Montini Catholic High School

  • Montini Catholic High School is a family-centered,co-educational, college preparatory high school, rooted in the lifeand teaching of Jesus Christ as emulated by St. John Baptist DeLaSalle and comminted to the education of the whole person. OurLaSallian tradition recognizes the sacredness of all persons andeducates students of diverse abilities, cultures, and socioeconomicbackgrounds. Each student is expected to participate in aneducational setting that will emphasize the message of Christ,service and responsibility to Church, family, and community.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedYes
Year Founded1966

Student Body

Total Students635 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Montini Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses13 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English, AP French, AP Political Science, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP U.S. History, AP World History
Average ACT score24
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Specified Pants and Polo Shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 2 / Jan. 20 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,870
Tuition NotesAdditional student fees not included
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKimberly Richmond
Admissions AssociateEric Brechtel


Total Sports Offered19 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Figure Skating, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceFigure Skating,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.53 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Bags Club, Baking Club, Broadcasters, Bronco Newspaper, Campus Ministry, Chess Club, Computer Club, English Club, Eucharistic Ministers, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Film Club, Food and Clothing Drives, French Club, French National Honor Society, Friends Helping Friends, God Squad, History Club, Lasallian Youth, Math Club, Math Team, Montini Maniacs, Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society, Musings -Literary Magazine, National Honor Society, Peer Ministers, Peer Tutors, Photography Club, Robotics Club, Sancti Futuri, Science Club, Service projects, Social Justice, Spanish Club, Spanish National Honor Society, Student Ambassadors, Student Government, Yearbook - Echoes, Youth in Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Accafellas - Boys Singing Group, Chamber Choir, Concert Band, Drama Club, Fall Play, Jazz Band, Pep Band, Set Crew, Spring Musical, Symphonic Band, Thespian Society, Treblemakers - Girls Singing Group, Tri-M Honor Society

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramurals, Ping Pong Club

School Notes

The mission of Montini Catholic High School is to present themessage of salvation proclaimed by our Lord Jesus Christ.Montini is a Roman Catholic, co-educational, secondary schooloffering college preparatory and general secondary education toyoung people of Chicago's western suburbs. The Brothers ofthe Christian Schools sponsor and manage the school in associationwith lay men and women, religious and clergy. In accordancewith the Christian Brothers' presence, the following characteristicelements are given priority:

  • Attention to the individual
  • Special concern for the poor
  • Commitment to excellence
  • Creative education for a variety of ability levels
  • Religious instruction and pastoral service
  • Promotion of justice and peace
  • Faith-filled and zealous teachers working in association

Ultimately, Montini's purpose is the development of the totalperson: an informed and committed Catholic; an active citizenof the community, country and world; and a physically healthyperson.

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