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St. Teresa High School (Decatur, Illinois)

St. Teresa High School
2710 North Water Street
Decatur, Illinois, 62526
United States
Coordinates 39°52′21″N 88°57′14″W / 39.87250°N 88.95389°W / 39.87250; -88.95389Coordinates: 39°52′21″N 88°57′14″W / 39.87250°N 88.95389°W / 39.87250; -88.95389

Type private
Motto Serviam
(I will serve.)
Denomination Roman Catholic
Established 1866
Founder Ursuline Sisters
Oversight Diocese of Springfield
Principal Dr. Kenneth Hendriksen
Grades 9-12
Gender coed
Enrollment 300+  (2010)
Campus size 21 acres (85,000 m2)
Color(s) Blue and Orange         
Athletics conference Okaw Valley
Team name Bulldogs
Accreditation(s) North Central Association of Colleges and Schools[1]
Publication The Tattoo (literary magazine)
Yearbook 'Teresian'
Tuition $4,800 (2009-2010)

St. Teresa High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Decatur, Illinois. It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield in Illinois.

St. Teresa was established in 1866 as Academy of St. Teresa by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. The Ursuline Sisters took over in 1868 and operated the school until 1996.[2]

Notable Alumni

External links

  • School website


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