St. Basil of Ostrog
Serbian Orthodox Church
Lake Forest, Illinois
Parochial Schools

Serbian Dual Language Parochial School Program at Hellenic Center in Deerfield, IL

Something new for the 2010-2011 school year is the availability of a dual language preschool (starting at age 2) and parochial school K – 8 education in nearby, Deerfield, IL. The program serves as a learning opportunity for families in the northern suburbs. The Hellenic Center, located on Lake Cook Road, only a short distance from St. Basil Church. St. Basil parishioner, Vlad Rokvic,  is the Serbian language teacher now working at the Hellenic Center. He enables the Center to offer a Serbian English dual-language educational experience.


The mission of the Hellenic Academy is:
To cultivate the body, mind and soul of our students through academic, 

cultural and spiritual programs while instilling a sense of pride in Hellenism

and devotion to Orthodoxy.

The Academy also teaches 21st century leadership and life skills to students and creates a culture of student empowerment based on the idea that every child can be a leader.

  • Leadership

  • Responsibility

  • Accountability

  • Problem Solving

  • Adaptability

  • Communication

  • Initiative and Self-Direction

  • Creativity

  • Cross-Cultural Skills

  • Teamwork

The school is a recognized Illinois parochial school with a 100 year plus reputation for providing a stellar educational experience for children. Anyone interested in learning more can contact Educational Director, Voula Sellountos at (847) 317-1063 or or Serbian Teacher, Vladimir Rokvic at


St. Sava Dual Language Academy of Chicago

St. Sava Academy of Chicago, now in it’s 15th year, is located at Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of Chicago. It developed as a school through a five-year partnership with the Socrates Greek School, now located at the Hellenic Center in Deerfield. St. Sava Academy of Chicago offers a dual language education, preK – grade 8 in Serbian or Russian. St. Sava Academy is a preschool through eighth grade parochial school. The Academy provides comprehensive, daily, dual-language instruction, along with a Serbian Orthodox perspective. The focus on Orthodox, family, moral, ethnic and cultural values, culminates into an exceptional educational experience for future generations.

Enrollment offerings begin with preschool (age 3) and continue through the eighth grade. At each grade-level, class size is kept to a very favorable student/teacher ratio, with an attention to instructional innovations. Each classroom is equipped with computers, in addition to a computer lab for technology instruction. The highly qualified, trained, experienced and devoted faculty is dedicated to supporting the highest educational standards. The Academy has earned Illinois State Board of Education registration as a parochial school and the seal of biliteracy on their 8th grade diplomas. They are recognized like the Hellenic Academy by all schools in Illinois.

Interested parents and students may visit the Academy to meet teachers, dedicated parents and inspirational students throughout the year. They look forward to sharing the successes of the school with you.

St. Sava Academy, 5701 N. Redwood Drive, Chicago, IL 60631, Phone:  773-714-0299

Principal Marko Bojovic -


St. Sava School of St. Sava Cathedral in Milwaukee, IL

St. Sava Orthodox School is committed to providing a superior academic program, where all students are nurtured to learn and develop spiritually, morally and intellectually to their fullest potential, within a safe and caring Orthodox Christian environment.

St. Sava Orthodox School is a K-8th grade school.  The school is the first Orthodox faith based school in the country. Students have an exceptional academic background, a strong Orthodox foundation in faith, and a commitment to serving others through the church and community. They provide a structured and challenging academic education in a small classroom setting.  

St. Sava Orthodox School nurtures students in many ways:  morally, spiritually, and emotionally. 

Student instructional time is: Religion: 2 hours per week, Liturgy, and Matins
Serbian language: 2 hours per week mandatory
3 hours of additional English and Reading
2 hours of Applied Math and Robotics.
2 hours of World History and Geography
Business (Junior Achievement)



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