8th grade girls who were unable to or did not take the Entrance Exam at another Catholic High School can register to take the McAuley Make-Up Entrance Exam on Saturday, December 9, 2023. Learn more and pre-register!
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Anything but typical. She is kind and compassionate. She is a problem solver and a future-ready leader. She doesn't just fit in, she stands out. Empowered by our dynamic curricular offerings and talented faculty, she steps out of her comfort zone to discover her best self.
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The first step in the admissions process is to take the Entrance Exam at Mother McAuley on Saturday, December 4.
The Brother Rice and Mother McAuley band invites you to join us for Mrs. B's Annual Bandcake Breakfast on Sunday, December 10th!
The priority deadline for financial aid applications for the 2024-2025 school year is December 18, 2023.
Mother McAuley students are compelled by Mercy to serve the needs of others. During this season of giving, we want to highlight Olivia Scarsella '24! Olivia organized a peer-to-peer clothing drive to give back to high school students in temporary living situations.
8th grade girls are encouraged to take the Entrance Exam at Mother McAuley and become a Mighty Mac! The test will take place on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 8:00 a.m.
McAuley competed in their first ever Scholastic Bowl meet on Tuesday, November 7. Varsity kicked off the meet with a win in their first round against Mount Carmel. Junior Varsity ended the meet with a win in their round against St. Rita. Congrats to these Mighty Macs!
Congratulations to the entire company of CHICAGO on a weekend filled with show-stopping performances to a sold-out auditorium!
Sra. Zeilner and Sra. DeYoung's Spanish 4 classes attended a field trip to the National Museum of Mexican Art in Pilsen.
More than 50% of McAuley Students received a free, potentially life-saving ECG screening yesterday at our Young Hearts for Life event.
The Mighty Macs won the 2023 Class 4A State Championship on Saturday, November 11. On Monday, November 13, the team brought the trophy home in style! Members of the local, county, and state police and fire departments escorted the team onto our turf field, where our school community gathered for a victory rally.
Yesterday, our school gathered in Circle Drive for a ceremony in honor of Veteran’s Day. We welcomed back Brigid Barkmeier ‘20, United States Air Force Academy First Degree Cadet, to speak with students about the military academies and participate in the ceremony.
Our annual Celebration Gala will be held on Thursday, February 1 at the University Club of Chicago. This benefit provides tuition assistance to Mother McAuley students. This year, we are honoring Bridget Gainer '86, Nora Gainer '88, Maureen Gainer Reilly '93, Mary Gainer, MD '96 and Sheila Gainer '99 with the distinguished Catherine McAuley Leadership Award, as well as Sr. Marion Johnson, RSM as a Life Trustee.
Class of 2013 - Please join us for a special evening on December 8th to celebrate your 10 year reunion!
We kicked off our school day with a MacNation Pep Rally to celebrate the successful seasons of all of the fall sports teams AND to send our volleyball team off to STATE!! It was a MAC-TASTIC morning!
We welcomed five alumnae back to McAuley today to speak on a panel about their specialized career field in Nursing. Students heard from a variety of nurses in the women's health and pediatric settings, including a NICU Nurse, Pediatric Nurse, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Nurse, Nurse Manager of Maternal Fetal Medicine, and our very own Mother McAuley School Nurse.
100% College acceptance rate for the past 10 graduating classes
12:1 Student teacher ratio
71% Faculty hold a Master's Degree or higher
29 Average upper quartile ACT score
19 Advanced Placement Courses
7 Academic Honors Societies