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.".

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 645 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,275
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: Jun. 1 / rolling

Top Rankings

Sacred Heart Griffin High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1895
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
645 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Sacred Heart Griffin High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
24 students
Number of AP Courses
9 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average ACT score
24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(polo shirt with logo and khaki pants or navy blue skirt)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jun. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
per year
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,330

Sports

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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 645 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,275
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: Jun. 1 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Illinois is $7,583 for elementary schools and $12,234 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Illinois is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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