Josephinum Academy Of The Sacred Heart

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 188 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,720
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Josephinum Academy Of The Sacred Heart ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1890
Summer School Offered
Yes
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students
188 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
92%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Josephinum Academy Of The Sacred Heart Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
6 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Composition, AP Literature, AP Spanish, AP US History

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
90%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$5,710
Admissions Director
Colleen Schrantz
Admissions Associate
Rakeeta Hampton
Endowment Size
$3.3 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Baking Club, Club of Social Action, Creative Writing Club, Debate Club, Gardening Club, Josephinum Ambassador Council, Math Club, Model United Nations Club, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Acapella Group, JAM Session

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Dance Club, Fitness Club, Track Club

School Notes

  • Josephinum is a college-preparatory high school and a proud member of the international Network of Sacred Heart Schools. Our mission is to empower young women to become confident, faith-filled leaders. We offer a world-class curriculum designed to prepare students to be successful at college and in life.
  • In January, 2016, Josephinum was recognized as an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. The freshman class of 2014 will be the first cohort to be fully immersed in the IB curriculum. In the years to follow, all Josephinum students will have the opportunity to pursue the prestigious IB Diploma.
  • The IB program, combined with Josephinum`s diverse community and international relationships through the Sacred Heart Network, provide our students with a unique and powerful opportunity to develop a global perspective and hone the skills that are demanded by our rapidly changing world.
  • As a Sacred Heart School, Josephinum measures its success one student at a time. We seek to provide an education that meets the needs of the whole child. Our small class sizes and exceptional faculty focus on understanding the unique educational needs of each student, helping her to discover her unique gifts and fostering a passion for excellence in education, service, and faith.
  • Having educated more than 5,000 young women in about 120 graduating classes, Josephinum Academy is more than just a school; it is a community that stretches back in time, with Sacred Heart Network sister schools all across the globe. 

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 188 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,720
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $9,780 for elementary schools and $16,816 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Chicago, IL is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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