Immaculate Conception High School 217 S Cottage Hill Ave, Elmhurst, IL60126 Immaculate Conception High School is a private coeducational Roman Catholic school, affiliated with the Immaculate…More Conception Parish. The school offers a rigorous secular and faith-based curriulum, designed to prepare students for college. In addition to traditional classes, programs in business, technology and fine arts are also available. The school also features a full athletic department and a variety of clubs and extracurricular activities.
Immaculate Conception Parish holds Mass in the chapel at 5:15 p.m. Saturday, and at 7:30, 9 and 11 a.m. and 5:15 p.m.…More Sunday. Mass is held weekdays in the church at 6:15 and 7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, and at 8 a.m. Saturday.
IC is the oldest Catholic parish in Elmhurst. As early as 1862, the church was established as a mission; it became a parish in 1876.
Immaculate Conception Grade School was founded in 1900 with 40 students in eight grades and staffed by two sisters and a postulant. High school classrooms were added in 1936. It was the first co-educational Catholic high school in DuPage County. It graduated its first class in 1940.
Today, the ICHS Knights participate in football, volleyball, golf and cross country, along with a plethora of clubs and organizations.
The parish that began with 20 families is now made up of more than 2,400 households.