CHICAGO (CBS) — Faced with falling enrollment and declining revenue, two Chicago Catholic schools will not open this fall, the archdiocese said Thursday.
St. Florian School, 13110 South Baltimore in Hegewisch, and Notre Dame High School for Girls, 3115 N. Mason on the Northwest Side, will close sometime around July 1.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Second Sunday Night Tornado Confirmed; Cool And Clear Monday Night
Enrollment to date for the next school year at St. Florian School was 49 students and enrollment for the next school year at Notre Dame High School for Girls was 31 students.READ MORE: Video Of Gruesome Humboldt Park Shooting From CPD POD Camera Was Made Public Without City's Permission, CBS 2 Has Learned
“The Archdiocese is working with affected families to find alternative ways for their children to continue their Catholic education,” the archdiocese said in a statement.MORE NEWS: LIVE UPDATES: 130 Homes Damaged In Tornado In West, Southwest Suburbs As Dangerous Storms Hit Chicago Area Sunday Night
The Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Schools serves more than 79,000 students in 229 schools in Cook and Lake Counties.