- PCA was established in 1998 by the Greek Orthodox Church of St. Demetrios in Elmhurst.
- The St. Demetrios Pythagoras School Board oversees Pythagoras Children’s Academy, as well as Pythagoras Greek School (Monday/Wednesday evening language and heritage program), and Pythagoras Saturday Greek School (Saturday language and heritage program).
- PCA offers preschool, preK, full time Kindergarten, and first through fifth grade.
- School Hours: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm for half-day preschool, 9:00 am – 3:05 pm for preK, 9:00 am – 3:10 pm for Kindergarten, and 8:30am – 3: 15 pm for first – fifth grades.
- All full-time teachers are Illinois State Certified.
- The typical classroom size at PCA is 10-15 students.
- Preschool and preK classrooms have aides.
- The total school enrollment is typically around 100 students.
- The dedicated Pythagoras Parents Organization (PPO) that fundraises to enhance the students’ educational experience at PCA. They also host class parties, cook and serve hot lunch every Monday, and more.
- To help ensure the safety of our students with allergies, PCA is a nut-restricted school.
Myron the Martyr of Cyzicus; Straton, Philip, Eutychian, & Cyprian the Martyrs of Nicomedea; Afterfeast of the Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary; Demetrios the New, Righteous-Martyr of Samaria; Eutychios, Eutychianos and Kassiani the siblings; Paul, Juliana, and those martyred with them (the executioners)