Nazareth Academy 1209 W Ogden Ave, La Grange Park, IL60526 Nazareth Academy is among the oldest educational institutions in the western suburbs and was founded in 1900 by the…More Sisters of Saint Joseph. The school has since expanded and has received many renovations in its history. The athletic facilities are top-notch, inlcuding on on-campus fields for football, baseball, softball and tennis. Academically, the school places much importance on college preparation. Along with the focus on high academic standards comes an emphasis on spirituality and service. Students give over 10,000 hours of community service each school year. The school also has a wide variety of clubs, providing dozens of opportunities for students to expand their knowledge and experience.