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Culinary students in kitchen at Kennedy School.
  • Students, ages 3-22, are admitted to the Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy School at St. Coletta's of Illinois throughout the year without date restrictions

  • Our staff works year-round and is always available to discuss admissions with potential new students and their families

  • We work with school districts from the south, southwest and western suburbs, including Southland College Prep, Oaklawn-Hometown District 123 and Lansing District 158

  • Tuition is paid for by the referring school districts, as determined by the Illinois State Board of Education

  • If you would like more information about enrolling your child with Kennedy School, please contact Dawn Angelini, director of education, at 708-342-5200 or email us at



  • Complete assessment with Personal Assistant Services (PAS) to determine if client qualifies for services (residential and/or day services)

  • Work with Personal Assistant Services (PAS) to secure funding

  • Review list of qualified agencies that Personal Assistant Services (PAS) provides you and schedule a time to tour those facilities with respective agencies

  • Select agency that best meets your needs



  • If you select St. Coletta's of Illinois, contact Karen Bartmann, vice president of community & employment services, 708-342-5200 or email us at

Participants and staff enjoy a sunny day by completing an art project outdoors.
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