St. Martin De Porres High School is a college prep high school in Waukegan serving students of limited economic means with few educational options.
Part of the national cristo rey network of schools, SMDP exists to prepare motivated urban students for success in college, in careers, and in leadership roles that will ultimately drive positive change for their communities.
Students gain professional experience, while earning over half of the cost of their education.
Unlike students at traditional schools, SMDP students rely on the corporate work study program to provide affordable access to a quality college prep education.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 228 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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St. Martin De Porres High School 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
228 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
98%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
St. Martin De Porres High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 228 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Lake County, IL is $10,315 for elementary schools and $22,567 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Lake County, IL is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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