Welcome to Everest

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    Get To Know Us

    Everest Collegiate High School and Academy is an independent, private school providing a Christ-Centered authentically Catholic educational experience designed to develop leaders who are capable of utilizing their strengths, so they can fulfill the unique plan that God has for each of them. We offer a preschool to 12th grade education with a single gender focus on a co-ed campus. Our efforts as a school concentrate on helping students excel in four main areas: Academics, Spiritual Formation, Character Development, and Service to Others. Future leaders welcome.

    Who We Are
  • Eric Medina (West Chicago Community High School) and his mother Martina

    Take A Look

    For a peek inside life at Everest, take a look at our students, faculty, religious and consecrated in action. From athletic events and club activities to music and drama, the beauty that is Everest guides, encourages and supports students in their journey to fulfill God’s will for their lives.

    Experience Everest
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    Come See Us

    No matter what time of year it is, Everest is always ready to welcome you with open arms for a personal tour. We encourage all prospective families to either attend one of our open houses or schedule a tour to truly understand what Everest has to offer. We cannot wait to meet you.

    Schedule A Tour
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    Be A Mountaineer

    Applying to a new school might seem a little daunting, but at Everest, we want to your admissions process to be as simple as possible. We’ve outlined everything you’ll need to do in this easy to follow guideline so you’ll know exactly what to expect. Each step will bring you that much closer to being part of the Everest family. You’ll be a Mountaineer before you know it!

    How To Apply

Mountaineer Moments


  • “Everest is a community that God has blessed with many gifts, and each member of the community generously shares those gifts because they care deeply about our children.”
    -Mr. and Mrs. Carter
  • “Thank you, Everest, for allowing Christ to be present in everything that touches our children.”
    -Mr. and Mrs. Cross
  • Our experience can be wrapped up by truly saying that Everest is more than a school, it is a family and a most thoughtful, kind, and giving one at that.” -Mr. and Mrs. Czach
  • “We are convinced our daughter leaves Everest well-prepared and with a reinforced sense of curiosity and appreciation for the world we live in, including all the good things and the many areas of opportunity this generation can work on.”  -Mr. and Mrs. DeNigris
  • “The primary advantages Everest students receive are the Integral Formation four pillars (especially apostolic & spiritual) that other schools do not have. We thank God for the gift of this school, which helped us raise our children to be the people they are today.”
    -Mr. & Mrs. Luttinen
  • “The environment and opportunities Everest has provided have helped create a young man of character and faith for which we will be forever grateful.  The Everest standard of conduct is a high bar indeed, and we have little doubt as parents that Everest (faculty, staff, and religious) have helped mold our son into the well-formed young man he is today” 
    -Dr. and Mrs. Stafford
  • “Thank you to the Everest faculty for making this type of education possible. As parents, we can see the difference this school is making in all of our children and feel so blessed that we are able to send our kids here.”
    -Mr. & Mrs. Westlake
  • “As we reflect on the men our three boys have become, we fully recognize and appreciate that without the love and passion of the Everest teachers, coaches, and administration, they would not be who they are today.  We will be forever grateful for the warm welcome and the opportunity to be a part of the Everest family.”
    -Mr. & Mrs. Wilborn
  • “We are grateful for Everest’s exquisite academic formation which has prepared our daughter effectively for further educational stages and for life, through analytical thinking skills and habits. Most of all, we are grateful to Everest for exposing her to direct contact with divine grace through the sacraments and prayer opportunities, and instructing her in appreciation of the same, for there is no influence more powerful in the crafting of the human heart.”
    -Mr. & Mrs. Williams

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