#1 Catholic School in Illinois

#1 All-Girls School in Illinois

2020 National Blue Ribbon School

COMPETE

From athletics to robotics, mathematics to music, a Woodlands education is as much about what goes on outside the classroom as within it. Our programs encourage each student to try something new and compete to the highest of her ability.

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ENGAGE

Girls are front and center in our classrooms and our teachers can teach in the ways that girls learn best. Each student at Woodlands develops meaningful relationships with adults and is encouraged to take an active role in her learning.

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EXPLORE

Woodlands Academy’s curriculum encourages girls to explore their talents, broaden their horizons, and learn what it means to be a global citizen. Our Center for Global Studies is an integral part of that.

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LEAD

Every day our students are surrounded with powerful examples of young women taking charge and making a difference in their world. And it starts from day one.

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Woodlands News

Woodlands Academy has National Merit Scholarship winner

Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart proudly announces that one of its senior class members has joined an elite group by receiving a highly prestigious cash award from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Gianna Keuer is one of 2,500 merit scholars nationwide receiving a $2,500 scholarship. She is pictured here following her designation as a Finalist in February.

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Woodlands Academy celebrates May Crowning

Woodlands Academy’s May Crowning Mass was held Friday, May 3, as a reminder that Mary’s example continues to endure 2,000 years after her Assumption. May Crowning is a traditional way within the Catholic Church to honor Mary, the Mother of Jesus, by crowning her statue with a wreath of flowers. Senior Greer Talty was chosen for the honor of performing that task this year. 

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Woodlands Academy seniors celebrate college decisions

Members of Woodlands Academy’s Class of 2024 have had some difficult decisions to make – most had done so by May 1, the traditional national college decision day. College applications submitted by Woodlands’ 35 seniors were accepted at a total of 123 institutions in the U.S. and Europe. And as of May 1, Woodlands’ seniors had been awarded $2 million in scholarships.

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    Instilling Faith

    Faith in self, in potential, in beliefs
    Faith in each other, and in the power of understanding the world

    Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart

    Building community

    A community of risk-takers, of profound thinkers, and of informed leaders.
    A community of scholarship and of reciprocal respect, and of young women of the Sacred Heart

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    inspiring courage

    Courage to be brave, to be authentic, to speak up, to act, to leave an imprint for good
    Courage to be global citizens empowered to change the world.