Sacred Heart-Griffin High School

1200 W Washington Street,
Springfield, IL, 62702-0627
     Tel: (217)787-1595
Grades: 9 - 12 | 780 students
SHG is recognized by the American College Testing’s research report for proving “that core courses can be made rigorous and that rigorous content can be effectively taught to students.” At SHG, each student is assisted to achieve a level of academic excellence commensurate with his/her ability.
"Sacred Heart-Griffin is a Catholic, Dominican high school that welcomes a diverse student population to pursue academic excellence in a community of faith."

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1895

Student Body

Total Students 780 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 12%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Sacred Heart-Griffin High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 24 students
Number of AP Courses 9 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average ACT score 24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(polo shirt with logo and khaki pants or navy blue skirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jun. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,275
Tuition Notes per year
% on Financial Aid 30%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,330

Sports

Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceDiving,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeySoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

School Notes:

SHG is recognized by the American College Testing’s research report for proving “that core courses can be made rigorous and that rigorous content can be effectively taught to students.” At SHG, each student is assisted to achieve a level of academic excellence commensurate with his/her ability. \"Sacred Heart-Griffin is a Catholic, Dominican high school that welcomes a diverse student population to pursue academic excellence in a community of faith.\"

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Calvary Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Agnes Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Agnes Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • SpringfieldSt Agnes Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    251 N Amos Ave
    SpringfieldIL62702
    (217)793-1370
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    0.3 mi | 364 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • SpringfieldCalvary Academy
      (Christian)
    1730 W Jefferson St
    SpringfieldIL62702
    (217)546-9700
      (Christian)
    0.8 mi | 294 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • SpringfieldTrinity Lutheran School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    515 S Macarthur Blvd
    SpringfieldIL62704
    (217)787-2323
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1.1 mi | 177 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • SpringfieldBlessed Sacrament
      (Roman Catholic)
    748 W Laurel St
    SpringfieldIL62704
    (217)522-7534
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.4 mi | 407 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • SpringfieldCathedral Grade School
      (Roman Catholic)
    815 S 6th Street
    SpringfieldIL62703
    (217)523-2652
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.4 mi | 153 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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