Loyola Academy

1100 Laramie Ave
Wilmette, IL 60091-0600
Tel: (847)256-1100
Grades: 9-12 | 2072 students
Loyola Academy is a Jesuit College Preparatory coeducational school, grades 9-12, offering a traditional liberal arts college preparatory education.
The school draws students of diverse intellectual, ethnic, religious, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds from 150 elementary and junior high schools.
Loyola is concerned with the full and harmonious development of the whole person according to each student's capacity and stage of development.
The curriculum seeks to integrate the demands of the academic disciplines and the physical and spiritual needs of each student with the experience of service to others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Programs Supported Yes-O
Year Founded 1909

Student Body

Total Students 2072 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Loyola Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 154 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 24 students
Number of AP Courses 22 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 27 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $11,900
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mrs. Genevieve Atwood
Admissions Associate Mr. Marty Jennings


Total Sports Offered 29 sports
Sports Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Cycling, Dance, Diving, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Sailing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting, Winter Track, WrestlingBalletBaseball,
Cross CountryCycling,
EquestrianField Hockey,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Rock ClimbingSailing,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,
WeightliftingWinter Track,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Over 70 student clubs and organizations-http://www.goramblers.org/Activities/Cocurriculars.asp Over 70 student clubs and organizations-http://www.goramblers.org/Activities/Cocurriculars.asp,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Arlyn Day School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Arlyn Day School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Ronald Knox Montessori School (1.8 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wilmette
    Arlyn Day School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 5-12 | 29 students
    0.7 miles
    3013 Illinois Rd
    Wilmette, IL 60091
  • Wilmette
    Regina Dominican High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 316 students
    1.1 miles
    701 Locust Road
    Wilmette, IL 60091
  • Wilmette
    Grades: PK-K | 125 students
    1.8 miles
    2031 Elmwood Ave
    Wilmette, IL 60091
  • Winnetka
    Grades: PK-8 | 325 students
    1.8 miles
    180 Ridge Ave
    Winnetka, IL 60093
  • Northfield
    Hyde Park Day School Northfield
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-8 | 59 students
    1.9 miles
    1980 Old Willow Rd
    Northfield, IL 60093

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