High Schools

  • St. Benedict Preparatory School

    3900 N. Leavitt St.
    Chicago, IL 60618-3894

    Phone: (773) 539-0066
    Website: sbps.stbenedict.com

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    St. Benedict Prep High School is a co-educational college preparatory high school located on the north side of Chicago. As a Loyola University School of Education Professional Development Partner, St. Benedict Prep offers innovative, custom-designed curricula in the areas of science and mathematics. Collaboration between St. Benedict Prep and Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota allows juniors and seniors the opportunity to earn dual high school and college credit through the Program for Advanced College Credit (PACC). Students are able to graduate from St. Benedict Prep with up to 23 college credits, at a significantly reduced cost. A full honors and Advanced Placement curriculum is available within the college prep curriculum.

    Additionally, St. Benedict Prep strives to "Do College Prep Differently" with such unique offerings like Agora Week (a week of experiential, immersed learning outside of the classroom), the Protege Career Internship Program, our close-knit and supportive community...just to name a few. St. Benedict Prep provides the opportunity to prepare for college in a challenging, fun and nurturing atmosphere.

  • Brother Rice High School

    10001 S. Pulaski Rd.
    Chicago, IL 60655-3356

    Phone: (773) 429-4300
    Website: www.brotherrice.org

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    Brother Rice is a Catholic, all-boys college preparatory institution. The school is rooted in the philosophy and vision of Brother Edmund Ignatius Rice, founder of the Congregation of Christian Brothers. The family of Brother Rice High School is a diverse Catholic Christian community committed to preparing young men for college and for the process of lifelong learning. It educates young men to act manfully in Christ Jesus and to deal wisely with their world in the tradition of the Christian Brothers and the charism of Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice. Brother Rice has been recognized as a Blue Ribbon School, and has been named as one of the Top 50 Catholic High Schools in the United States by the Acton Institute four consecutive years.

  • Carmel Catholic High School

    One Carmel Pkwy.
    Mundelein, IL 60060-2499

    Phone: (847) 566-3000
    Website: www.carmelhs.org

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    Carmel Catholic High School is a Catholic, college preparatory, co-educational secondary school for young men and women. Carmel Catholic provides a quality Catholic education and is committed to meeting the academic, physical, social and spiritual needs of the students it serves. Carmel Catholic enrolls approximately 1,350 students each year. During the 2013-2014 school year, Carmel Catholic employed 76 classroom teachers, 71 percent of which had advanced degrees. Our ACT scores are among the highest in the area with the Class of 2013 achieving an average composite score of 25.6, which is significantly higher than the state average. In 2014, 100 percent of the senior class graduated and 99.6 percent will be attending college this fall. Carmel Catholic is Lake County’s first digital high school, having implemented a 1:1 student computing program in 2012. The school’s newest additions include a stellar collegiate-level Information Commons and a Fine and Performing Arts Center. Carmel Catholic is one of two public and private schools in the state and less than 10 schools nationwide to receive the prestigious Blue Ribbon School award by the U.S. Department of Education a record four times (1985, 1996, 2002 and 2007). Founded in 1962, Carmel Catholic is jointly sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (BVM) and the Order of Carmelites (O.Carm.).

  • Christ the King Jesuit College Preparatory School

    5058 W. Jackson Boulevard
    Chicago, IL 60644

    Phone: (773) 261-7505
    Website: www.ctkjesuit.org

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    Christ the King Jesuit College Prep is an affordable, Catholic Jesuit, independent, coeducational, college preparatory school for students from families on Chicago's West Side and surrounding suburban communities who would otherwise not have access to a private secondary school education.

    Christ the King offers students a strong academic and spiritual foundation integrated with a Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP) in a safe, disciplined, faith-based and caring environment.  The Work Study Program allows students to earn up to 70% of their tuition while working five days a month at sponsoring Chicago corporations.

    Christ the King seeks to advance the promise of young adults by inspiring and preparing its students to become creative leaders; "men and women for others" who are committed to work for justice in the Church, in the civic community, and in their chosen profession.

  • Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep

    515 S. Martin Luther King Jr
    Waukegan, IL 60085-6502

    Phone: (847) 623-5500
    Website: cristoreystmartin.org

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    Cristo Rey St Martin (CRSM), is a Catholic learning community. Our mission is to empower young people of limited economic means to become people of faith, purpose and service. Through a rigorous college preparatory curriculum, integrated with relevant work experience, CRSM students graduate ready to succeed in college and life.

