Maria High School

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Maria High School is a Catholic, college preparatory high school for young women which offers a challenging academic program that responds to individual interests and needs.
A ministry of the Sisters of St. Casimir, Maria High School provides an excellent educational experience and nurtures the faith life of its diverse learning community through prayer, worship, and service.
The faculty and staff, committed to the pursuit of excellence, provide a caring, respectful environment which inspires each student to live her faith, discover her gifts, and cultivate life-long relationships.
Maria High School, in partnership with parents, families, and the community, helps young women reach their full potential.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 241 students
  • Acceptance rate: 97%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Maria High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1911

Student Body

Total Students
241 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
86%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Maria High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
72%
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
5 courses
Advanced Courses
AP Calculus AB, AP Literature, AP Spanish, AP US Government, AP US History
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
90%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,500
Acceptance Rate
97%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Art Club, Audio-Visual Service Club, Big Sister/Little Sister, Foods Club, Gospel Choir, Maria Herald Staff, Maria/Holy Cross Hospital Volunteers, Math & Science Club, Media Communications Club, Mystic Messengers, Mystic Ministry, National Honor Society, Piano Club, Sewing Club, Student Council, Web Page Club, World Language Club

School Notes

  • Maria High School is a Catholic, college preparatory high school for young women which offers a challenging academic program that responds to individual interests and needs. A ministry of the Sisters of St. Casimir, Maria High School provides an excellent educational experience and nurtures the faith life of its diverse learning community through prayer, worship, and service. The faculty and staff, committed to the pursuit of excellence, provide a caring, respectful environment which inspires each student to live her faith, discover her gifts, and cultivate life-long relationships. Maria High School, in partnership with parents, families, and the community, helps young women reach their full potential.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 241 students
  • Acceptance rate: 97%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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