Seton Academy

Tel: (708)333-6300
  • Seton Academy is a Catholic coeducational college preparatory high school.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 205 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Seton Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
Average ACT score 21
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform pants and a polo or oxford shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,150
Tuition Notes All students are issued a laptop computer furnished by IBM/Lenovo.
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,500
Admissions Director Anthony McKenna
Admissions Associate Brandon Thomas


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Football, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 23 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Ambassadors Club, Art Club, Campus Ministry, Cheerleading, Choir, Cyber Cafe', Drama, Environmental Club, French Club, National English Honor Society, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Photography, Praise Dancers, SADD, Service in Action, Spanish Club, Sports Media Club, Stage Techs, Student Council, Video Production Club, Yearbook, Youth and Government Art Club, Cheerleading, Choir, Cyber Cafe', Drama, French Club, Newspaper, Photography, Praise Dancers, SADD, Spanish Club, Stage Techs, Yearbook, Ambassadors Club,
Campus Ministry,
Environmental Club,
National English Honor Society,
National Honor Society,
Service in Action,
Sports Media Club,
Student Council,
Video Production Club,
Youth and Government,

School Notes

  • Seton Academy offers college preparatory, advanced placement, and honors academic programs. Students are required to complete 24 academic credits prior to graduation - exceeding state standards - so your child will be well prepared to attend the college of their choice. For the past decade 100% of our graduates have been accepted to colleges and universities across the country. Seton Academy is the first Archdiocesan sponsored high school to introduce the Student Laptop Initiative. All students are issued a laptop furnished by IBM/Lenovo with access to a wireless network and an on-site Lenovo repair center to provide maintenance and support. Students can access textbooks online, take class notes, research projects, and use email communication with faculty and staff as just a few of the practical applications that will increase their confidence and technological skills. Seton Academy welcomes students from all religious affiliations, and offers spiritual retreats, worship services, and independent religious study to provide a balanced program for our students. Spiritual empowerment is a priority at Seton Academy and students are expected to model respect, integrity and cooperation for the common good. Seton Academy is a community of partners with our parents, alumni and municipal community. Seton students are dedicated to improving their communities through civic projects and volunteerism including the Great Week of Seton Service. Seton Academy encourages students to become contributing members of their communities, be good neighbors, to celebrate diversity. At Seton Academy our students have over 25 extracurricular activities to choose from. More than 75% of our students are involved in extracurricular activities. In addition, Seton Academy's athletics program has continued to maintain strength and stature with physical conditioning, team work, sportsmanship through several coeducational sports. Our athletes, 80% of which are on the honor roll, live our philosophy 'play hard or go home'. Our school believes in giving everyone a chance to join in ' so get involved!

Profile last updated: 09/15/2015

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