Catholic Central High School

27225 Wixom Road
Novi, MI 48374-0482
Tel: (248)596-3810
Grades: 9-12 | 1081 students
Detroit Catholic Central High School is the largest Catholic High School in the state of Michigan, with an enrollment of more than 1,000 students.
An all-boys college preparatory school founded by the Basilian Fathers in 1928, CC is rooted in the motto "Teach me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge" and sees 100% of its students accepted to college.
CC is located in Novi, MI, and draws students from the entire Metro Detroit region.
CC prides itself on its spiritual environment, its excellent academics, and its students` passion for extracurricular activities.
The symbol of Detroit Catholic Central is the Shamrock, which honors the founding Fathers` Irish heritage, and its colors are Royal Blue and White in honor of Mary, Alma Mater.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Education Association
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1928

Student Body

Total Students 1081 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Catholic Central High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 25 students
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP American Government, AP American History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP English-Composition, AP English-Literature, AP European History, AP French, AP Latin, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, Honors Advanced Algebra, Honors Biology, Honors Chemistry, Honors English 1, Honors English 2, Honors French 1, Honors French 2, Honors French 3, Honors Latin 1, Honors Latin 2, Honors Latin 3, Honors Physics, Honors Plane Geometry/Trigonometry, Honors Precalculus, Honors Spanish 1, Honors Spanish 2, Honors Spanish 3
Average ACT score 26
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants, polo/oxford shirt, belt, sneakers acceptable)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $11,650
Tuition Notes We do offer multiple options for financial aid service. You must apply for financial aid.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Mr. Jake Marmul


Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Snowboarding, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
GolfIce Hockey,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Team, Boardercross, Chess Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Intramural Basketball, Intramural Cross Country, Intramural Flag Football, Marching Band, Outdoors Club, Robotics Academic Team, Boardercross, Chess Club, Marching Band, Outdoors Club, Robotics, Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
Intramural Basketball,
Intramural Cross Country,
Intramural Flag Football,

School Notes

  • Catholic Central accepts male students who have completed the 8th Grade. To be admitted to the 9th Grade, students must take the STS High School Placement Test, and indicate Catholic Central as a choice of high school. An application is part of the formal admission process and letters of acceptance to Catholic Central are mailed out approximately six to eight weeks after each placement test to those candidates who qualify for admission. Admission to the 10th and 11th grades is based on subjects taken in the previous school and overall GPA at the time of transfer. Catholic Central does not accept transfer students into the 12th grade. Visit our website for more information on our admissions process.
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5.0 Stars   05/04/16
Catholic Central has exceeded our expectations in every way. The academics are second to none, and the academic as well as the administrative teams are also top notch. They are true partners with the parents and the students feel a strong brotherhood as part of CC.
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