  • Cristo Rey Jesuit High School

    1852 W. 22nd Pl.
    Chicago, IL 60608-4302

    Phone: (773) 890-6800
    Website: www.cristorey.net

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    Cristo Rey Jesuit High School provides a Catholic, college preparatory education and professional work experience to students from Spanish speaking families with limited financial means. As a Jesuit and Catholic school, Cristo Rey strives to advance the human and intellectual capacities, as well as the religious and cultural heritage, of all the families it serves. The Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP) and the dual-language curriculum distinguish the Cristo Rey educational experience. The CWSP allows students to earn 72 percent of their tuition by working five full days per month at sponsoring Chicagoland corporations. Through the dual-language curriculum, students take two classes a year in Spanish. Graduates leave Cristo Rey literate in both English and Spanish. Through these distinctive programs, Cristo Rey prepares its graduates to assume leadership roles in the civic, religious, business and cultural life of the city and nation.

  • De La Salle Institute

    Institute Campus - Boys

    3434 S. Michigan Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60616-3885

    Phone: (312) 842-7355

    Lourdes Hall Campus - Girls

    1040 W. 32nd Pl.
    Chicago, IL 60608-6507

    Phone: (773) 650-6800

    Website: www.dls.org

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    Founded in 1889 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools, De La Salle Institute is celebrating its 125th year of providing a quality Catholic and Lasallian education to the young men and women from across the Archdiocese who have chosen our school as the place to begin their great futures.

    As a Catholic high school with deep roots in the Lasallian tradition of faith, service and community, De La Salle’s spiritual component is especially strong. Students are offered a multitude of opportunities to explore, grow and share their faith academically and through participation in the Eucharist, retreats and service opportunities.

    De La Salle provides an environment where students from diverse backgrounds can enter and thrive academically, spiritually, socially, and athletically.

    De La Salle’s co-institutional environment provides a single-gender education that leads to academic success. By offering three levels of academic programming, we are able to craft individualized educational programs so that students may reach their fullest potential. Advanced Placement and PACC (Program for Advanced College Credit) courses are available so that students may earn a semester’s worth of college credit and prepare for their great futures.

    As the very first high school in Chicago to integrate one-to-one Tablet PC education into its curriculum, De La Salle’s students are fully competent and prepared to compete in the ever-changing arena of global technology.   

    Growth outside the classroom is also a vital part of the educational experience at De La Salle. Our school provides a constantly expanding variety of over 35 clubs and activities – including Aviation and Underwater Robotics Clubs – and 27 sports to meet the needs and interests of our students.

    A college preparatory education, 21st century technology, Christian values, and our Lasallian tradition provide students an outstanding education that lasts a lifetime.

  • DePaul College Prep

    3633 N. California Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60618-4602

    Phone: (773) 539-3600
    Website: www.depaulprep.org

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    DePaul College Prep, located on the Father Gordon Campus, is a coeducational college preparatory Catholic high school offering Chicago’s college-bound students a 21st century approach to education and a close-knit school family that values each student as a person of promise and potential.

    Located in the heart of the city's north side and founded in 1952 by the Congregation of the Resurrection religious order as Gordon Technical High School, DePaul College Prep is a school with deep roots in the community -- and a bold vision for the future. A unique partnership with DePaul University drives and defines this vision. By extending its educational expertise in the areas of curriculum, technology, college counseling and beyond, DePaul Prep’s faculty, staff, and students benefit immensely from the DePaul partnership. Together, these two institutions are forging a new path to equip students for the challenges of a changing world while grounding them in the timeless values of the Catholic tradition.

  • Fenwick High School

    505 Washington Blvd.
    Oak Park, IL 60302-4095

    Phone: (708) 386-0127
    Website: www.fenwickfriars.com

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    Students come to Fenwick from more than sixty different communities and a variety of cultural and economic backgrounds. This diverse mix of students is encouraged and preserved by a financial aid program that provides tuition assistance to nearly 25 percent of families. Almost all students are involved in athletics or activities, helping Fenwick place consistently among the top schools in the state in science and engineering, math, speech, debate, Scholastic Bowl, music and athletic competitions. Student life also is greatly enriched by faith formation and community service. Fenwick has a 100 percent college acceptance rate and alumni/ae maintain close connections with the school. "Fenwick takes pride in our students’ academic success, extra-curricular experience and spiritual development." said Peter Groom, Fenwick Vice President and Principal.

