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Empowering Young Women Since 1927

Sponsorship

 

Why Should You Support Tepeyac

Our Lady of Tepeyac High School is an all-girls, college preparatory, Catholic high school deeply rooted in the Little Village community.  Tepeyac has been educating and empowering young women since 1927.  We offer young women an opportunity to grow academically, spiritually, and socially. Our students hail from 24 different zip codes across the Chicagoland area.  80% of our students are Latina and 20% of our students are African American. 96% of our students’ families fall below the poverty line and 63% of our students speak Spanish at home.  Average family income is $36,700.  Our parents want a better life for their daughters.

Your Sponsorship Makes A Difference

Supporting Our Lady of Tepeyac High School means having a direct impact on the lives of young women and their families.  Although we have the most reasonable tuition of any Catholic high school in the Chicagoland area, 96% of our students need financial assistance to attend Tepeyac.  In the Class of 2019, 29% of our students were the first in their family to graduate high school and 81% were the first to attend college. Our students are changing the trajectory of their lives and lifting their families as they climb.  Tepeyac young women are engaged in their communities, providing meaningful service, thriving academically, seizing opportunities, and giving back to Tepeyac as they progress.

Tepeyac’s Mission

Our Lady of Tepeyac High School’s mission is to provide a rigorous academic experience where young women are able to develop their own voice, explore new opportunities, support one another, and excel.  For the past eleven years, 100% of our graduates have been accepted to college and many graduate within 4 years.  Our young women have graced the campuses of over 50 colleges including Marquette University, St. Olaf College, Agnes Scott College, DePaul University, and University of Illinois Urbana Champaign.