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A Jesuit College Preparatory Experience

Admissions

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The mission of Loyola Academy is To form women and men for meaningful lives of leadership and service in imitation of Jesus Christ through a college preparatory education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.

Loyola Academy has a rich tradition of excellence. Annually, we welcome over 500 students per grade from over 92 different zip codes to our diverse community rooted in the tradition of Jesuit education. Each student and family has its own story, hopes and possibilities. Through four years, Ramblers experience a journey of faith, scholarship, service and friendship. It is a journey that lasts a lifetime!

We invite you to learn more about the Loyola Academy tradition. Explore our website, visit our campus, plan a Shadow Day and experience the distinct opportunity of a Jesuit education offered at Loyola Academy. Our Admissions Department is available to assist you, please contact us at anytime.

The Loyola Experience

Upcoming School Events

List of 6 events.

  • All American Ramble Rouser

  • Dance Collective

  • Athletic Recruiting and College Admissions

  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

  • Father-Daughter Dinner Dance

  • Evening with Fr. McGrath

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School News

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  • Earth and Space Science

    Taking STEAM Education to the Next Level

    In recent years the science curriculum at Loyola has undergone a review process to update teaching and learning methodologies and align course offerings with the current demand for more experiential and integrated learning.

    "STEAM, or cross-disciplinary learning, gives students a more holistic understanding of how the world works," says Loyola Academy Principal Charlie Heintz. "It teaches students how to use the skills and processes gained through the study of science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics to think deeply, ask questions, and solve complex problems."

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  • Artwork by Maa Puplampu '20 to be on display at the Museum of Science and Industry

    Artwork by Maa Puplampu '20 to be on Display at the Museum of Science and Industry

    The artwork of senior Maa Puplampu will be on display at the Museum of Science and Industry in the Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibition, which opens on Monday, January 20.
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  • Catherine O'Connor '20 Receives Merit Recognition from National YoungArts Foundation

    Catherine O'Connor '20 Receives Merit Recognition from National YoungArts Foundation

    The Fine Arts Department is proud to announce that Catherine O’Connor '20 was selected to receive merit recognition in the voice/popular category from the National YoungArts Foundation. Catherine independently submitted her application for the YoungArts' Signature Program, an award for emerging artists ages 15-18 from across the United States.
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  • Griffin Snow '21 was selected as the role of pharaoh in the Illinois Theater Association's 45th Annual High School Theatre Festival

    Griffin Snow '21 to Perform in 2020 Illinois High School Theatre Festival

    Congratulations to Griffin Snow ’21 who was selected to represent Loyola Academy in the cast of Aida in the Illinois Theater Association’s 45th Annual High School Theatre Festival. Griffin will play the role of pharaoh in this year’s show.
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  • The Middle School Choir Festival brought students together from Queen of All Saints, OLPH, and St. Joan of Arc

    Loyola Hosts Middle School Choir Festival

    On Tuesday, January 7, Loyola Academy hosted its annual Middle School Choir Festival. Sixty-five students from Queen of All Saints, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, and St. Joan of Arc joined current Loyola choir students to make beautiful music, have fun and learn more about the choir program at Loyola including voice lessons, musical and plays, and how to balance athletics and choir.
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  • Two Students Will Exhibit Photography at University Exhibition

    Photography students Grace Fatuga ’21 and Sofie D’Ascenzo ’23 were accepted into the Drexel University National Competition in Philadelphia. This exhibit was juried from thousands of entries nationwide. Their work will be exhibited in the Philadelphia gallery from February 8 through March 1.
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  • Photo of Robert Desherow

    Mr. Robert Desherow 93

    Vice President for Admissions and Enrollment
    (847) 920-2480
  • Photo of Nick Bridich

    Mr. Nick Bridich 

    Assistant Director of Admissions
    (847) 920-2483
  • Photo of Lynn Gorman

    Mrs. Lynn Gorman 

    Administrative Assistant
    (847) 920-2481

Our Mission

To form women and men for meaningful lives of leadership and service in imitation of Jesus Christ through a college preparatory education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Loyola Academy admits students of any race, color and national origin or ethnic origin.