  • St. Francis de Sales High School

    10155 S. Ewing Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60617-6095

    Phone: (773) 731-7272
    Website: www.sfdshs.org

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    Founded in 1937 as the first co-educational Catholic high school in Chicago, St. Francis de Sales High School stands as an anchor to the city's East Side, Hegewisch and South Chicago neighborhoods. It draws students from a variety of Chicago neighborhoods, as well as the South Suburbs and Northwest Indiana. For over 75 years, St. Francis de Sales has prepared young men and young women for college and for life by offering personalized learning in a family atmosphere. Students are offered a 1:10 faculty mentoring program and an education rooted in the Salesian virtues. St. Francis de Sales is committed to providing students with numerous opportunities for social, cultural, athletic, and spiritual growth to complement their academic achievement. “Home of the Pioneers,” St. Francis has a rich athletic and extracurricular tradition which allows each student to excel inside and outside the classroom. Graduates of St. Francis are accepting, appreciative, collaborative, compassionate, confident, generous, hardworking, independent and intellectually inquisitive.

  • Guerin College Preparatory High School

    8001 W. Belmont Ave.
    River Grove, IL 60171-1096

    Phone: (708) 453-6233
    Website: www.guerinprep.org

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    At Guerin Prep High School we have the teachers, courses and academic programs to encourage learning and to support students along the way. A one-to-one laptop computing environment enhances our ability to engage students in their own learning while preparing them for college and beyond. We expect all of our students to go to college—100 percent of our students do—and to do well when they get there. In our environment, it’s easy to make life-long friendships. We have the coaches, staff and facilities so that sports and activities are open to everyone. We promise a high school education worthy of who you are now and who you will become!

  • Holy Trinity High School

    1443 W. Division St.
    Chicago, IL 60642-3324

    Phone: (773) 278-4212
    Website: www.holytrinity-hs.org

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    Founded in 1910 by the Brothers of Holy Cross, Holy Trinity High School challenges and nurtures students academically, spiritually and personally, as they prepare to lead lives of service. We offer a challenging and diverse curriculum, including AP courses and honors courses in every department and a one-of-a-kind Business-STEM honors program. Our individualized approach to learning ensures that each student is well prepared for success in college and beyond. Holy Trinity students have access to over 35 co-curricular activities and are able to engage in their communities through our extensive service learning program. Each year, Holy Trinity offers over $1.3 million in scholarships and financial assistance to students, working with each family to make a quality, Catholic education affordable for them.

  • St. Ignatius College Prep

    1076 W. Roosevelt Rd.
    Chicago, IL 60608-1594

    Phone: (312) 421-5900
    Website: www.ignatius.org

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    Saint Ignatius College Prep was founded in 1870 by the members of the Society of Jesus to serve “academically talented children of immigrants.” Today Saint Ignatius draws students from 295 grade schools and 150 zip codes. The traditional core curriculum is enriched by honors courses, 22 Advanced Placement courses, electives, a complete athletic program, and 70 co-curricular activities. More than 99 percent of Saint Ignatius graduates go on to attend four-year colleges and universities. The school employs four full-time college counselors as well as six full-time guidance counselors. The Formation and Ministry Department provides countless opportunities for students to put their faith into action in the service of those less fortunate. Seniors may elect to take Service Learning in the Catholic Tradition, a unique course of regular service in the local community. More than 2.5 million dollars in financial aid was awarded in 2014.

  • St. Joseph High School

    10900 W. Cermak Rd.
    Westchester, IL 60154-4170

    Phone: (708) 562-4433
    Website: www.stjoeshs.org

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    St. Joseph High School is a Catholic, Christian educational community formed in the Lasallian tradition whose mission is to provide a Christian education for young men and women of diverse economic and cultural backgrounds. St. Joseph is a college prep high school that serves all learners with an exemplary curriculum tailored to the students’ abilities. As a faith-filled community, we inspire our students to mature in their faith, discover their God-given talents, and become lifelong learners as they prepare for success in college and in the career or vocation they choose.

