Blue Ribbon Awards

2008 Blue Ribbon 2014 Blue Ribbon
Honored in 2008 and 2014, Saint Viator High School has been selected as a National Blue Ribbon School by the United States Department of Education. This is the highest national award that a school can receive. This marks two awards in a row for Saint Viator, as schools are only eligible every six years.


For the fourth consecutive year, Saint Viator High School in Arlington Heights has been recognized with the AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award. Given annually by the College Board, the award recognizes schools for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science courses, specifically AP Computer Science A and AP Computer Science Principles.

According to information provided by the College Board, Saint Viator was one of only 199 schools to be recognized for achieving this important result in AP Computer Science A.

Apple Distinguished School

Saint Viator High School has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for 2022-2025 for its ongoing commitment to innovation and the use of technology to enhance student learning. The school was also designated with the same recognition for 2015-2017, 2017-2019, and 2019-2022.

Top STEM School

Saint Viator ranked 1392nd in their Top 5000 STEM Schools of 2020. According to Nancy Cooper, Global Editor and Chief, “Newsweek, with its long history of reporting on scientific breakthroughs, technological revolutions and societal challenges, partnered with to rank America’s Best STEM High Schools.”
“We found schools in every region of the country that offer skilled teachers who keep up with developments in these fields and who create dynamic learning environments to engage their students,” said Cooper.

Alumni Recognition

Saint Viator High School's efforts to thank and recognize the members of our Sacred Heart of Mary and Saint Viator family who have served in our country's military continue.

Our interactive alumni display allows students, parents, alumni, and friends of the school to search for Sacred Heart of Mary and Saint Viator military members - both retired and active - when they visit the school, and also online. View the display.
Located in Arlington Heights, IL, Saint Viator High School is a private, co-ed, Catholic school for grades 9-12. Students benefit from a challenging academic program, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.