St. Laurence High School
Founded in 1961, St. Laurence is a Catholic, college preparatory school conducted by the Congregation of Irish Christian Brothers.
St. Laurence continues to recognize the needs of a newer generation of students and provides an excellent Christian preparation for life.
St. Laurence also provides a balanced curriculum that is responsive to the needs of our students while offering up-to-date technology, facilities, labs, and an environment necessary for learning.
Our success is the direct result of the Christian Brothers, faculty and staff working together.
The reputation, standards and image of St. Laurence allow us to offer a blend of the very best academic programs, Christian values, athletic programs and social experiences.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Top Ranked IL School
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 750 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: Verified school update
St. Laurence High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:
School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
None / Rolling
Source: Verified school update
Frequently Asked Questions
What is St. Laurence High School's ranking?
St. Laurence High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for St. Laurence High School?
The application deadline for St. Laurence High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
Endorse St. Laurence High School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:
- Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
- Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
- Academic or athletic awards
Children With Learning Differences: How To Proceed
Facing the reality that your child has learning differences is never easy. But with a diagnosis from a qualified professional, and skilled experienced teachers who know how to remediate those differences, your child can learn to handle her differences. More here.
Enrichment Resources For Children Ages 10-14
I asked ChatGPT to list apps, YouTube Channels, and podcasts suitable for enriching the studies of students ages 10-14. (We'll look at resources for younger and older students in another article.)
February 13, 2023Designing Assignments In The ChatGPT Era
AI (Artificial Intelligence), specifically ChatGPT, poses some serious challenges for teachers. We explore the importance of teaching students how to attribute the work and ideas of others.