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Queen of Peace High School (Illinois)

Queen of Peace High School was a Roman Catholic high school for girls located in Burbank, Illinois. It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago, adjacent to its brother school, St. Laurence High School.

Queen of Peace High School
Address
7659 South Linder Avenue

,
60459

Coordinates41°45′13″N 87°45′27″W / 41.75361°N 87.75750°W / 41.75361; -87.75750Coordinates: 41°45′13″N 87°45′27″W / 41.75361°N 87.75750°W / 41.75361; -87.75750
Information
TypePrivate, Day, College-prep
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
Established1962
FounderSinsinawa Dominican Sisters
Closed30 June 2017
Sister schoolSt. Laurence High School
OversightArchdiocese of Chicago
PresidentAnne O'Malley
PrincipalHedi Belkaoui
Staff77
Grades912
GenderGirls
Average class size26
Student to teacher ratio15:1
Campus typeSuburban
Color(s)Green, White and Black             
Athletics conferenceGirls Catholic Athletic Association
NicknameQOP
Team namePride
AccreditationNorth Central Association of Colleges and Schools[1]
USNWR ranking4
PublicationMosaic (Literary Magazine)
NewspaperAmity
YearbookPace
Tuition$8,750 (2010–2011)
Website

Queen of Peace was established in 1962 by the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters. It used St. Laurence High School for the 1962-63 school year due to construction delays, and began classes in its own newly built facility in September 1963.[2][3] The school closed on 30 June 2017 due to an extended enrollment decline and financial shortfalls.[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-28.
  2. ^ QOPHS. "Historical Highlights of Queen of Peace". Retrieved 2007-05-11.
  3. ^ Swanson, Lorraine (24 January 2017). "Queen of Peace High School Announces Closing After 55 Years". Oak Lawn, IL Patch. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  4. ^ Podesta, Laura (25 January 2017). "Queen of Peace High School in Burbank closing at end of semester". ABC7 Chicago. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Queen of Peace High School in Burbank to close due to declining enrollment". Daily Southtown. 25 January 2017. Retrieved 27 April 2018.

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