Sacred Heart-Griffin High School

1200 W Washington Street
Springfield, IL 62702
Tel: (217)787-1595
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  • 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.".

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1895

Student Body

Total Students 780 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Sacred Heart-Griffin High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 52 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 Link to List of Courses
Average ACT score 24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(polo shirt with logo and khaki pants or navy blue skirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jun. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,275
Tuition Notes per year
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,330

Sports

Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports Baseball, 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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