudly showcase their class work.

Click on this link to view facts and information that makes Montini special.




Montini Catholic School   •   1405 N. Richmond Road   •   McHenry, IL 60050   •   Telephone: 815 385-1022   •   Fax: 815-363-7536