Founded in 1949, Heelen Catholic High School is a co-educational private high school in Sioux City, Iowa. Heelan Catholic offers English as a Second Language, accelerated reading and math programs, tutoring, student mentoring, area education agency services and college-level courses. Their student test scores are consistently above local, state and national averages. Every year over 90% of graduates go onto college, most of them to four-year colleges.
The campus features high-tech classrooms, a state-of-the-art media center, climate-controlled rooms, improved athletic facilities, and flexible, energy-efficient spaces. Their new fieldhouse offers seating for 1600, air conditioning and an indoor track. Each one of their wireless-access classrooms is equipped with a 70-inch Vizio TV to connect with faculty laptops and tablets. Heelan’s five science classrooms feature a lab in each room to enable more hands-on learning without switching rooms.
SPORTS AND ARTS
Bishop Heelan High School is known for its competitive athletics. Their Crusader athletes enjoy a rich history of city, conference and state titles while competing against some of the best teams in the tri-state area.
Their show choirs earn trophies and Marching Band, Jazz Band and Concert Bands shine in competitions.
AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
In addition to an "A" rating on Niche.com, they are also rated #2 Best Catholic High School in Iowa. Their 2020 and 2022 graduating classes include 5 National Merit Scholars.
Twice named an All-America City by the National Civic League and designated as an Iowa Great Place, Sioux City, Iowa serves as the regional hub for educational opportunities. Sioux City is home to Saturday in the Park, one of the largest outdoor music festivals in the Upper Midwest, exciting sports action with USHL Hockey, Champions Indoor Football League and American Association Baseball and Iowa's Outstanding Tourist Attraction, Cone Park. These are just a few things to do in Sioux City, named #5 trendiest city where you can still afford to buy a home!
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