St. Patrick High School

St. Patrick High School Photo #1 - Founded by the Christian Brothers in 1861, Saint Patrick is Chicago's oldest, all-male Catholic high school. We help all students become lifelong learners and assets to society. Our mandatory drug-testing for all students helps maintain a safe, drug-free learning environment. Call or visit us today and learn why Saint Patrick is the Way to Learn
  • Saint Patrick High School is celebrating 150 years as Chicago's oldest all-male Catholic High School.
  • Students can earn up to 34 college credit hours. Read on for more about the school's history.

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School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students1015 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeSt. Patrick High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorMatt O'Brien


Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
GolfIce Hockey,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.33 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Academic Team, Art Club, Blood Drive Team, Book Discussion Groups, Campus Ministry, Chess Club, Chorus, Drum Line, Eucharistic Ministry, Flag Football, French Club, Green & Gold Newspaper, Jazz Band, Lasallian Youth, Leadership Team, Lettermans' Club, Math Club, Model UN, National Honor Society, Percussion, Peregrine Society, Robotics, Science Club, Set Construction/Lighting, Shamrock Council, Shamrock News Network, Shamrocks for Life, Spanish Club, Student Activities, Theatre, Thespian Society, World Languages Club, Yearbook

School Notes

  • Open House: Thursday, October 17, 2013
  • Rooted in the spirit of St. John Baptist de La Salle, Patron of all Teachers, Saint Patrick provides an educational experience of the highest quality that enables young men to develop their maximum potential as lifelong learners and assets to society and the church.
  • We believe in an educational process that is student-centered and of the highest quality.
  • We have a concern for the dignity of each person.
  • We create a welcoming atmosphere of mutual respect, caring, and friendliness.
  • We believe in and foster service opportunities for students and faculty.
  • We promote diversity as a life value for living, learning, and growing as balanced persons.
  • We believe in the strength of community,faculty, students, parents, alumni, and friends; that is, the Saint Patrick Family
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