- Central Catholic was founded by Brother Florentius and the Marist Brothers of the Schools in 1935, to provide boys from Lawrence and vicinity the previously unavailable opportunity to receive a Catholic high school education.
- Central Catholic High School, established and conducted by the Marist Brothers of the Schools, is dedicated to the mission of Saint Marcellin Champagnat: to make Jesus known and loved among young people.
- Preparing hearts and minds for college and for life, Central Catholic promotes the spiritual, moral, intellectual, emotional and physical growth of the whole person.
- Students are readied to assume their place as competent and compassionate members of the church and the human family.
- Faculty and students form a Christian living community in which the dignity of each person is respected.
- Central Catholic shows particular regard for students who are educationally at-risk and economically disadvantaged.
- Every student is encouraged to develop their God-given talents and use them in the service of others, particularly the least favored.
- Central Catholic High School, licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Total Students||1353 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 24%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||98 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1
National avg.: 13:1
- School Location Miles Grades Students
AndoverGrades: 9-12 | 1138 students
180 Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
DanversGrades: 6-12 | 1500 students
72 Spring Street
Danvers, MA 01923
MethuenGrades: 9-12 | 217 students
209 Lawrence Street
Methuen, MA 01844
ReadingGrades: 6-12 | 740 students
101 Willow St.
Reading, MA 01867
South HamiltonGrades: 9-12 | 375 students
537 Highland St
South Hamilton, MA 01982