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.
Plunkett Park S West Ave & W Utley Rd, Elmhurst, IL60126 Named after the Rev. Msgr. William J. Plunkett, a priest at Immaculate Conception Parish in Elmhurst, Plunkett Park is a…More prime spot for baseball games under the lights. Immaculate Conception High School used the land for its athletic field prior to selling the property to the Park District in 1971. The school still hosts home games here. At the south end of Plunkett Park is Courts Plus, a center for health, sports and fitness run by the Elmhurst Park District. Courts Plus includes a lap pool, fitness center, racquet sports, a climbing wall and lots of group exercise classes.