  • Josephinum Academy

    1501 N. Oakley Blvd.
    Chicago, IL 60622-1897

    Phone: (773) 276-1261
    Website: www.josephinum.org

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    Josephinum is a college-preparatory high school for girls located in the heart of Chicago and a proud member of the international Network of Sacred Heart Schools. At Josephinum Academy, each young woman is educated to reach her highest academic potential, empowered to discover her unique place in the world, and inspired to become a confident, faith-filled leader.

  • St. Laurence High School

    5556 W. 77th St.
    Burbank, IL 60459-1398

    Phone: (708) 458-6900
    Website: www.stlaurence.com

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    Founded in 1961, St. Laurence High School is “Where Leadership Begins.” This all boy Catholic college preparatory high school is rooted in the educational traditions of the Blessed Edmund Rice Christian Brothers, where academic excellence and leadership are developed within a diverse faith community. Students at St. Laurence represent over 120 grade schools and come from all areas of Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. With a newly implemented StL STEM approach (which stands for Spirituality, Leadership, Science, Technology, English, and Math), faculty members prepare students by emphasizing problem solving and collaboration. The accompanying schedule is tailored to fit boys’ learning styles, and allows the faculty to keep students engaged. St. Laurence also offers a unique Leadership Program, which includes a Leadership class, Team of Teams mentoring program, and hands-on learning opportunities such as team building at Irons Oaks Adventure Camp. 100% of our students are involved in an activity, and 2/3 of them participate in athletics. The 25-acre campus is safe and convenient, offering all athletic facilities onsite.

  • Leo High School

    7901 S. Sangamon St.
    Chicago, IL 60620-2531

    Phone: (773) 224-9600
    Website: www.leohighschool.org

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    Leo is a Roman Catholic secondary school offering college preparatory and general secondary education to young men in the city of Chicago and suburbs. The following characteristic elements are important to Leo: attention to persons, special concern for the poor, commitment to excellence, creative education for a variety of ability levels, religious instruction and pastoral service, promotion of justice and peace and faith-filled and zealous teaching. Leo’s purpose is the development of the total person, an informed and committed Catholic/Christian, a self-reliant learner, a cultured individual, a socially aware, concerned, and active citizen of the community. Our students participate in a variety of athletic and extra-curricular activities and come from more than 30 diverse postal zip codes.

  • Loyola Academy

    1100 Laramie Ave.
    Wilmette, IL 60091-1089

    Phone: (847) 256-1100
    Website: www.goramblers.org

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    Loyola Academy, founded in 1909, is a co-educational Jesuit high school offering college preparatory education. In addition to stressing academic excellence, our curriculum thoughtfully and intentionally integrates the academic, spiritual, emotional and physical development of the student with the experience of service to others, as reflected in our motto, "Women and Men for Others, Leaders in Service." All students participate in a unique "Student Formation" program to assist in their personal, spiritual and educational development. Loyola's values-based education is also enhanced by a full array of co curricular activities including a complete men's and women's athletic program, a full fine arts program including music, theatre, and dance and over 60 other clubs and activities. Our diverse student body draws from over 250 different feeder schools. Over $3.0 million in financial aid is awarded annually based upon need. More than 99% of Loyola's students matriculate to post-secondary institutions.

  • Marist High School

    4200 W. 115th St.
    Chicago, IL 60655-4397

    Phone: (773) 881-5300
    Website: www.marist.net

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    Marist High School is a college preparatory school rooted in Catholic faith, moral values and the spirit of Saint Marcellin Champagnat, founder of the Marist Brothers. The Marist community emulates and fosters St. Marcellin’s passion and exuberance for living with “a heart that knows no bounds.” This unique approach creates a loving and supportive atmosphere where a student’s spirit can soar, academic achievements are made each day and caring relationships between adults and students are formed. To ensure students find their strengths and are able to build on them, Marist offers an individualized college preparatory program to help students reach their full potential. Based on academic performance, students are given a personalized curriculum in the arts and sciences with an emphasis on the written word and oral expression of ideas, problem solving, critical thought and the competent use of current technology.

