Facts about Walsh Jesuit High School
Walsh Jesuit was initially funded by a generous gift from the late Cornelius and Jane Walsh, whose portraits are hanging outside the hallway across from the Chapel.
- Founded in 1964, Walsh Jesuit High School is a four-year, co-educational, private, Catholic, Jesuit college preparatory high school.
- Walsh Jesuit draws students from an eight-county area and more than 120 middle and parochial schools.
- As one of 47 Jesuit high schools and 28 Jesuit colleges and universities across the country, Walsh Jesuit operates in the spirit of St. Ignatius Loyola, guiding its students to be intellectually competent, open to growth, loving, religious, and committed to doing justice.
- Recognized twice as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education.
- All of Walsh Jesuit's academic programs are college preparatory with 99% of graduates attending colleges and universities across the country.
- 17 Advanced Placement and 17 Honors course offerings
- 25 course credits required at graduation
- 110 acre campus featuring 5 outdoor athletic fields, 5,000 meter cross country track, 1,600 seat gymnasium, a field house, and wrestling room
- Walsh Jesuit's athletic program has won 39 State Championships and 7 National Championships.
- Walsh Jesuit offers 14 varsity men's and 14 varsity women's athletic teams.
- Walsh Jesuit High School does NOT award academic or athletic scholarships. Instead, Walsh Jesuit is committed in providing financial assistance for qualifying families. 25% of all students at Walsh Jesuit receive financial assistance.
- Current enrollment: 1080 students (52% male, 48% female)