Routt Catholic High School

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1902

Student Body

Total Students128 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Routt Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses3 courses
Advanced CoursesAP History and English
Average ACT score22
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(khaki or navy pants with (blue or white) oxford shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineApr. 18 / Aug. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,700
Tuition NotesA 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 DirectorBetty Kuvinka

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfSoftball,
SwimmingTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,

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 

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jacksonville
    Our Saviour School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 337 students
    0.1 miles
    455 E State St
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217) 243-8621
    0.1 NS-8
    337
  • Jacksonville
    Pathway School
    Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 6 students
    0.4 miles
    Po Box 400
    Jacksonville, IL 62651
    (217) 479-2336
    0.4 Inquire with school
    6
  • Jacksonville
    Grades: PK-12 | 130 students
    2.3 miles
    14 Clarke Dr
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217) 243-7100
    2.3 PK-12
    130
  • Arenzville
    Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-6 | 44 students
    13.4 miles
    200 W. Frederick
    Arenzville, IL 62611
    (217) 997-5535
    13.4 PK-6
    44
  • New Berlin
    St Johns Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: 1-4 | 12 students
    16.7 miles
    304 E Gibson St
    New Berlin, IL 62670
    (217) 488-3190
    16.7 1-4
    12

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