  • Marian Catholic High School

    700 Ashland Ave.
    Chicago Heights, IL 60411-1699

    Phone: (708) 755-7565
    Website: www.marianchs.com

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    Marian Catholic High School is a Catholic, coeducational, college preparatory high school within the Dominican tradition of study, prayer, community and preaching. Marian Catholic High School students seek truth, exhibit personal responsibility, cultivate their individual talents, and demonstrate ethical leadership and Christian service.

  • Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School

    3737 W. 99th St.
    Chicago, IL 60655-3398

    Phone: (773) 881-6500
    Website: www.mothermcauley.org

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    Mother McAuley High School is the largest Catholic girls’ secondary school in the United States. Founded in 1846 by the Sisters of Mercy, Mother McAuley offers young women a nationally recognized, comprehensive, faith-based college preparatory education enhanced by instructional technology and programs in fine arts and athletics. In the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy and their foundress, Catherine McAuley, students are prepared to live in a complex, dynamic society. They are taught to think critically, communicate effectively and respond compassionately to the needs of their community, and to assume roles of Christian leadership. The faculty and staff foster an appreciation of the diversity of the global community and a quest for knowledge and excellence as lifelong goals. Mother McAuley provides a community atmosphere in which each student can recognize her potential as a woman, as a Christian and as an individual capable of meeting the challenges of today’s world.

  • Mount Carmel High School

    6410 S. Dante Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60637-3896

    Phone: (773) 324-1020
    Website: www.mchs.org

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    The mission of Mount Carmel High School is to instill a love for God, a passion for all that life offers, and a commitment to lifelong learning in each of our students - that is, to teach young men to “Live with Zeal for God, for Life, and for Learning.” Located just south of the University of Chicago, Mount Carmel students come from more than 110 zip codes in the city, suburbs, and Northwest Indiana. Mount Carmel teachers are trained in the most effective methods of educating boys by the Gurian Institute in order to provide our students with a rigorous, active, and competitive environment in which they can thrive intellectually, spiritually, and socially. The unrivaled combination of a 116 year tradition of outstanding academics and a nationally recognized athletic program makes Mount Carmel Chicago’s premier college preparatory school for young men.

  • Nazareth Academy

    1209 W. Ogden Ave.
    La Grange Park, IL 60526-1799

    Phone: (708) 354-0061
    Website: www.nazarethacademy.com

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    Nazareth Academy is a Catholic, coed, college prep high school dedicated to living Jesus' mission of unity and committed to educating the whole person. Founded in 1900 and sponsored by the Congregation of St. Joseph, Nazareth emphasizes academic excellence through a challenging curriculum and directs its students toward a sense of mission in the world by ministering to others. Nazareth students are given the opportunity to compete in 23 interscholastic sports as well as a wide range of clubs and activities which complement the interests of the well rounded student. Nazareth serves families from over 50 communities and 100 grade schools throughout Chicago and the western suburbs.

    “Our students meet the challenges of a demanding and innovative curriculum. They excel both in and out of the classroom. They have a deepened awareness of the presence of God in their lives. And most of all, our students are happy. They fully embrace their high school experience and are fully prepared for their next academic step. A Nazareth Academy education is the best possible investment you will ever make in your child’s future,” said Deborah Tracy, Nazareth Principal.

  • Notre Dame College Prep

    7655 W. Dempster St.
    Niles, IL 60714-2098

    Phone: (847) 965-2900
    Website: www.nddons.org

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    Notre Dame High School currently enrolls nearly 800 students from Chicago and 29 suburbs. We take a holistic approach to education. Every freshman receives a personal growth plan which is used as a guide throughout his years at Notre Dame. We accept students with a broad range of educational attainment and our challenging and supportive instructional programs prepare them for success in college and beyond. Nearly 100 percent of our graduates go on to college, including many of the nation's most prestigious institutions. In addition, at this critical time in their lives, our young men truly find a place to belong at Notre Dame, with 95 percent participating in at least one of our 30 extracurricular activities and 65 percent taking part in one or more of our 14 interscholastic sports programs. Our students say it best when they report that they have found a "second home" at Notre Dame.

  • Our Lady of Tepeyac High School

    2228 S. Whipple St.
    Chicago, IL 60623-3425

    Phone: (773) 522-0023
    Website: www.ourladyoftepeyac.org

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    Our Lady of Tepeyac High School is a Roman Catholic girls' secondary school deeply rooted in the Little Village neighborhood that provides a multicultural educational experience, developing each young woman to her full intellectual and spiritual potential in an environment that values learning linked to faith, family, and community.

