School Profile 

ENROLLMENT           

601 Students in grades 9-12 (for school year 2016-2017)

FACULTY

 

61 lay teachers and 7 religious sisters

84% have Master's Degree or higher

Student - teacher ratio 12:1

ACCREDITATION

 

Cor Jesu Academy is accredited by

AdvancedED/North Central Association of

Colleges and Schools (NCA).

SCHEDULE

 

The schedule is an 8-block schedule, which rotates on a

six-day cycle.

Classes meet on alternating days for 85 minutes.

TYPE OF
SCHOOL

 

Cor Jesu Academy is a private, Catholic, college-preparatory

high school owned and operated by the Apostles of the

Sacred Heart of Jesus that offers a program for the total education

of academically talented young women.

SCHOOL
COMMUNITY 

 

Cor Jesu was founded in 1956 in the city of St. Louis and moved

to its present location in St. Louis County in 1965. The school

draws its applicants from 97 elementary schools, both public

and private, as well as home-schooled students.

ADMISSIONS

 

Admission to Cor Jesu is very competitive. It is based on a

personal interview, elementary school standardized

test scores and grades.

CLASS RANKING 

 

Cor Jesu students are not ranked numerically.

 

In keeping with the recommendation of the

NASSP and the North Central Association, all credit subjects

are used in determining honor rolls.

 

CURRICULUM
FEATURES

 

Cor Jesu offers ACC (Advanced College Credit) and ACP  courses under

the auspices of St. Louis University and University of Missouri St. Louis.

 

AP (Advanced Placement) courses are offered in English, Mathematics,

Science, Social Studies, Language, Music and Art.

 

More than 60 honors, AP (Advanced Placement), ACC (Advanced College Credit), 

1818 (college credt through Saint Louis University) and ACP (college credit

through UMSL) courses are available in business, English, foreign languages, math,

science, social studies, theology, art and music

COLLEGE
ATTENDANCE

 

Class of 2015    100% of 161 students

Class of 2014    100% of 124 students

Class of 2013    100% of 150 students

Class of 2012    99% of 152 students

Class of 2011    100% of 146 students

NATIONAL MERIT
PROGRAM

 

                            Finalists           Semifinalists            Commended Students

 

Class of 2015           7                                                                     9

Class of 2014           4                                                                     4 

Class of 2013           7                                                                     6

Class of 2012           5                                                                     9

Class of 2011           6                          1                                         9

Class of 2010           5                                                                     9

Class of 2009           4                                                                     13

COR JESU AVERAGES:
COLLEGE ADMISSION
TESTING

 

Scores Earned Per School Year

Test                2014-15         2013-14      2012-13    2011-12    2010-11    

                         

 

SAT

  Math              658                 700               644           656             645                     

  Critical           675                 662               654           686             697                     

  Reading           

  Writing          672                  699               661           681             675        

 

ACT

                         29                    29.1                28.3        28.7          28.8         

                       (100%)           (100%)            (99%)     (100%)      (99%)      

 

Number in parentheses is percentage of students taking test

   
BRIGHT FLIGHT
SCHOLARSHIPS

71 students (51%) from the class of 2015 earned Bright Flight Scholarships,

based on achieving at least a score of 31 on the ACT or 800 on the SAT in

both Critical Reading and Math. 

 

 

 COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES ACCEPTED BY RECENT GRADUATES

 

The University of Alabama
American University
Arkansas State University
University of Arkansas
Auburn University
Ball State University
Baylor University
Bellarmine University
Belmont University
Benedictine College
Boston University
Bradley University
Butler University
University of Chicago
Clemson University
University of Connecticut
Creighton University
University of Dallas
University of Dayton
University of Denver
DePaul University
DePauw University
Dominican University
Drake University
University of Edinburgh
University of Evansville
Florida Southern College
University of Florida
Fontbonne University
Fordham University
Franciscan University of Steubenville
Georgetown University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Gettysburg College
Gonzaga University
Grand Valley State University
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Illinois Institute of Technology
Illinois State University
Indiana University at Bloomington
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
University of Indianapolis
Iowa State University
The University of Iowa
Kansas State University
University of Kansas
University of Kentucky
Lindenwood University
Loyola Marymount University
Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University New Orleans
Marquette University
Maryville University
The University of Memphis
Miami University, Oxford
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
University of Mississippi
Missouri State University
Missouri University of Science and Technology
University of Missouri Columbia
University of Missouri, Kansas City
University of Missouri, St. Louis
Murray State University
University of Nebraska at Lincoln
New York University
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
University of North Texas
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
University of Notre Dame
University of Oklahoma
University of Oregon
University of Pittsburgh
Purdue University
Regis University
Rice University
Rockhurst University
Saint Louis University
Saint Mary's College
Saint Xavier University
University of San Diego
Santa Clara University
Seton Hall University
University of South Florida, Tampa
University of South Florida, St. Pete
Southeast Missouri State University
University of Southern California
Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
Spring Hill College
University of St. Andrews
St. Cloud State University
St. Edward's University
St. Louis College of Pharmacy
Syracuse University
The University of Tampa
Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University, Galveston
Texas Christian University
The Ohio State University
Trinity College Dublin
Truman State University
Tulane University
University of Tulsa
Vanderbilt University
Villanova University
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Washington University in St. Louis
Webster University
Westminster College
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Xavier University

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Cor Jesu Academy

10230 Gravois Road, St. Louis, MO 63123
314.842.1546 - phone | 314.842.6061 - fax

Accreditation: AdvancED/NCA CASI © 2015, Cor Jesu Academy. All Rights Reserved.