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Brother Rice High School

Private Day School – Chicago , Illinois

Brother Rice High School is a private, all-male, Roman Catholic college preparatory high school found on the far southwest side of Chicago. On a beautiful campus neighboring Saint Xavier University, the 800 students mostly come from the local Chicago neighborhoods. Brother Rice proudly offers students the opportunity to take part in one of threeacademic programs meant to prepare them for the next stage in life after graduation.

The Brother Rice High School campus includes up-to-date classrooms and facilities for their curriculum and many activities offered to students.

Brother Rice students take part in various sports including baseball, football, and golf. As some of the more unique team opportunities, Brother Rice also competes in bass fishing
and bowling and water polo. Two of the more successful Crusaders sports are football and rugby with the rugby team winning nine state championships and one national
championship since the team’s founding. Students are also encouraged to participate in the arts with several courses being offered in art, music, and theater.

As the third largest city in the United States, Chicago is a popular destination for many businesses and students. International high school students attending Brother Rice will
be able to travel from Mount Greenwood, one of Chicago’s 77 community areas, to downtown Chicago in about an hour via public transportation. Some famous sites and
food in Chicago include the Chicago Bean, Buckingham Fountain, and Deep Dish Pizza. Students will also have the chance to visit nearby universities like the Art Institute of
Chicago, Loyola University, DePaul and many more.

Located about 40 minutes southwest of downtown Chicago

Area Population: 2.7 million
City Website: City of Chicago

Estimated Start Date: Mid-August
Estimated End Date: Late May

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23 Acres

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Foreign Languages

  • French
  • German
  • Latin
  • Spanish

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  • Art
  • Design
  • Orchestra
  • Theater

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • European History
  • French Language and Culture
  • German Language and Culture
  • Music Theory
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • United States Government and Politics
  • United States History


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country Running
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Rugby
  • Sailing
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Waterpolo
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Anime
  • Band
  • Bowling
  • Campus Ministry
  • Chess
  • Dance
  • Diversity
  • Drama
  • Fishing
  • French
  • Key Club
  • Literary Magazine
  • Math Team
  • National Honor Society
  • School Newspaper
  • Pep Band
  • Tennis
  • Yearbook
  • Volleyball

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Arizona State University, University of Arizona, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Colorado - Boulder, Columbia College, University of Illinois - Chicago, Illinois Institute
of Technology, Lake Forest College, Miami University - Oxford, Michigan Technological University, University of Michigan, Milwaukee School of Engineering, University of Notre Dame, University of Oregon, Pennsylvania State University, Purdue University, Rensselaer Polytech Institute, University of San Francisco, St. John’s University, Stonehill College, University of Tampa, University of Texas, Pan American Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy, Walsh University, Washington University - St. Louis, University of Wisconsin - Madison

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Closest International and Local Airports: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)
For Details Visit Website: Brother Rice High School

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