    • Catholic all girls college prep high school
    • Small class sizes; teachers who care
    • Always a name never a number
    • Most affordable tuition; scholarships available
    • New computer, math and science labs
    • Service projects in the community
    • Honors and AP classes
    • Confidence and Leadership developed in every young woman
    • 100% of all seniors accepted to college

    Since 1927, Our Lady of Tepeyac High school has upheld the tradition of strengthening faith and academics through community. Located in the heart of Little Village/Pilsen, Tepeyac provides young women a Catholic education sensitive and responsive to the communities it serves.

  • Saint Patrick High School

    5900 W. Belmont Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60634-5107

    Phone: (773) 282-8844
    Website: www.stpatrick.org

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    A Chicago treasure since 1861 and sponsored by the Christian Brothers, Saint Patrick offers a comprehensive college preparatory program for young men. A challenging and diverse curriculum, complemented by state-of-the-art facilities, distinctive extracurricular activities and a commitment to leadership and service define the value-centered Saint Patrick Experience.

    The Academy, College Prep and Phoenix programs are proven successful, with 97 percent of graduates going on to attend post-secondary institutions. Along with academic achievement, 70 percent of the student body participates in extracurricular opportunities, and all are actively involved in service and retreat programs.

    Saint Patrick applies its philosophies to the entire curriculum and to a student’s daily life by fostering in the student acts of genuine concern for others and care for himself. Part of that self-care includes a mandatory drug testing policy, which ensures that the entire Saint Patrick student body remains drug-free.

  • Queen of Peace High School

    7659 Linder Ave.
    Burbank, IL 60459-1359

    Phone: (708) 458-7600
    Website: www.queenofpeacehs.org

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    Queen of Peace is a Catholic Dominicans of Sinsinawa college preparatory high school in Burbank, Ill. whose goal it is to educate and empower young women in an environment that inspires academic excellence.

    Queen of Peace is committed to providing young women a superior education that is relevant in today’s rapidly evolving world to ensure they are well prepared for a successful future in which they can realize their full potential and achieve their dreams.

    Beginning with the 2014-2015 school year, you’ll see us going Full STEAM Ahead to engage all students in active learning with real-world, hands-on experiences in rigorous, college preparatory curricula focused on coursework in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). These are areas underserved by young women and yet offering important career opportunities for the future. We round out STEM with our vibrant ARTS program to create STEAM.

    Peace continues to re-define 21st Century learning with two unique academic programs, Student Portfolios and the St. Catherine Scholars Program. As a Catholic school community, Peace encourages students to translate faith into action through service-learning and a retreat program. With over 40 co-curricular activities and a highly competitive athletic program, Peace provides opportunities to strengthen interpersonal skills, explore interests, and develop leadership skills. Peace’s mission is to search for truth, to encourage collaboration, to instill leadership, to promote dedication to service, and to inspire a passion for peace and justice. Peace prepares women for college and lifelong learning by empowering intellectual, spiritual, moral, and emotional growth.

  • Regina Dominican High School

    701 Locust Rd.
    Wilmette, IL 60091-2217

    Phone: (847) 256-7660
    Website: www.rdhs.org

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    Regina Dominican, a college preparatory Catholic high school for women, sponsored by the Adrian Dominicans, is committed to providing an educational experience that fosters academic excellence and a faith-filled life. For 50 years, Regina Dominican has remained dedicated to providing a female-centered education that creates a challenging learning environment, which encourages high expectations for success and the development of lifelong leadership skills.

    The Leadership Institute, inaugurated in September of 2013, enhances Regina Dominican’s mission to inspire global leadership and serves as a recognized center for leadership development. Through a variety of initiatives, including the Leadership Speakers Series, Leadership Workshops for Young Women, and the Leadership Scholars Program, the Leadership Institute prepares young women to be actively engaged citizens in a changing and diverse world community.

    Regina Dominican students are encouraged to excel both in and out of the classroom. A wide array of extracurricular activities, including one of the largest female athletic programs in the state, provide many opportunities for students to pursue their strengths and interests.  With a rigorous curriculum and a 100 percent college acceptance rate, Regina Dominican builds self-confidence and a dedication to scholarship in its students, preparing them for the transition from high school to university life.

