St Edward Central Catholic High School

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Christian School Association (NCSA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students382 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade St Edward Central Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 731 students
    14.3 miles
    2130 W Roosevelt Rd
    Wheaton, IL 60187
    (630) 668-5800
    14.3 9-12
    731
  • Elgin
    Grades: NS-12 | 337 students
    0.7 miles
    350 Park St
    Elgin, IL 60120
    (847) 695-0303
    0.7 NS-12
    337
  • Aurora
    Grades: 9-12 | 575 students
    17.7 miles
    1255 N Edgelawn Dr
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 907-0095
    17.7 9-12
    575
  • Aurora
    Marmion Academy
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 532 students
    15.3 miles
    1000 Butterfield Rd
    Aurora, IL 60502
    (630) 897-6936
    15.3 9-12
    532
  • West Chicago
     Wheaton Academy
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    Alternative School (Christian)
    Grades: 9-12 | 660 students
    11.4 miles
    900 Prince Crossing Rd
    West Chicago, IL 60185
    (630) 562-7500
    11.4 9-12
    660

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