Catholic schools have been providing superior education for decades, but we can also show you how the results obtained by outside agencies support our claims.
Our innovative and rigorous curriculum, presented within an atmosphere of diversity and with a global perspective, provides students with an education well above the national standard.
99% of students who attend Catholic high schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 86% attend 4-year colleges. (NCEA)
16.4% of Catholic school students are not Catholic. (NCEA)
Catholic schools provide over $24 billion a year in savings for the nation. (NCEA)
Our schools provide a safe, nurturing environment for the whole family with an emphasis on moral education, community, and service.
The largest private school system in the United States is operated by the Roman Catholic Church. (National Center for Educational Statistics)
Catholic high school students perform 111,800 hours of community service at more than 700 different organizations, demonstrating faith in action.
The national student/teacher ratio in Catholic schools is 13:1. (NCEA)
Catholic school education is filled with success stories in the classroom and beyond. The following are just some examples of distinguished Catholic school graduates:
President Barack Obama
President Bill Clinton
Martin Scorsese, director, producer, screenwriter, actor, film historian
Mark Mazzetti, Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist for the New York Times
Joseph M. McShane, President of Fordham University
Christopher Ferguson, NASA space shuttle Atlantis pilot