DePaul Catholic High School

1512 Alps Road
Wayne, NJ 07470-0747
Tel: (973)694-3702
Grades: 8-12 | 612 students
DePaul Catholic High School provides a Catholic experience of educational sharing which promotes, protects, and nurtures the dignity of each person while fostering a communal commitment of love and service to all of God's people.
Our staff and administration are dedicated to providing you with the finest possible educational experience in a safe, supportive environment, rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
We believe the values rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ call for all members of the educational community to recognize their need for: spiritual growth centered in Christ; a developed intellect; physical health; emotional maturity; and a commitment to the respect for others in the moral, cultural, and civic arenas.
We believe DePaul Catholic provides students the opportunity to strive for excellence and learn according to their ability.
We believe in challenging students to think critically, communicate effectively, develop a sense of social and moral justice, and live accordingly.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
AdvancED
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Year Founded 1956

Student Body

Total Students 612 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size 22 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(golf shirt and pants/skirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 13 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,200
Tuition Notes $350 technology fee covers the 1:1 tablet program
% on Financial Aid
65%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,500
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director John Merritt
Admissions Associate Denise Petriello

Sports

Total Sports Offered 22 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Figure Skating, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter Track, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballBowling,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceFigure Skating,
FootballGolf,
GymnasticsIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,
Winter TrackWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 38 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Art Honor Society, Astronomy Club, Biology Team, Chemistry Team, Chess Club, Dramatic Production, Forensics, Gold Key Club, Great Books Club, Ham Radio Club, Instrumental Music Lessons, Interact Club, Literary Magazine, Math Honor Society, Math League, Media Aides, Medical Science Club, Mock Trial Team, Music Ministry, Musical Production, National Honor Society, Office Assistants Club, Peer Ministry, Right to Life Club, Robotics Club, School Newspaper, Science Honor Society, Ski Club, Spanish National Honor Society, Stage Crew, Student Council, Student Government, Talent Show, Theology Honor Society, Tutoring Program, Yearbook Club, Youth Group Art Club, Astronomy Club, Biology Team, Chemistry Team, Chess Club, Forensics, Gold Key Club, Ham Radio Club, Interact Club, Math League, Media Aides, Music Ministry, Peer Ministry, Robotics Club, Ski Club, Stage Crew, Talent Show, Yearbook Club, Youth Group, Art Honor Society,
Dramatic Production,
Great Books Club,
Instrumental Music Lessons,
Literary Magazine,
Math Honor Society,
Medical Science Club,
Mock Trial Team,
Musical Production,
National Honor Society,
Office Assistants Club,
Right to Life Club,
School Newspaper,
Science Honor Society,
Spanish National Honor Society,
Student Council,
Student Government,
Theology Honor Society,
Tutoring Program,

School Notes

  • College Preparatory Program;Vincentian Scholars Program;Wireless Internet Network;Individual Tablet PC Laptop for all Staff and Students;Field Turf Sports Facility;Advanced Placement Courses in all Disciplines;Robotics Club;Campus Ministry and Christian Service Program

Profile last updated: 09/09/2015

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