St. Teresa High School

St. Teresa High School is a secondary school serving the Decatur, Illinois area.
As a Catholic school committed to the development of the whole person, St.
Teresa seeks to integrate faith and life by instructing students in human knowledge and skills in the light of the gospel.
As a Catholic school committed to the development of the whole person, St.
Teresa seeks to integrate faith and life by instructing students in human knowledge and skills in the light of the gospel.
St. Teresa High School, a Catholic Secondary School committed to the development of the whole person, seeks to integrate faith and life by instructing students in human knowledge and skills in the light of the gospel.
Educationally, it strives to foster a reverence for learning and to equip students with the professional and technical competencies to function in a modern society; psychologically, the program hopes to guide students to an understanding of self and others and to a facility in the means of human communication.
Spiritually, St. Teresa seeks to lead students, through prayer and instruction, to a deeper and more faith-filled sense of their own worth as gifted, though flawed, individuals and to a personal experience with God.

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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 Students286 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St. Teresa High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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