Immaculate High School

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Immaculate High School
Address
73 Southern Boulevard
Danbury, Connecticut
United States
Coordinates 41°22′57″N 73°27′12″W / 41.38250°N 73.45333°W / 41.38250; -73.45333Coordinates: 41°22′57″N 73°27′12″W / 41.38250°N 73.45333°W / 41.38250; -73.45333
Information
Type Private, Coeducational
Motto To Seek Truth is to Seek God
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Patron saint(s) Saint Mary
Established 1962
Superintendent Mary Grace Walsh
School code 070125
President Mary Maloney
Principal Patrick Higgins
Chaplain Deacon Jeff Font
Staff 8
Faculty 37
Grades 912
Enrollment 422 (2014-2015)
Average class size 19
Student to teacher ratio 13:1
Campus size 7 acres (28,000 m2)
Color(s) Blue and White         
Slogan "Mustang Pride"
Fight song Mustang Pride Fight Song
Athletics conference South West Conference
Mascot Mustang
Nickname IHS
Team name Mustangs
Accreditation New England Association of Schools and Colleges[1]
Average SAT scores 1072
Average ACT scores 28
Publication The Mustang Muse
Newspaper The Immaculate Times
Yearbook The Crescent
School fees Ebook fee/Class Fee $470, Immaculate Parent Association fee $50.
Tuition $12,850 per year (2017-2018) [2]
Website
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Immaculate High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Danbury, Connecticut, United States. Overseen by the Diocese of Bridgeport, IHS serves residents of 23 towns in the greater Danbury area.

Immaculate High School, established in 1962, enrolls 400 to 500 male and female students. In 2013, approximately 32% were Danbury residents, 5% residents of the nearest parts of New York, and the residue from Connecticut towns surrounding Danbury. Additional demographics that help define the student body identify 13% as non-Catholic, 2% as Eastern Orthodox and 85% Catholic. Student ethnicity includes 2.5% Hispanic; 1.5% each Asian, Black and Multi-Racial; and 1% American Indian/Pacific Islander. Roughly 4% of the student body are international exchange. The international student exchange program at Immaculate works with students from various countries such as China, Brazil, France, Germany, Lebanon and South Korea.

Athletics[edit]

The Mustang athletic program belongs to the South West Conference and competes in class "S" in most sports. There are 12 varsity sports for men and 13 varsity sports for women.[4]

The school's campus features the "Mustang Valley" multiuse field. This turf field, installed in 2006, is used for football, lacrosse, track, soccer, field hockey and physical education class when weather permits. A new track is also available. The school facility houses a 950-seat gymnasium, a weight room, and a designated wrestling area.

The school has won 24 state championships since the school opened its doors in 1962.[5]

Connecticut State Champions:

  • Men's Basketball 1976, 2012, 2016
  • Women's Soccer (Class "S") 1995, 2003-2006, 2008-2012 (tied in 2006 and 2009) (Class "L") 2014
  • Men's Soccer (Class "S") 1996, 1997 (tied in 1997)
  • Men's Ice Hockey (DII) 1986, 2007
  • Men's Baseball (Class "S") 2001, 2003, 2004
  • Football (Class "S") 1986
  • Women's Cross Country 1997, 2013
  • Women's Lacrosse (Class "S") 2009

Southwestern Connecticut Conference Champions:

  • Men's Ice Hockey 2000, 2003, 2007
  • Men's Basketball 1997, 2012
  • Women's Soccer 1995, 2004, 2005
  • Women's Indoor Track 2012
  • Women's Cross Country 2011

Southern Connecticut Conference Champions:

  • Men's Ice Hockey 2014, 2016

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