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Guerin Prep High School

Guerin Prep High School is a coeducational private Catholic traditional school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Overview

Guerin Prep High School says

Guerin College Preparatory High School is a Catholic secondary school dedicated to the education and faith development of young women and men. Under the sponsorship of the Sisters of Providence, the school reflects a mission of love, mercy and justice, where students come to an awareness of God at work in their lives. Guerin strives to develop the unique potential of its diverse student body through an extensive curriculum, excellent instruction, service and extracurricular programs. It seeks to instill in its students a sense of global awareness and to empower them with the knowledge, values and skills required to become active participants and effective leaders in today's Church/world. Guerin College Preparatory High School, River Grove, will begin the 2009-2010 school year with all of its students carrying a laptop computer to class on a daily basis. Guerin Prep, a Catholic secondary school dedicated to the education and faith development of approximately 615 young men and women, began the one-to-one computing program in the fall of 2007 with the freshmen and sophomore classes. Each fall since a new class has been added to maximize the school's mission to prepare students for success in college and career. This technology, combined with the school's curriculum and a well-versed faculty allows students to explore diverse cultures and new perspectives; write and edit reports, essays and presentations electronically; plan, prepare and present creative multimedia projects; access online tutoring and communicate with teachers and others worldwide. Electronic textbooks for most core classes are loaded on the laptop.In addition to the laptop program, Guerin Prep also has a special program for honors students as well as a structured course of study for students needing special assistance. Guerin Prep is especially proud of its 22-acre campus, which provides fields and facilities enabling all athletes to practice in a safe and secure environment. Sponsored by the Sisters of Providence, Guerin Prep was founded as an all-girls school in 1962 and changed its mission to co-education in 2004. Guerin Prep proudly claims both Mother Theodore Guerin and Holy Cross high schools as its foundation schools. Visit www.guerinprep.org

Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (708) 453-6233
Email
  [email protected]

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 513
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 131
10 117
11 133
12 132

Guerin Prep High School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Guerin Prep High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 14 : 1
Gender 49% Male / 51% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 60%
Multi-racial 7%
Hispanic/Latino 27%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Extracurriculars

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Weight Lifting
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Weight Lifting
  • Wrestling

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