Marian Catholic High School

  • Marian Catholic High School, under the sponsorship of the Springfield Dominicans, is a coeducational, college preparatory high school where students seek truth, exhibit personal responsibility, cultivate their individual talents, and demonstrate Christian service and leadership.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1958
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$600
Summer Program Cost NotesTuition per .5 credit: $300.00 Tuition per 1 credit: $600.00
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1995

Student Body

Total Students971 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 30%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size17 students
Number of AP Courses22 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesEnglish 3 AP, English 4 AP, Calculus AB AP, Calculus BC AP, Statistics AP, Comparative Govt. & Politics AP, U.S. Govt. & Politics AP, Computer Science A AP, World History AP, U.S. History AP, Macroeconomics AP, Microeconomics AP, Psychology AP, AP Seminar, Spanish AP, Biology AP, Chemistry AP, Physics 1 AP, Physics C AP, Human Geography AP,
Average SAT score1109
Average ACT score24
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki pants and school polo)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,300
Tuition NotesFinancial aid and scholarships are available. Awards are based on both need and merit.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,100
Admissions DirectorSean Mele
Admissions AssociateAnthony DeCarlo


Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.45 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Abraham Lincoln Book Discussion Group, Admission Corps, Anime Club, Blood Drives, Bowling Club, Computer Club, Creative Writing Club, Diversity Club, Dominican Ambassadors, Dominican Preachers, Equestrian Club, French National Honor Society, Game Club, Generation Green (Ecology Club), Go Extreme For Jesus Club, Gospel Choir, History Club, International Club, Latin National Honor Society, Literary Society, Math Club/Contests, Model U.N., Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society (NHS), Operation Snowball, Political Club, Psychology Club, Robotics Club, Safe Place, Science Olympiad, Service Club, Spanish National Honor Society, Stage Techs, Student Council, The Megaphone (Student Newspaper), Varsity Club, Video Club, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Band Program, Choirs, Guitar Club, Liturgical Choir, Speech Team, Theate

School Notes

  • The Marian Catholic student body has approximately 970 students from 70 communities in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. Marian Catholic students have been extremely successful academically both before and after graduation.
  • The 87-acre campus includes:
    • The 500-seat Leadership Center
    • The 430-seat Croarkin Theater
    • Art rooms
    • Two Band practice halls
    • Campus Ministry Center
    • Student Chapel
    • 58 classrooms
    • Fiberoptic backbone throughout the campus supporting a full wireless environment
    • Technology/Media Center
    • Fully networked teacher resource room
    • Guidance and College Counseling Center
    • Two Gymnasiums
    • Learning Resource Center
    • Music, choral, and practice rooms
    • Master Science laboratory
    • Physics, Biology, and Chemistry laboratories
    • Research library with more than 28,000 volumes
    • Weight training room
    • Baseball, soccer, and softball fields
    • Lighted and FieldTurf football stadium
    • 8 tennis courts
    • Running and fitness trails

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