Facts You Should Know


Andrean High School is a Roman Catholic, diocesan secondary school with a primary focus on a college preparatory course of studies. The school is accredited by the Indiana Department of Education as well as AdvancED. Located in Northwest Indiana, the school serves students from over 30 communities including some students from Northeastern Illinois. The school operates on a traditional nine period day. Andrean is committed to the education of the whole person, and while emphasis is placed on academics, students deepen their faith through retreats, liturgical celebrations, and service projects, while developing their talents and interests through a broad spectrum of extracurricular activities. The school also has extensive Advanced Placement, Honors, and Dual Credit Course Programs.

Andrean –Enter to Learn Christ, Leave to serve Him.

Academic Excellence

Student /Teacher Ratio: 18:1

  • 12 Advanced Placement classes; 28 Honors classes offered
  • 14 consecutive years of National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
  • Most students earn a qualifying score on AP Exams
  • 4 stars awarded by the Indiana Department of Education

By the numbers – Class of 2016

+ The class of 2016 was awarded $4,511,838 in scholarships
+ 97% of the students are going on to a 4-year college
+ 2% are going on to a 2-year college
+ The Guidance office processed 821 college transcripts
+ Students applied to 212 colleges


Class of 2016 Colleges and Universities

Arizona State University
Aurora University
Ball State
Berklee College of Music (Boston)
Brown Mackie
Butler University
C.P. Comm Fo
DePaul University
DePauw
Don Roberts Beauty School
Fashion Institute of Design
Ferris State University
Fisk University
Gonzaga University
Illinois State University
Indiana University – Northwest
Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne
Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis
Indiana University-Bloomington
Iowa Central
Ivy Tech (Valparaiso)
Ivy Tech East Chicago
Lincoln Memorial University (TN)
Loyola University
Marion University
Marquette University
Miami University
Michigan Tech
New York University
Notre Dame University
Olivette Nazarene
Philander Smith College
Purdue North Central
Purdue University-Calumet
Purdue West Lafayette
Rose-Hulman
St. Joseph’s College
St. Louis Community College
St. Louis University
St. Mary’s (Notre Dame)
Tennessee State University
University of Chicago
University of Michigan
University of Oregon
University of St. Francis-Fort Wayne
University of the Cumberlands
University of Toledo
Universtiy of Houston-Main Campus
Universtiy of St. Francis-Fort Wayne
Valparaiso University
Vincennes University
Wabash
Xavier University



Atmosphere

Andrean is committed to excellence in preparing young adults to think critically and become confident, sensitive, Christian leaders capable of adapting and contributing to the world community. With an ethnically diverse student body, Andrean has a unique atmosphere known as the “Andrean family” which reaches across students, parents, teachers and alumni. Once you are a “Fighting 59er” you are a ‘Niner for Life.

Religious Values

Andrean seeks to enrich its educational mission by fostering a greater sense of spirituality among its students. This is a critical time in their religious development, and Andrean uses that opportunity to help them explore spiritual experiences and values in an environment where Catholic values are understood and experienced. Andrean is a community that aims at a unique fusion of Christian living and reaching academic goals. Also, we practice respect and tolerance as a part of our classroom learning.

Religious activities include:

  • Daily prayer
  • Annual class retreats
  • Monthly All School Mass
  • Daily Masses offered
  • Reconciliation Services
  • Required Community Service Hours
  • Yearly required Theology courses
  • Special Rosary Services in our Grotto

Student at Grotto

Did You Know?

  • Shadow Day Program for eighth-grade students runs from November 15th until April 14th.      (By appointment only: contact Janice Reynolds at 219.887.5959 ext. 234)

Andrean High School offers over 30 Athletic Teams, Four State -Ranked Academic Teams and over 30 different clubs and activities. There is something for everyone!