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 Students350 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeRosary High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
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$9,300
Tuition NotesFinancial aid available
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorAbby Rich

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.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Bible Club, Dominican Preachers, Film Club, French Club, Latin Club, Lifesavers, National Honor Society, Senior Retreat Team, Spanish Club, Student Council, WYSE Team

Arts and Music Programs:
Ensemble Choi

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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