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 acres106 acres

Student Body

Enrollment1050 students300 students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Scoren/a* 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
Summer Program OfferedYesYes


Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo


Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Director of AdmissionsVicky Yang
Associate Director of AdmissionsCarol Donahue

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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