Joliet Catholic Academy:
Located in Joliet in Will and Kendall Counties, Illinois, approximately 40 miles south-west of Chicago, Joliet Catholic Academy (JCA) is a co-educational Catholic college preparatory high school, co-sponsored by the Joliet Franciscan Sisters and the Carmelites of the Most Pure Heart of Mary. Academic excellence is one of the hallmarks of Joliet Catholic Academy; students are well prepared to attend the college of their choice after moving through JCA's education program. Our diverse curriculum helps students to achieve their maximum intellectual potential, through three academic programs: College Prep, Upper College Prep and Honors / Accelerated. Each year, we have a 100% graduation rate. Email: Contact us below ( or request a callback ).
With an enrollment over 750 and a student-teacher ratio of 16:1, personal and individualized attention is afforded to students. JCA has graduated over 21,000 alumni in the US and abroad. JCA is recognized by the Illinois State Board of Education, accredited by the North Central Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges, and a member of the East Suburban Catholic Conference.
Placement is determined by evidence of the student’s prior academic performance (grades), standardized test scores and teacher recommendations.
- College Prep program
- Upper College Prep program
- Advanced Placement & Honors / Accelerated program
- Learning Resource program
- Honors Program
: The intent of the Honors Program is to challenge academically gifted and talented students, provide them with a rigorous program to meet their needs, and encourage them to reach their full academic potential.
- Advanced Placement & Honors / Accelerated Program
: Advanced Placement courses are offered to juniors and seniors in English IV, U.S. Government, Calculus, Biology, European History, U.S. History, and Chemistry.