Our students excel academically

St. Anthony offers a comprehensive curriculum where students are encouraged to discover and develop their individual talents and potential. SAHS students’ academic achievement is truly remarkable, and we want you to be part of this success. Each year, over 92% of the senior class continues their education at colleges and universities locally and across the nation.



student-teacher ratio, ensuring direct faculty engagement and attention.


of graduates last year were college bound


2023 average ACT Score outperforming state averages


in scholarships earned by last year’s class


We'll give you a head start at college

Courses for college-level credit are available through our strong Advanced Placement Program and through Dual Credit with Lake Land College. Dual Credit courses provide a rigorous college curriculum and enable students to receive college credit. St. Anthony High School offers the most AP classes in a five-county area.

Dual Credit Classes

Dual credit courses provide a rigorous college curriculum and enable students to receive college credit.

  • Intro to Literature
  • Composition

AP Classes

Advanced Placement courses provide a rigorous college curriculum with an opportunity for students to receive college credit.

  • Calculus
  • Statistics
  • Biology

Curriculum by year


Expand your horizons with our unique courses

We customize your course schedule to fit your interests and goals. Modified classes are available for those who may need academic assistance in certain areas.

A few of our unique course offerings include:

  • Mobile Makers App Coding
  • Effingham County CEO program
  • Health Occupations
  • Construction Trades Education Curriculum
  • Dave Ramsey’s Foundations in Personal Finance
complete curriculum guide

SAHS is accredited by the Illinois State Board of Education and the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCACASI). SAHS is a member of National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA).

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Be a Bulldog.

We welcome you to become part of the St. Anthony family. Meet our administrators, tour our facilities, or visit a classroom.