Kolbe Cathedral High School

Tel: (203)335-2556
Grades: 9-12 | 325 students
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Kolbe Cathedral High School is a Catholic, co-educational secondary school in the Diocese of Bridgeport serving a multicultural, urban community.
Members of the school community are expected to "Work hard and be nice." The school and family form a partnership to foster the development of young Christian men and women academically, socially, emotionally, and physically.
Successful completion of four years of Kolbe Cathedral produces an individual who exhibits caring for others in the spirit of Christianity, sharing of knowledge, skills and talents for the good of others, and a strength of character that dares to make a difference by living the Gospel message.
Kolbe Cathedral offers a variety of extracurriculur activities for students.
Students are encouraged to participate fully in those activities that interest them.
For the past several years, Kolbe has seen 100% of graduates go on to college.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 325 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
92%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Kolbe Cathedral High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 22 students
Number of AP Courses 3 courses
Advanced Courses Calculus AB, English Language/Comp, U.S. History
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Dress khaki pants, button-down shirt and tie (boys), uniform skirt, KC sweaters or blazers (upper grades). )

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Oct. 17 / Mar. 13 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,950
Tuition Notes Tuition for 2014-2015 is $7950
Admissions Director Henry Rondon

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountrySoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • Kolbe Cathedral High School is a Catholic, co-educational secondary school in the Diocese of Bridgeport serving a multicultural, urban community. Members of the school community are expected to "Work hard and be nice." The school and family form a partnership to foster the development of young Christian men and women academically, socially, emotionally, and physically. Successful completion of four years of Kolbe Cathedral produces an individual who exhibits caring for others in the spirit of Christianity, sharing of knowledge, skills and talents for the good of others, and a strength of character that dares to make a difference by living the Gospel message. Students take classes in a 4 by 4 block schedule. One credit courses run the eighteen weeks of either the fall or spring semester and half credit courses run the nine weeks of a marking period or quarter of the year. The four daily classes are each 80 minutes long. Kolbe Cathedral offers a variety of extracurriculur activities for students. Students are encouraged to participate fully in those activities that interest them.

Profile last updated: 01/29/2015

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Kolbe Cathedral holds high expectations for every student and delivers in providing a strong faith-based, 21st Century education. Not only does Kolbe excel in preparing students for college, but it gives students the skills to thrive in the world beyond!
- Posted by Teacher, 12/19/14

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