Amerigo Chicago North Shore Carmel Catholic High School

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Definition of Terms
 | 2020 School Data
Amerigo ChicagoBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-129-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Religious AffiliationCatholicNon-denominational
Year Founded19621907
Campus Size50 acres120 acres

Student Body

Enrollment1150 students310 students
% International Students
2%
20%
Average SAT Score1270* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score26*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasualCasual
Average Class Size25 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:151:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered12318
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
75%
70%
Summer Program OfferedNoYes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$64,650
(Additional Student Fees Apply)
$58,260
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a$30,000
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

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

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered12318
CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture , AP Comparative Government and Politics, AP Computer Science, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French Language and Culture, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics C, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History, Honors 20th Century History, Honors 21st Century Gospel Mission, Honors Accounting, Honors Advanced Algebra, Honors Advanced Biology, Honors Advanced Chemistry, Honors Advanced Choir, Honors Advanced Dance Ensemble, Honors Advanced Drama, Honors Advanced Stagecraft, Honors Algebra, Honors American Literature, Honors American Literature, Honors Anatomy and Physiology, Honors Ancient World History, Honors Applied Calculus, Honors Astronomy Research, Honors Biology, Honors Biotechnology, Honors Broadcast Journalism , Honors Business Accelerator, Honors Business INCubator/Entrepreneurship, Honors Business Law, Honors Calculus, Honors Carmel Cadence, Honors Catholic Philosophy, Honors Ceramics/Sculpture, Honors Chemistry, Honors Corporate Finance and Investment, Honors Dance, Honors Dance Leadership, Honors Drawing and Painting, Honors Economics, Honors English, Honors Financial Algebra, Honors French, Honors Geometry, Honors Globalization and Justice, Honors Graphic Design, Honors Guitar, Honors History, Honors Human Physiology, Honors Intermediate Dance, Honors International Business, Honors Jazz Band, Honors Jazz Combo, Honors Latin, Honors Liturgical Music, Honors Major British Writers, Honors Marching Band, Honors Mixed Media, Honors Mobile App Development, Honors Music and World Culture, Honors Music Theory, Honors Open Studio Art, Honors Parkway Singers, Honors Percussion Ensemble, Honors Photography, Honors Physics, Honors Physics Topics - Light and Optics, Honors Physics Topics - Modern Physics, Honors Pre-Calc/Calculus, Honors Pre-Calc/Trigonometry, Honors Pre-Calculus , Honors Print and Digital Journalism, Honors Spanish, Honors Statistics, Honors String Ensemble, Honors Technology Student Internship, Honors Theater Arts, Honors Treble Choir, Honors Trigonometry, Honors US Government and Civics, Honors US History, Honors Wind Ensemble, Honors World History, Honors Yearbook

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1716
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations6124
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Academic Challenge, Ambassadors Club, Anime Club, Astronomy Club, Bicycle Club, Bowling Club, Broadcast Club, Business Club, Chess Team, Chinese Club, Clean-Up Club, Deaf Culture and Language Club, Debate Club, Diversity Club, E Sports/Games Club, Environment Club, Females in STEM, Film Club, Fishing Club, French Club, French National Honor Society, Inventors Club, Junior Leadership Team, K-Pop Club, Knitting Club, Latin Club, Latin National Honor Society, Literary Magazine, Make Up Artists Club, Math Team, Mock Trial, Model United Nations, Mu Alpha Theta, National Business Honor Society, National Chinese Honor Society, National Honor Society, OUCH Club (Opportunities to Understand Careers in Healthcare), PAWed (People for Animal Welfare and Education), Photography Club, Right to Life Club, Robotics Team, Scholastic Bowl, Science Club, Social Justice Club, Spanish Club, Spanish National Honor Society, Spikeball Club, Student Boosters (Pep Assembly Coordination), Student Council, Tri-M Music Honor Society, Writing Club, WYSE Academic team, Yearbook, Youth and Government Team

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Orchesis Dance Club, Thespian Honor Society

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Badminton Club, Frisbee Golf, Intramurals, Ping Pong Club

College Matriculation

Year: 2017 - 201810 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Carnegie Mellon University1
Cornell University1
Milwaukee School of Engineering1
Northwestern University1
Pepperdine University1
Princeton University1
University of Michigan1
University of Notre Dame1
University of Wisconsin1
Villanova University1
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • Carmel Catholic High School strives to provide students with every opportunity for students to succeed. The school's values include Community, Academics, Reverence, Mission, Enthusiasm, Leadership.
  • Amerigo Chicago North Shore Carmel Catholic High School accreditations: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Brienne Minor '15 - NCAA Champion Tennis Player who competed in the 2017 U.S. Open ?
    • Carol Tyler? - Internationally known artist, ?cartoonist and humorist ?
    • Joe Tyler? - Olympic athlete who was on the 1980 gold-medal-winning U.S. Bobsled Team ?
    • Hugh Brown ? - Famous 3-time Grammy Award winning musician, with 11 nominations ?
    • Bill Fusz? - Director of Global Business ? Development Operations at Facebook?Recently visited Carmel to speak to students
    • Marietta DePrima? - Northwestern University graduate, actor best known for her role in The Hughleys?

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