Josephinum Middle & High School

1501 North Oakley Boulevard,
Chicago, IL, 60622-0606
Tel: (773)276-1261
Grades: 9 - 12 | 156 students
Josephinum Academy is a Catholic college preparatory high school that empowers young women of Chicago to become confident, faith-filled leaders.
In small ways every day, in history class and on the softball field, students progressively learn that they have the power to effect change in their lives.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1890

Student Body

Total Students 156 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 94%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 60%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform skirt, pants, blouse, and sweater.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,700
% on Financial Aid 98%
Acceptance Rate 83%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director TBD


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports BasketballCheeringSoccerSoftballTrack and FieldVolleyballBasketballCheering,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes:

  • A member of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools, Josephinum Academy is an academically rigorous, Catholic, single-sex, college-preparatory high school for promising young women of Chicago. We are a multicultural, values-based community that strives to empower young women to become leaders by nurturing their talents and instilling within them a social awareness that motivates them to make a difference. Josephinum's academic program is designed to fully prepare students for college with an emphasis on critical thinking, analysis, and writing skills. We have a talented and committed faculty, of whom over half hold advanced degrees. Students benefit from a single-sex environment that is safe for intellectual exploration and offers greater opportunities for leadership. Josephinum offers advanced classes as well as AP English, AP Spanish, AP Calculus, and AP Biology. Our curriculum is relevant and incorporates issues of gender, race, and social justice. We strive to make our quality program accessible with a low tuition and an outstanding financial aid and scholarship program.

  • Profile last updated: 05/17/2012

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dr Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Helen Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Helen Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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    Dr Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School
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    Chicago , IL , 60622
    Alternative School
    0.7  mi  |  165  students  |  Gr.  9-12
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