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: Jussie Smollett Trial: Defense Attorney Calls For Mistrial And Accuses Judge Of Lunging At Her; Judge Denies Claims And Motion
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: Chicago Weather: Disturbance Brings Chance Of Rain-Snow Mix To Our North Overnight
“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: View Live Radar
The Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Schools serves more than 79,000 students in 229 schools in Cook and Lake Counties.