Marian Catholic High School Ranked Among Most Challenging in Illinois

Fewer than 10 percent of high schools nationally make the list.

Marian Catholic High School has been named one of the top 65 most challenging high school in Illinois in recently released rankings from the Washington Post. 

Out of approximately 682 public high schools and 146 non-public high schools in Illinois, 65 Illinois high schools were named to the Washington Post’s list. Fewer than 10 percent of high schools nationally make the list.
Marian Catholic High School was ranked 30th. 

The Washington Post list ranks schools through an index formula that uses the following ratio: the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Advanced International Certificate of Education tests given at a school each year, divided by the number of seniors who graduated in May or June of that year.

In releasing the list, the Washington Post also notes the percentage of students who come from families that qualify for lunch subsidies and the percentage of graduates who passed at least one college-level test during their high school career, called equity and excellence.

See the full list  and get more information on local school rankings on the Washington Post website. 
Tawana Cooper April 09, 2014 at 11:25 AM
My parents sacrificed a lot to send my siblings and me to Marian and I am extremely grateful that they did! It truly is a great school and I am proud to say that I am an Marian Catholic Alum. I love their "tag" line, "Teaching Scholars with a Soul" It describes them perfectly!


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