Routt Catholic High School is a co-educational, independent Catholic high school in the Diocese of Springfield, Illinois whose bishop is the Most Reverend Thomas John Paprocki.
Routt is located at 500 E. College Avenue adjacent to Our Saviour`s School and Church located in Jacksonville, Illinois.
The school was founded in 1902. The current facility includes a chapel, library, multi-purpose room, guidance offices, development offices, gymnasium and a weight room.
The school also has a computer equipped business education lab, a science lab, an art classroom and a band/chorus room.
Routt shall admit students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.
Routt Catholic High School provides an excellent secondary education based on the Catholic tradition in a faith-centered environment through the teaching Christian values, the promotion of spiritual growth, and the total development of each student.
The school is accredited by Advanced Ed, NC Association Commission of Accreditation & School Improvement and recognized by the Diocese of Springfield. Routt maintains all state and diocesan educational requirements.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 128 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,700
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Apr. 18 / Aug. 1 / rolling

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1902

Student Body

Total Students
128 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Routt Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
14 students
Number of AP Courses
3 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP History and English
Average ACT score
22
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(khaki or navy pants with (blue or white) oxford shirt)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Apr. 18 / Aug. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
A generous Tuition Awards Program Available through scholarships and general tuition assistance.
% on Financial Aid
44%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,500
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Betty Kuvinka

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Book Club, Drama, Fellowship for Christian Athletes, National Honor Society, Scholastic Bowl, Spanish Club, Student Council, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Band

School Notes

  • Routt Catholic High School is a co-educational, independent Catholic high school in the Diocese of Springfield, Illinois whose bishop is the Most Reverend Thomas John Paprocki. Routt is located at 500 E. College Avenue adjacent to Our Saviour`s School and Church located in Jacksonville, Illinois. The current facility includes a chapel, library, multi-purpose room, guidance offices, development offices, gymnasium and a weight room. The school also has a computer equipped business education lab, a science lab, an art classroom and a band/chorus room. Routt shall admit students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. Routt Catholic High School provides an excellent secondary education based on the Catholic tradition in a faith-centered environment through the teaching Christian values, the promotion of spiritual growth, and the total development of each student.  The school is accredited by Advanced Ed, NC Association Commission of Accreditation & School Improvement and recognized by the Diocese of Springfield.  Routt maintains all state and diocesan educational requirements 

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 128 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,700
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Apr. 18 / Aug. 1 / rolling

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