  • Resurrection College Prep High School

    7500 W. Talcott Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60631-3705

    Phone: (773) 775-6616
    Website: www.reshs.org

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    As the largest all-girls school on the north side of Chicago, Resurrection offers a rigorous and challenging education for all students in a supportive environment.  Resurrection offers a broad curriculum where the needs of all students can be met. High achieving students have the opportunity to participate in the Mother Celine Scholars Program and the Rankin Academic Support Program is available for students who require support with Resurrection’s rigorous curriculum. Our one-of-a-kind Practicum Job Shadowing Program allows students to explore career options while investigating college majors and future areas of study. With a 100% college acceptance rate, all students are prepared for success in college.

    Resurrection’s block schedule allows for in-depth learning and the opportunity for students to participate in wide variety of clubs, service and academic activities, athletics and fine arts. Resurrection offers 12 competitive sports and over 50 clubs. Students are safe to be themselves, to celebrate their unique traits, ethnicity and religious backgrounds and to explore and take risks in an environment that champions the leadership and potential of each girl. 

    Rooted in the teachings of the Catholic faith and the school’s motto Charity & Truth, each student is encouraged to make a difference in the world through service and leadership.  At graduation, Resurrection students are confident, healthy, well-rounded and college ready. Since its founding in 1922, Resurrection has graduated over 14,000 alumnae.

  • St. Rita of Cascia High School

    7740 S. Western Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60620-5820

    Phone: (773) 925-6600
    Website: www.stritahs.com

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    St. Rita, an Augustinian college preparatory school on the southwest side of Chicago, serves a diverse population of students. Over 97% of our graduates go to college immediately after graduation. We promote participation in athletic, religious, social and service opportunities. Call our admissions office at 773-925-6600, extension 6613.

  • Trinity High School

    7574 W. Division St.
    River Forest, IL 60305-1877

    Phone: (708) 771-8383
    Website: www.trinityhs.org

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    Trinity High School, in the Sinsinawa Dominican tradition, challenges young women to seek faith, knowledge and truth. Founded in 1918 as a college preparatory high school for young women, Trinity continues to earn an excellent reputation as a premier high school with a strong commitment to educating young women and preparing them for the future. Trinity offers two courses of study, the college preparatory program and the International Baccalaureate Program. This competitive environment, smaller class size, and collegiate-block schedule, gives young women the edge they need to succeed in college. One-hundred percent of Trinity students are accepted to outstanding colleges and universities around the United States. Ninety-five percent of the student body participates in a sport, club or other extra-curricular activity. Trinity students come from the city of Chicago and over thirty-three suburbs, with many transportation options available.

  • Saint Viator High School

    1213 E. Oakton St.
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004-5099

    Phone: (847) 392-4050
    Website: www.saintviator.com

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    Saint Viator High School is a Catholic, college-preparatory community called to provide religious formation and an academic program of excellence to the young men and women of the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Saint Viator seeks to instill timeless values of personal integrity, strong character and confidence through the student organizations and athletic and fine arts programs. The dedicated faculty and staff incorporate Christian values into students’ daily lives, carrying out the mission of the Clerics of Saint Viator. The United States Department of Education selected Saint Viator as a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School; the school was previously honored in 2008.

  • Woodlands Academy of The Sacred Heart

    760 E. Westleigh Rd.
    Lake Forest, IL 60045-3298

    Phone: (847) 234-4300
    Website: www.woodlandsacademy.org

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    Founded in 1858, Woodlands Academy is an independent boarding and day college preparatory school for young women who wish to pursue a rigorous course of study committed to academic excellence. The school is dedicated to guiding young women to discover and develop their intellectual, social, and personal potential. Woodlands offers many opportunities for students to participate in a wide range of activities and sports, and to develop confidence and leadership skills. Woodlands is known for state-of-the-art technology, strong academics, outstanding fine arts courses, 100 percent college acceptance and individualized attention. Part of the International Network of Sacred Heart School, Woodlands offers a robust global exchange program. Students come from all over the Chicago area and around the world. Woodlands requires the SSAT (Secondary School Admission Test) for all applicants.