Since 1941, St. Edward Central Catholic High School in Elgin has meant "high-quality Catholic education" to thousands of young men and women in the Fox Valley area.
Emphasizing that our faith in Christ is the most important reason for our school, we seek to produce students who will understand the relationship and influence between religion and life.
We are a four-year, coeducational, Central Catholic high school. As a Christ centered high school, theology is an important aspect of each school day.
St. Edward Central Catholic High School is a Catholic family dedicated to faith in action, excellence in education, and discipleship in Jesus Christ.
St. Edward offers a complete program of religious activities including Mass, overnight retreats, and Days of Recollection, nurturing the spiritual lives of our students all year long.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 382 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Edward Central Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students
382 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
St. Edward Central Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: Verified school update

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St. Edward Central Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for St. Edward Central Catholic High School?

The application deadline for St. Edward Central Catholic High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 382 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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