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High Schools
Saint Viator High School

Saint Viator High School

Central Boarding Academy Partner


School Stats:

  • Founded in 1961

  • Total Enrollment: 869

  • Student: Teacher Ratio of 16:1

  • Average SAT: 1370


Saint Viator High School is often described as a place that feels like family by those who walk through its doors. Saint Viator exists as a welcoming and academically inspiring community in which students are valued and educated as a whole. Classes are small enough for students to get to know everyone, yet large enough to enable a competitive curriculum. Teachers and staff are dedicated to the intellectual, physical, spiritual, and emotional growth of each student, providing the attention, nurturing, and support a successful academic career requires.


The student activities program at Saint Viator supports and enriches the social and academic lives of their students. Every student has an opportunity to develop their interests, talents, and abilities inside the classroom, on the stage, in a sport, and through a variety of clubs and events. Saint Viator has over 30 different clubs or sports that kids can participate in. 

Overall Niche Grade: A+

• #7 Best Catholic High Schools in Illinois

• 75% of professional staff hold advanced degrees

• 90% of students participate in a co-curricular activities

• 80% of students participate in a sport

• 11 National Merit Commended Scholars

• 100 Querbes Scholars

• Distinguished innovation school by Apple

College Matriculation:

• Harvard University

• Stanford University

• Chicago University

• Northwestern University

• University of California, Los Angeles

• University of Notre Dame

• Miami University

• Marquette University

• Yale University

• Purdue University

• University of California, Berkeley




• Baseball 

• Basketball

• Volleyball

• Cross Country

• Soccer

• Track & Field 

• Golf

• Swimming

• Tennis

• Cheerleading

• Hockey

• Wrestling

• Water Polo

• Softball

• Lacrosse

• Dance Varsity

• Sideline


• Math Team

• Scholastic Bowl Team

• Science Club

• Chamber Singers

• Viatines

• Show Choir

• Fall Play

• Winter Musical

• Tech Crew

Application Process

(application for CBA program)

to be completed one year in advance:


• Online Application

• Passport copy

• Transcripts for the 2 most recent years

• English teacher and second teacher Recommendation Letters

• English Language Scores from TOEFL/TOEFL


• Parent's Financial Statement

• Application Fee

• Admissions Decision

Required Documents:

• Passport copy

• Transcripts

• Recommendation Letters

• English Language Scores

• Parent's Financial Statement

• Immunization Records and State of Illinois Eye Exam Form

Exam Scores:

• Admissions Committee reviews each file and makes an admissions decision

• There are no minimum grade or test requirements

Entrance Exam: Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)

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