Rosary High School

  • Rosary High School is a Catholic college-preparatory high school for young women sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois.
  • Since 1962, Rosary has maintained a reputation for providing a rigorous college preparatory education for young women. Rosary`s small size, nurturing spirit, family atmosphere and dedication to excellence in single-gender education make Rosary the right choice for educating the young women leaders of tomorrow.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1962

Student Body

Total Students301 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Rosary High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses5 courses
Advanced CoursesAP American Government, AP Biology, AP British Literature & Composition, AP United States History, College Algebra, College Credit: Calculus with Analytic Geometry I & II, College Credit: Chemistry & Quantitative Analysis, College Credit: General Chemistry, College Credit: Introduction to Philosophy, College Credit: Introduction to Psychology, College Credit: Plane Trigonometry
Average ACT score26
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,250
Tuition NotesFinancial aid available
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryDiving,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Academic Challenge, Chess Club, Debate Club, Drama Club, French Club, Interact Club, Kairos Retreats, Lifesavers, Math Club, Mission Team, National Honor Society, Pep Club, Senior Retreat Team, Snowball, Spanish Club, Student Council, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Ensemble Choir, Glee Club

School Notes

  • Rosary High School is a Catholic college-preparatory high school for young women sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois. Since 1962, Rosary has maintained a reputation for providing a rigorous college preparatory education for young women. Rosary`s small size, nurturing spirit, family atmosphere and dedication to excellence in single-gender education make Rosary the right choice for educating the young women leaders of tomorrow.

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