Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School

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<p>Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School is a Catholic educational community committed to providing a quality secondary education  for young women, offering a rigorous education grounded in the Catholic faith.</p>
<p>Sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, the high school has been educating young women of high school age since 1846. Mother McAuley is the largest all-girls Catholic high school in the United States. The high school draws a significant portion of its student population from Oak Lawn's Catholic elementary schools, including St. Gerald, St. Germaine, St. Linus, St. Catherine of Alexandria and St. Louis de Montfort.</p> <p>The school provides a learning environment that uniquely nurtures young women's learning styles and self-confidence. The curriculum continues young women's faith formation within the Catholic tradition that fosters value-based decision making in all aspects of life in high school and beyond.</p> <p>Mother McAuley offers premier, well-appointed facilities including state-of-the-art fine arts, science, technology and art programs on its present campus that opened in 1956. Students may choose from an extensive menu of courses and activities offered in a community atmosphere. Its liberal arts program encourages girls to think critically, communicate effectively, respond compassionately to the needs of their community and assume roles of Christian leadership.</p> <p>SAT/ACT scores surpass national coed levels and 99 percent of its graduates continue their education, according to the school's website. The school also offers a wide variety of co-curricular clubs and activities where young women can continue to nurture their talents and gifts outside the classroom.</p> <p>Financial and tuition assistance is provided to qualifying students, as well as scholarships set up by school alumnae. A learning resource center and tutoring are also available to students who need extra academic help.</p> <p>The school's athletic programs have also earned state and national recognition in interscholastic sports, including the Mighty Macs' 13 Illinois state volleyball championships.</p> <p>Mother McAuley boasts a significant alumnae daughter population that continues the school's tradition of excellence.</p>
3737 W 99th St # A, Chicago, IL 60655
(773) 881-6500
  • Accessibility Details: The school has an elevator and wheelchair ramps.
  • Hours: Mon - Wed, Fri, 8am - 2:50pm; Thu, 8am - 1:40pm; Sat, Sun, closed
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