Cantwell-Sacred Heart Of Mary

329 N Garfield Ave
Montebello, CA 90640-0906
Tel: (323)887-2066
Grades: 9-12 | 499 students
Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary, a College Preparatory High School owned and operated by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, provides an educational environment which promotes Gospel values, celebrates diversity, develops self-worth and respect for others, encourages personal responsibility, and challenges students to share their gifts in building a just and peaceful society.
Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary High School is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and offers curricular and co-curricular activities providing all students with opportunities to pursue their interests in a supportive learning environment.
The curriculum prepares students for admission to four-year university programs and other career challenges.
The co-curricular program encourages students to develop mental and physical skills, a healthy competitive spirit, teamwork, and self-discipline.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1947

Student Body

Total Students 499 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Cantwell-Sacred Heart Of Mary Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 27 students
Number of AP Courses 7 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Studio Art
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants, polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,980
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,200
Admissions Director Rebecca Velasquez
Admissions Associate Mary Blanco (Internationals)


Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
SwimmingTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, California Scholarship Federation, Cardinal Watch Club, Chess Club, Dance Club, Drama Club, Engineering Club, Environmental Club, Faith, Hope & Love, Film Club, Lego Club, National Honor Society, Peace & Justice Club, Science Club, Spanish Club, Student Council (ASB), Varsity Club, Yearbook Art Club, Chess Club, Dance Club, Drama Club, Film Club, Lego Club, Science Club, Spanish Club, Varsity Club, Yearbook, California Scholarship Federation,
Cardinal Watch Club,
Engineering Club,
Environmental Club,
Faith, Hope & Love,
National Honor Society,
Peace & Justice Club,
Student Council (ASB),

School Notes

  • Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary is a Catholic coeducational high school whose philosophy and mission is based on the call of the United States Catholic Bishops, "To Teach as Jesus Did." CSHM accepts students on a space available basis. CSHM charges tuition for its educational services. CSHM has admissions requirements pertaining to academic standards, behavior and attendance as determined by the Dean of Admissions and the Principal.
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