St. Rita Of Cascia High School

7740 S Western Ave,
Chicago, IL, 60620-0606
Tel: (773)925-6600
St. Rita High School is an Augustinian Catholic college preparatory school for young men located on the south side of Chicago.
As an authorized Catholic school in the Archdiocese of Chicago, St. Rita High School endorses the archdiocesan school board stated aim of “creating a Christian educational community where human culture and knowledge, enlightened and enlivened by faith are shared among teachers and students in a spirit of freedom and love.” St. Rita High School’s purpose is to assist each person in the orderly development of his capabilities -- intellectual, spiritual, emotional, moral, civic, and physical.
The school’s primary consideration is the intellectual development of its students, an aim shared with the family, church, and state.
Academically, St. Rita High School aims at a liberal education that will enrich the unique personality of each individual and increase mental adaptability, awareness, sensitivity, and a spirit of inquiry, all aimed with God as a final goal.
As part of its Christian ministry, St. Rita High School strives for the ideal that it becomes a strong Catholic community in which staff, faculty, and students give daily witness of Christ’s care and concern as they share their lives with each other.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 705 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 29%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Luther South Math, Science & Performing Arts High (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Liberty Temple Full Gospel Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Childrens Center (0.3 miles away)
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  • Chicago Liberty Temple Full Gospel Academy
    Alternative School (Christian)
    2255 W 79th St
    Chicago , IL , 60620
    (773)737-8061
    Alternative School (Christian)
    0.3  mi  |  43  students  |  Gr.  K-4
  • Chicago
    Childrens Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    7956 S Western Avenue
    Chicago , IL , 60620
    (773)471-4927
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.3  mi  |  50  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Chicago
    St. Thomas More Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    8130 S California Ave
    Chicago , IL , 60652
    (773)434-4575
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.7  mi  |  236  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
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    Marva Collins Prep School
    8035 South Honore Street
    Chicago , IL , 60620
    (773)962-0101
    0.8  mi  |  123  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Chicago
    Mother's Touch    
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2501 W 71st St
    Chicago , IL , 60629
    (773)436-3177
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.8  mi  |  21  students  |  Gr.  K-1

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