Loyola Academy in Wilmette, IL - Niche

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Loyola Academy is a private Catholic school in Wilmette, Illinois. It has 2,072 students in grades 9-12. There have been 204 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1100 Laramie Ave
Wilmette, IL 60091
(847) 920-2402

Ratings and Reviews
4.0 from 204 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Awesome school but many cliques
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: Most teachers are great and want to help you
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Health & Safety: The school is extremely safe
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Pretty good variety. You will probably find a club you like
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: Teachers are overall very friendly and wanting to help students

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4.00 Fenwick High School 14 mi. 1,220
4.33 The Latin School of Chicago 14 mi. 1,043
4.00 St. Ignatius College Preparatory School 16 mi. 1,378
2.66 De La Salle Institute - Institute Campus 19 mi. 1,108
4.00 Carmel Catholic High School 17 mi. 1,364

Around Loyola Academy

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Male 53%
Female 46%

Student Diversity

Loyola Academy United States Carmel Catholic High School De La Salle Institute - Institute Campus Fenwick High School St. Ignatius College Preparatory School The Latin School of Chicago
White 77.0% 51.0% 86.0% 27.0% 82.0% 67.0% 70.0%
Asian 6.0% 4.8% 3.0% 2.0% 1.0% 3.0% 10.0%
Hispanic 6.0% 25.0% 3.0% 35.0% 8.0% 14.0% 4.0%
African American 6.0% 15.0% 3.0% 34.0% 4.0% 9.0% 5.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.8% 1.0% 0% 2.0% 4.0% 9.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 24.3%
Grade 10 25.4%
Grade 11 25.9%
Grade 12 24.4%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 27 responses

  • 70% Yes
  • 15% Not sure.
  • 15% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 32% Activities you can get involved in
  • 20% Cookies
  • 18% You can always find help
  • 12% Retreaats
  • 10% Kairos
  • 8% Everything

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 27% Activities may not be all that inclusive
  • 23% No diversity, too strict, bad food
  • 18% Too much technology, distracting
  • 18% Little diversity
  • 5% Building is too big
  • 5% College counseling is poor; too much Naviance
  • 5% Very Competitive

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 24 responses

  • 33% Students and teachers who care and want the best u
  • 29% Involved Alumni
  • 21% Jesuit School
  • 8% Elitist attitude
  • 8% Student involvement and student pride

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 27 responses

  • 59% Men and women for others. making the world better
  • 19% Its worth it
  • 11% Stressful, worth it, and men and women for others
  • 11% Stressful

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 45% Have a open mind and get involved
  • 35% Lots of preppy people
  • 15% Find a club or sports team to join early
  • 5% Have an open mind- get involved

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 29 responses

  • 21% I love everything about this school.
  • 69% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 10% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.