Queen of Peace High School (Illinois)

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Queen of Peace High School
Queen of Peace High School (Illinois) Logo.png
Address
7659 Linder Avenue

,
60459

United States
Coordinates41°45′13″N 87°45′27″W / 41.75361°N 87.75750°W / 41.75361; -87.75750Coordinates: 41°45′13″N 87°45′27″W / 41.75361°N 87.75750°W / 41.75361; -87.75750
Information
TypePrivate, college-preparatory high school
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
Established1962 (1962)
FoundersSinsinawa Dominican Sisters
ClosedJune 30, 2017 (2017-06-30)
Sister schoolSt. Laurence High School
OversightRoman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago
NCES School ID00343853[1]
PrincipalHedi Belkaoui
Teaching staff25.3 (on an FTE basis)[1]
Grades9–12
GenderGirls
Enrollment298 (2015-2016)[1]
Student to teacher ratio11.8[1]
Color(s)Green, White, Black             
Athletics conferenceGirls Catholic Athletic Association
NicknamePride
AccreditationNorth Central Association of Colleges and Schools[2]
PublicationMosaic (Literary Magazine)
NewspaperAmity
YearbookPace
Website

Queen of Peace High School was a private, Roman Catholic, college-preparatory high school for girls in Burbank, Illinois, United States. It was established in 1962 by the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters and was located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago. It closed on June 30, 2017 due to an extended enrollment decline and financial shortfalls.

History[edit]

Queen of Peace High School was established in 1962 by the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters. It used St. Laurence High School for the 1962-63 school year due to construction delays, and began classes in its own newly built facility in September 1963.[3][4] The school closed on June 30, 2017 due to an extended enrollment decline and financial shortfalls.[5][6]

Notable alumnae[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Search for Private Schools – School Detail for Queen of Peace High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  2. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-28.
  3. ^ QOPHS. "Historical Highlights of Queen of Peace". Retrieved 2007-05-11.
  4. ^ Swanson, Lorraine (24 January 2017). "Queen of Peace High School Announces Closing After 55 Years". Oak Lawn, IL Patch. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  5. ^ Podesta, Laura (25 January 2017). "Queen of Peace High School in Burbank closing at end of semester". ABC7 Chicago. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Queen of Peace High School in Burbank to close due to declining enrollment". Daily Southtown. 25 January 2017. Retrieved 27 April 2018.

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