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Highlights for the Class of 2021

(to date)

Academic Achievements

Athletic Achievements

(See More Athletic Accomplishments Here)

ACT Scores.

28 Friars to Play Collegiate Athletics.

  • 3 perfect ACT Scores.

6 NCAA Athletic Grant Awards.

  • Top 10% ACT Average: 34.5.
2 Regional, Sectional, Super Sectional Championships (Most sports did not have a State Series due to Covid-19).
  • Top 25% ACT Average: 32.9.
40 All-Conference Athletes.
  • Top 50% ACT Average: 30.55.
2 All-State Athletes.
  • ACT Composite: 27.24.
3 Academic All-State Nominees.

24 Students recognized in the National Merit Program.

 
  • 5 Finalists.
 
  • 14 Commended.
 
  • 5 National Recognition Finalists.
 

63 Illinois State Scholars, Appeals for 39 pending.

 

199 Presidential Scholars (68% of class).

 

4 Evans Scholars.

 

2 appointments to the United States Military Academy and the United States Naval Academy.

 

TEAMS and ACES both achieved State Championships.

 

 

College Matriculation

The class of 2021 is attending 97 institutions across the country and nation (See the full list here).
 

Out of the US News Top 50 National Schools we have 82 Friars at 18 Universities (28% of the class) and out of the US News Top 50 Liberal Arts Schools we have 6 Friars at 5 Universities (2% of the class).

Top 50 National Schools

Top 50 Liberal Arts Schools

#6 University of Chicago (1 Friar) #6 United States Naval Academy (1 Friar)
#9 Northwestern University (2 Friars) #15 United States Military Academy (1 Friar)
#12 Duke University (1 Friar) #36 College of the Holy Cross (2 Friars)
#14 Brown University (2 Friars) #40 Occidental College (1 Friar)
#14 Vanderbilt University (1 Friar) #47 DePauw University (1 Friar)
#19 University of Notre Dame (17 Friars)  
#23 Georgetown University (1 Friar)  
#24 University of Michigan--Ann Arbor (4 Friars)  
#24 University of Southern California (1 Friar)  
#28 Wake Forest University (1 Friar)  
#30 Tufts University (1 Friar)  
#35 Boston College (4 Friars)  
#35 Georgia Institute of Technology (1 Friar)  
#41 Tulane University (5 Friars)  
#42 Case Western Reserve University (1 Friar)  
#42 University of Wisconsin--Madison (13 Friars)  
#47 University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign (23 Friars)  
#49 Northeastern University (3 Friars)  

 

Find our Collegiate Friars on the Map

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Counselor College Campus Visits

Over the past year, members of Student Services have visited the following campuses in order to better advise our students, and promote Fenwick with members of the admissions staffs at each Institution
 

  • DePaul University
  • Marquette University
  • Tulane University - Louisiana
  • University of New Hampshire
  • DePauw University - Indiana
  • North Park University
  • University of Chicago
  • University of South Alabama
  • Eckerd College - Florida
  • Saint Ambrose University - Iowa
  • University of Houston
  • University of St. Thomas- Minnesota
  • Hamline University - Minnesota
  • Saint Mary's University - Minnesota
  • University of Illinois - Chicago
  • University of Tampa - Florida
  • Illinois State University
  • Saint Norbert University - Wisconsin
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
 

Tentative College Visitation Calendar

Register for College Visits: Here

*Please note that this calendar reflects requested dates/times; however, they may not necessarily be confirmed.  Please double check Naviance to confirm finalized visitations.

 

College Preparation

College Placement:  Sites to help you plan and implement the college search and application process

Standardized Testing:  Information about testing for college

College Financial Aid & Scholarship Resources: Websites that can help you navigate college costs and applying for scholarships and aid

College Athletic Resources: If you want to pursue playing a sport in college, these will help you

College Search & Organizational Resources

Things to Know When Applying

  • No class rank reporting
  • Weighted GPA System
  • Fenwick's School Code: 143-240
  • Class of 2021 Size: 292

 

Archived Class Pages

Class of 2020

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