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: 13:1
  • Average Classroom size: 19
  • 52% of Andrean faculty members have a Master’s Degree or higher
  • 12 Advanced Placement classes; 28 Honors classes offered
  • 15 consecutive years of National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
  • Most students earn a qualifying score on AP Exams
  • Four stars awarded by the Indiana Department of Education

By the numbers – Class of 2017

+ 99% of the students are going on to a 4-year college or 2-year college
+ One student joined the military 
+ The Guidance office processed 1,566 college transcripts
+ Students applied to 334 colleges

Class of 2017 Colleges and Universities

Alderson Broaddus College
Alverno College
American Academy of Art
Aquinas College
Arizona State University
Aurora University
Ball State
Bethany College
Blackbird Academy
Boston University
Butler University
Calumet College of St. Joseph
Fisk University
Hillsdale College
Holy Cross
Howard University
Indiana State University
Indiana Tech
Indiana University – Bloomington
Indiana University – Northwest
Iowa Central
Ivy Tech – East Chicago
Ivy Tech – Gary & Crown Point
Ivy Tech – Indianapolis
Jackson State University
Marquette University
Minnesota State
North Central College – Naperville
Notre Dame
Oberlin College
Purdue – Hammond
Purdue – West Lafayette
Purdue Northwest
Quincy University
Robert Morris College
Savannah College of Art & Design
St. Mary’s Notre Dame
The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
University of Arizona
University of Birmingham AUM
University of Evansville
University of Houston
University of Indianapolis
University of Kentucky
University of Wisconsin -Stevens Point
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Valparaiso University
Wabash College
Wabash Valley
Washington University St. Louis
William Penn University


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


Did You Know?

  • Shadow Day Program: By appointment only: contact Jim Nohos, Director of Enrollment Management, Phone: 219-887-5959 ext. 260, jnohos@andreanhs.com

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!