St. Martin De Porres High School

501 S Martin Luther King Jr Ave
Waukegan, IL 60085-0847
Tel: (847)623-5500
Grades: 9-12 | 228 students
St. Martin De Porres High School is a college prep high school in Waukegan serving students of limited economic means with few educational options.
Part of the national cristo rey network of schools, SMDP exists to prepare motivated urban students for success in college, in careers, and in leadership roles that will ultimately drive positive change for their communities.
Students gain professional experience, while earning over half of the cost of their education.
Unlike students at traditional schools, SMDP students rely on the corporate work study program to provide affordable access to a quality college prep education.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students 228 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade St. Martin De Porres High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Daisys Resource Optional School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Most Blessed Trinity Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Most Blessed Trinity Academy (0.8 miles away)
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  • Waukegan
    Grades: PK-8 | 258 students
    0.8 miles
    510 W. Grand Ave.
    Waukegan, IL 60085
  • Waukegan
    Grades: PK-5 | 52 students
    1.1 miles
    422 10th St
    Waukegan, IL 60085
  • Waukegan
    Lions Mathematics & Science Christian Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Baptist)
    Grades: PK-5 | 52 students
    1.2 miles
    1011 Porter St
    Waukegan, IL 60085
  • Waukegan
    Grades: PK-6 | 76 students
    1.2 miles
    1011 Porter Street
    Waukegan, IL 60085
  • Waukegan
    St Anastasia School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 295 students
    1.7 miles
    629 W Glen Flora Ave
    Waukegan, IL 60085

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