Amerigo Chicago Marian Catholic High School

700 Ashland Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Tel: 312-496-5533
  • Amerigo Chicago and academic partner Marian Catholic High School provide a nurturing and challenging learning environment, with all the exciting opportunities of a nearby major metropolis.

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2017 School Data
Amerigo ChicagoBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-127-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Religious AffiliationCatholicNon-denominational
Year Founded19581910
Campus Size87 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment1050 students300 students
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Score1109* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score23*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormalCasual
Average Class Size24 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:141:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered4117
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program OfferedYesYes


Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
(Price includes tuition and student fees)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo


Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Director of AdmissionsRaj Patel

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered4117
CoursesAlgebra I, Algebra II, American Government and Politics, Biology, Biology, Calculus, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chemistry, College Algebra, Comparative Government, Computer Science, Computer Science Principles, Engineering 1, Engineering 2, Engineering 3, English 1, English 2, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, European History, French 2, French 3, French 4, Geometry, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Human Geography, Latin 2, Latin 3, Latin 4, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Music - Principles of Performance and Structure, Music Theory/History, Oral Interpretation, Physics, Physics 1, Physics C, Psychology, Research (Capstone), Seminar: Sacraments, Liturgy, Morality (AP Capstone), Spanish 2, Spanish 3, Spanish 4, Spanish Language and Culture , Statistics, U.S. History, World History, World History


# Interscholastic Sports Offered1615
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling

School Notes

  • Nestled within a diverse community outside of Chicago, Marian Catholic offers students a chance to study in a supportive residential neighborhood that`s a short distance from the heart of Chicago. As a college preparatory high school, Marian Catholic develops in students essential skills for post-secondary education. These skills include inductive and deductive logic, critical thinking, research principles, and communication skills, both oral and written. In addition, Marian Catholic recognizes individual intellectual differences and has a flexible curriculum of liberal, fine, and practical arts which serves students' particular needs and opens them to a variety of career choices. 
  • At Amerigo Chicago, you'll come together with students from around the world in a safe, enriched community that takes advantage of countless opportunities for immersion in American culture. Anchored in a safe, secure residential neighborhood, students live at the Amerigo Chicago Residential Campus and have access to all of the amenities of home with 24/7 on-site support from Residential life personnel. 
  • School accreditations: AdvancED, Illinois State Board of Education, DASS
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