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Washington Elementary School
914 Ashland Ave, Evanston, IL 60202
Washington Elementary School is the largest and certainly among the most beautiful of Evanston's publicMore schools. The old building evokes the Roman-Anglo style, with its mix of columns and rounded, domed towers.  The inspiring architecture is more than fitting for a school with a focus on the fine arts. That commitment to beauty is prevalent throughout the campus -- one of the student/teacher projects is an on-site living garden with various local plants and flowers.
Children's Home & Aid
1101 Washington St, Evanston, IL 60202
Since 1883, this organization has been assisting families with a wide range of services to provide help, hope andMore opportunity. Each year, nearly 40,000 children and parents in Illinois receive help from the volunteers and staff members. Adoption services, family counseling, tutoring and after-school programs are just some of the services offered here.
Pope John XXIII School
1120 Washington St, Evanston, IL 60202
"Every believer must become a spark of light," was just one of the famous sayings attributed to Pope John XXIII. At thisMore school that bears his name, the faculty and staff try to prepare each student to live up to that legacy.

The curriculum at this school includes foreign language classes in French, Latin and Spanish, honors and accelerated math, science and English classes, music, art, drama, dance, athletics and electives including chess club, spelling club and an award winning Science Olympiad team. "PJ23" students consistently score among the best in the nation in testing year after year.

Founded in 1986, the school now has over 300 students.
St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church
806 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL 60202
In 1864, St. Nicholas was established as the parish for all of the south Evanston area, which wasn't known by the nameMore Evanston at the time.  The current church was built beginning in 1904 and was finished two years later. St. Nicholas is attached to Pope John Paul XXIII School, which is located on the same property as the church, just a bit east on Washington Street. New Horizons Youth Group is held at the church on Sunday nights, from 7:30pm - 9:30pm.