Fenwick High School

  • Fenwick High School is a Co-educational Dominican Catholic College Preparatory School founded by the Dominican Fathers & Brothers in 1929.
  • Tradition, Excellence and Leadership are the hallmarks of a Fenwick education.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1929
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students1,196 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Fenwick High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
89%
Number of AP Courses19 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorJoseph Ori
Admissions AssociateEleanor Comiskey

Sports

Total Sports Offered18 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDiving,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Water PoloWrestling,
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Westchester
    St. Joseph High School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 597 students
    5.9 miles
    10900 West Cermak Road
    Westchester, IL 60154
    (708) 562-4433
    5.9 9-12
    597
  • Chicago
    St Ignatius College Prep
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 1373 students
    7 miles
    1076 West Roosevelt Road
    Chicago, IL 60608
    (312) 421-5900
    7 9-12
    1373
  • La Grange Park
    Nazareth Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 750 students
    6.6 miles
    1209 West Ogden Avenue
    La Grange Park, IL 60526
    (708) 354-0061
    6.6 9-12
    750
  • River Forest
    Trinity High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 454 students
    2 miles
    7574 Division St
    River Forest, IL 60305
    (708) 771-8383
    2 9-12
    454
  • Chicago
    Br Rice High School
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    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 671 students
    12.3 miles
    10001 S Pulaski Rd
    Chicago, IL 60655
    (773) 429-4300
    12.3 9-12
    671

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