Catalyst Maria is a dynamic, vibrant school community committed to producing exceptional results in a variety of areas! 

Level 1+

Catalyst Maria's 2015-2016 SQRP rating (highest rating possible!)


Catalyst-Maria's cumulative attendance rate during the 2015-2016 school year


Catalyst Maria family attendance at quarterly Progress Report conferences.

Well Organized 

2016 Catalyst Schools network My School, My Voice survey result for continued school improvement (highest rating possible)


3-8 grade scholars' Spring 2015-Spring 2016 reading growth was better than 88% of schools nationally  


Catalyst Maria High School had the 12th highest growth in Chicago for Hispanic scholars on the ACT 

Top 16%

Catalyst Maria High School was in the top 16% of Chicago high schools for college enrollment

$15.6 million

Scholarships awarded to Catalyst Maria Class of 2016


College acceptances by the 130 scholars in Catalyst Maria HS Class of 2016


Accepted Catalyst Maria scholars to prestigious Chicago Scholars program


Catalyst Maria scholars receiving full tuition scholarships from OneGoal


Senior scholars qualifying for up to 8 college credits in Dual Enrollment partnership with City Colleges of Chicago.  CMHS scholars have earned 221 college credits, with the average Dual Enrollment scholar earning 5.96 credits with a collective 3.07 GPA in dual enrollment/city colleges.  The cap on city colleges Dual Enrollment is 100 per college, and Catalyst Maria has 75 of those spots for the 2016-2017 school year (the 7th highest of 189 participating high schools in Chicago)!


Average years growth in Reading and Math from Spring 2015 to Spring 2016 on NWEA for a K-8 Catalyst Maria scholar



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