Sacred Heart Griffin High School

  • SHG is recognized by the American College Testing’s research report for proving “that core courses can be made rigorous and that rigorous content can be effectively taught to students.” At SHG, each student is assisted to achieve a level of academic excellence commensurate with his/her ability.
  • "Sacred Heart-Griffin is a Catholic, Dominican high school that welcomes a diverse student population to pursue academic excellence in a community of faith.".

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1895
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students645 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Sacred Heart Griffin High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size24 students
Number of AP Courses9 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average ACT score24
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(polo shirt with logo and khaki pants or navy blue skirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJun. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,275
Tuition Notesper year
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,330

Sports

Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceDiving,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeySoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

School Notes

  • SHG is recognized by the American College Testing’s research report for proving “that core courses can be made rigorous and that rigorous content can be effectively taught to students.” At SHG, each student is assisted to achieve a level of academic excellence commensurate with his/her ability. "Sacred Heart-Griffin is a Catholic, Dominican high school that welcomes a diverse student population to pursue academic excellence in a community of faith."
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  • Springfield
    Blessed Sacrament
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 485 students
    1.4 miles
    748 W Laurel St
    Springfield, IL 62704
    (217) 522-7534
    1.4 PK-8
    485
  • Springfield
    Lutheran High School
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    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: 9-12 | 152 students
    2.5 miles
    3500 W Washington Street
    Springfield, IL 62711
    (217) 546-6363
    2.5 9-12
    152

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