Sacred Heart-Griffin High School

1200 W Washington Street
Springfield, IL 62702-0627
Tel: (217)787-1595
Grades: 9 - 12 | 780 students
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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 Student 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. Nicholas Montessori Pre-sch (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Agnes Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • Springfield
    Grades: 5-8 | 12 students
    0.3 miles
    501 S Douglas
    Springfield, IL 62704
    (217)546-7401
    0.35-8
    12
  • Springfield
    Grades: PK-8 | 400 students
    0.3 miles
    251 N Amos Ave
    Springfield, IL 62702
    (217)793-1370
    0.3PK-8
    400
  • Springfield
    Calvary Academy
    (Christian)
    Grades: PK-12 | 322 students
    0.8 miles
    1730 W Jefferson St
    Springfield, IL 62702
    (217)546-9700
    0.8PK-12
    322
  • Springfield
    Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 232 students
    1.1 miles
    515 S Macarthur Blvd
    Springfield, IL 62704
    (217)787-2323
    1.1PK-8
    232
  • Springfield
    Blessed Sacrament
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 450 students
    1.4 miles
    748 W Laurel St
    Springfield, IL 62704
    (217)522-7534
    1.4PK-8
    450

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