St Ignatius College Prep

  • Saint Ignatius College Prep, a Jesuit Catholic school in the heart of Chicago, is a diverse community dedicated to educating young men and women for lives of faith, love, service and leadership.
  • Through outstanding teaching and personal formation, the school challenges its talented student body to intellectual excellence, integrity, and life-long learning and growth.
  • Inspired by the gospel of Jesus Christ, this community strives to use God's gifts to promote social justice for the greater glory of God.
  • The Athletic Department endeavors to match the academic excellence of the school by offering twenty-five interscholastic sports for girls and boys.
  • In most years, nearly sixty percent of the students at Saint Ignatius participate in interscholastic athletics.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students1,373 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade St Ignatius College Prep Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • Oak Park
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 1184 students
    7 miles
    505 Washington Blvd
    Oak Park, IL 60302
    (708)386-0127
    7 9-12
    1184
  • La Grange Park
    Nazareth Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 750 students
    12.4 miles
    1209 West Ogden Avenue
    La Grange Park, IL 60526
    (708)354-0061
    12.4 9-12
    750
  • Westchester
    St. Joseph High School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 597 students
    12.4 miles
    10900 West Cermak Road
    Westchester, IL 60154
    (708)562-4433
    12.4 9-12
    597
  • Chicago
    Grades: PK-12 | 2094 students
    6.3 miles
    1362 E 59th Street
    Chicago, IL 60637
    (773)702-9451
    6.3 PK-12
    2094
  • Chicago Heights
    Grades: 9-12 | 947 students
    24 miles
    700 Ashland Ave
    Chicago Heights, IL 60411
    (708)755-7565
    24 9-12
    947

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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $8,413 for elementary schools and $16,789 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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