Marquette Catholic High School, a coeducational institution of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois, offers quality education in the Catholic tradition to families of all backgrounds.
Through the Serviam motto, the Marquette Community is challenged to integrate Christ's message into their lives, and thereby carry into the world.
Marquette Catholic High School supports parents in the educational ministry of their children.
Our focus on the uniqueness of each individual within the community and our concern for growth in wholeness and holiness are central to fostering Gospel values. Formed by religious virtues and educated academically and morally, students are inspired to seek truth and nurture mutual respect. Through extracurricular and sports offerings, Marquette Catholic provides development of the social and physical potential of each student.
With Jesus as our model of faith, we celebrate our Ursuline tradition, and with Diocesan leadership we look hopefully to our future through ongoing service to family, church, and community.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 423 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,640
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1927
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost
$125
Summer Program Cost Notes
Class sizes are limited.

Student Body

Total Students
423 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
26%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Marquette Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
5 courses
Advanced Courses
AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Government
Average ACT score
22
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$100 - Enrollment fee $475 - Student activity and course fee
% on Financial Aid
54%
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Karen Coles

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Breast Cancer Awareness Club, Campus Ministry, Chorus, Drama Club, Interact Club, N.H.S., Scholar Bowl, Student Council, Students for Soldiers, Students Offering Support, W.Y.S.E., Yearbook

School Notes

  • All incoming freshmen must take the entrance exam.  
Profile last updated: 09/16/2021

School Reviews

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MHS laid a firm foundation of desire for educational excellence promoting a long career in the medical field and music. Thank you to my music and science teachers.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 423 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,640
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Madison County, IL is $3,916 for elementary schools and $5,098 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Madison County, IL is 97% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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