Routt Catholic High School

500 E College Ave,
Jacksonville, IL, 62650-0626
Tel: (217)243-8563
Grades: 9 - 12 | 131 students
Routt Catholic High School is a co-educational, independent Catholic high school in the Diocese of Springfield, Illinois whose bishop is the Most Reverend Thomas John Paprocki.
Routt is located at 500 E.
College Avenue adjacent to Our Saviour’s School and Church located in Jacksonville, Illinois.
The school was founded in 1902. The current facility includes a chapel, library, multi-purpose room, guidance offices, development offices, gymnasium and a weight room.
The school also has a computer equipped business education lab, a science lab, an art classroom and a band/chorus room.
Routt shall admit students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.
Routt Catholic High School provides an excellent secondary education based on the Catholic tradition in a faith-centered environment through the teaching Christian values, the promotion of spiritual growth, and the total development of each student.  The school is accredited by Advanced Ed, NC Association Commission of Accreditation & School Improvement  and recognized by the Diocese of Springfield.  Routt maintains all state and diocesan educational requirements.

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
Year Founded 1902

Student Body

Total Students 131 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Routt Catholic High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 2 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP History and English  
Average ACT score 22
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(khaki or navy pants with (blue or white) oxford shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 30 / Aug. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,700
Tuition Notes A generous Tuition Awards Program Available through scholarships and general tuition assistance.
% on Financial Aid 44%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,500
Acceptance Rate 100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Betty Kuvinka

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SoftballSwimming,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Drama, National Honor Society, Scholastic Bowl, Spanish Club, Student Council, Fellowship for Christian Athletes, Yearbook, Band Band, Art Club, Drama, National Honor Society, Scholastic Bowl, Spanish Club, Student Council, Fellowship for Christian Athletes, Yearbook,

School Notes:

  • Routt Catholic High School is a co-educational, independent Catholic high school in the Diocese of Springfield, Illinois whose bishop is the Most Reverend Thomas John Paprocki. Routt is located at 500 E. College Avenue adjacent to Our Saviour’s School and Church located in Jacksonville, Illinois. The current facility includes a chapel, library, multi-purpose room, guidance offices, development offices, gymnasium and a weight room. The school also has a computer equipped business education lab, a science lab, an art classroom and a band/chorus room. Routt shall admit students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. Routt Catholic High School provides an excellent secondary education based on the Catholic tradition in a faith-centered environment through the teaching Christian values, the promotion of spiritual growth, and the total development of each student.  The school is accredited by Advanced Ed, NC Association Commission of Accreditation & School Improvement and recognized by the Diocese of Springfield.  Routt maintains all state and diocesan educational requirements 

  • Profile last updated: 03/17/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pathway School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Our Saviour School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Salem Lutheran School (1.3 miles away)
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  • Jacksonville Our Saviour School
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    455 E State St
    Jacksonville , IL , 62650
    (217)243-8621
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.1  mi  |  254  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Jacksonville
    Salem Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Po Box 1057
    Jacksonville , IL , 62651
    (217)243-3419
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1.3  mi  |  86  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Jacksonville
    Pathway School    
    Special Education School
    Po Box 400
    Jacksonville , IL , 62651
    (217)479-2336
    Special Education School
    1.3  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  UG
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    (Baptist)
    14 Clarke Dr
    Jacksonville , IL , 62650
    (217)243-7100
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    2.3  mi  |  80  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
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