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2023 Best Catholic Schools in the Chicago Area

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  1. #1 Best Catholic High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart

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    Private School,

    LAKE FOREST, IL,

    9-12,

    71 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says I am not going to sugar coat this. I was skeptical of Woodlands at first. It is small, tucked away in Lake Forest, and single gender. Maybe this was an environment that was too protected,...The school is diverse and composed of students from the City, the burbs, and international locations that span the socio-economic spectrum. The academics are great and exceed expectation. If a student seeks challenge, the answer is always yes! If a student tries to back away from their potential, a teacher is on it. Students...Girls learn to advocate & take pride in their accomplishments. Upon graduation they leave WA self-sufficient & confident women. They are ready to define their unique place in society.Despite school size, college placement is amazing! Deserves all the accolades!.

    Read 71 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 131,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Catholic High Schools in Chicago Area.

    St. Ignatius College Prep

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    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    9-12,

    382 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Diversity has definitely improved since my freshmen year. The school has become more inclusive towards minorities and the LGBTQ+ community. Academics are tough. How hard your class is doesn’t depend....

    Read 382 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,512,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  3. #3 Best Catholic High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Northridge Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    NILES, IL,

    6-12,

    69 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Northridge was a once in a lifetime experience for me. I walked in the halls as a young boy not knowing what to expect and came out as a man. That includes knowing my goals in life, learning my...-Jack Figliuolo.

    Read 69 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 330,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  4. #4 Best Catholic High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Loyola Academy

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    Private School,

    WILMETTE, IL,

    9-12,

    306 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Loyola Academy is a great school as long as you can foot the bill and desire Jesuit values in education. Loyola’s strengths are its athletics and college readiness. Athletics are a huge part of the....

    Read 306 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,000,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  5. #7 Best Catholic High Schools in Chicago Area.

    St. Francis High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    WHEATON, IL,

    9-12,

    128 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says As a new Freshman parent I've been continually impressed with each interaction with St. Francis. The onboarding process is organized and informative, not only for the Freshman students, but the....

    Read 128 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 698,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  6. #8 Best Catholic High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Regina Dominican High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    WILMETTE, IL,

    9-12,

    210 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Regina provides academic rigor in a supportive, safe,fun environment. The small class sizes provide interactive learning with highly educated, caring instructors. "All- girls" gave our D the....

    Read 210 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 258,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  7. #10 Best Catholic High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Montini Catholic High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    LOMBARD, IL,

    9-12,

    113 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Montini is an outstanding high school, with an excellent prinicipal who is vested in the success of all students. The teachers are largely caring and supportive of the students, the resources are....

    Read 113 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 525,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  8. #11 Best Catholic High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Carmel Catholic High School

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    Private School,

    MUNDELEIN, IL,

    9-12,

    398 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I am currently a junior in Carmel Catholic High School. I couldn’t have picked a better school. In fact it doesn’t even feel like a school. It feels like a second home. All my friends are there and....

    Read 398 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,150,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  9. #13 Best Catholic High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Willows Academy

    Private School,

    DES PLAINES, IL,

    6-12,

    39 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says There isn't a school quite like the Willows Academy. Since my first day there, I have been surrounded by a friendly and familial atmosphere. The small class sizes allow for quick bonding and one is....

    Read 39 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 205,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  10. #16 Best Catholic High Schools in Chicago Area.

    IC Catholic Prep

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    ELMHURST, IL,

    9-12,

    81 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says IC Catholic Prep is an amazing school. At IC, we offer honors and AP classes, allowing students to test their knowledge. These classes may be rigorous, but it only pushes us to work harder. The....

    Read 81 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 350,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  11. #18 Best Catholic High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Marian Catholic High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL,

    9-12,

    577 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Couldn't ask for a better high school experience. Every single teacher I had was extremely patient, enthusiastic, and overall just willing to work with the class. I know I can't speak for everyone,....

    Read 577 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 837,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  12. #20 Best Catholic High Schools in Chicago Area.

    DePaul College Prep

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    9-12,

    95 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I absolutely love DePaul College Prep and what they stand for. My sophomore year has been amazing. I have made so many new friends, while having the opportunity to participate in Varsity cheer,...Academics at DePaul are amazing and you have the opportunity to take AP classes, Honor classes and IB. DePaul feels like home and I am so excited to be an upperclassman so I can help the younger kids feel comfortable and confident walking into school everyday. I have a lot to do my junior year to get ready for my ACT/SAT but I will continue to work hard so I can attend an amazing University..

    Read 95 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 725,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  13. #21 Best Catholic High Schools in Chicago Area.

    St. Rita of Cascia High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    9-12,

    175 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says School is a vibrant learning environment in both scholastic and social arenas. The course curriculum is challenging and offers the opportunity to learn based not only on personal abilities but how....

    Read 175 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 570,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  14. #22 Best Catholic High Schools in Chicago Area.

    St. Patrick High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    9-12,

    106 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Went to Saint pats all four years and overall enjoyed my experience. There were many ups and downs but by the end of my four years I wasn’t ready to say goodbye. I participated in many different....

    Read 106 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 697,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  15. #23 Best Catholic High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Mother McAuley High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    9-12,

    397 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I really loved how McAuley created a community whose outreach had no bounds. Alum and current students are easily identifiable not just by the uniforms, but rather by the confidence and skills....

    Read 397 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 887,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  16. #24 Best Catholic High Schools in Chicago Area.

    Andrean High School

    Private School,

    MERRILLVILLE, IN,

    9-12,

    147 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My whole life I knew I was going to attend Andrean. I have had countless cousins that have gone through Andrean and are now Alumnis. Honestly, I anticipated Andrean to be like any other school. The....

    Read 147 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 550,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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