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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,373 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

St. Ignatius College Prep ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students
1,373 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
St. Ignatius College Prep Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
86 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • 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.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is St. Ignatius College Prep's ranking?
St. Ignatius College Prep ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for St. Ignatius College Prep?
The application deadline for St. Ignatius College Prep is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is St. Ignatius College Prep located?
St. Ignatius College Prep is located in the Little Italy neighborhood of Chicago, IL. There are 1 other private schools located in Little Italy.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,373 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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