Seton Academy (South Holland, Illinois)

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Seton Academy
16100 Seton Drive
South Holland, Illinois 60473
United States
Coordinates41°36′12″N 87°35′9″W / 41.60333°N 87.58583°W / 41.60333; -87.58583Coordinates: 41°36′12″N 87°35′9″W / 41.60333°N 87.58583°W / 41.60333; -87.58583
TypePrivate Catholic Coeducational College Prep High School
MottoEmpowering Faith-Based Scholars and Innovative Leaders
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
AuthorityArchdiocese of Chicago
PrincipalEarl McKay
GradesNinth grade – Twelfth grade
Color(s)     Black
Athletics conferenceChicago Catholic League
Team nameSting
AccreditationNorth Central Association of Colleges and Schools[1]
NewspaperThe Buzz
School fees$200
Tuition$8,150 [1]

Seton Academy is a Catholic coeducational college-preparatory high school.


Seton Academy, a Catholic College Preparatory High School located in South Holland, Illinois, was founded in 1963 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Joseph, a religious order in Cincinnati, Ohio. Originally known as Elizabeth Seton High School, named in honor of Elizabeth Bayley Seton, the first native born American saint and foundress of the Sisters of Charity, the school continues to uphold its four founding cornerstones of Faith, Leadership, Scholarship and Community.

On January 5th, 2016, the Archdiocese of Chicago announced that Seton Academy would close at the end of the 2015-2016 school year due to declining enrollment and increasing operating costs.[2]


Girls Volleyball
Boys and Girls Cross Country
Girls Basketball
Track & Field
Boys Basketball
Softball Football

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on 2009-04-29. Retrieved 2009-07-28.
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