Newman Central Catholic School

1101 W 23rd St
Sterling, IL 61081-0610
Tel: (815)625-0500
Grades: 9-12 | 228 students
The mission of the Catholic School is to be an extension of Christ and His Church.
Newman High School seeks to provide students with a firm education in the Catholic faith and an emphasis on college preparatory curriculum.
Newman strives to develop students spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, and physically.
This is facilitated in an environment of faith and Christian service in the Church and society.
Through the cooperation of teachers, students, and parents, Newman Central Catholic High School seeks to realize these goals in a Christ-centered environment enlivened by the values of the Gospel.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1915

Student Body

Total Students 228 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Newman Central Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average ACT score 23
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(dress code listed on the Newman website)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $3,900
Tuition Notes Fees are an additional cost. Scholarships and tuition assistance availble for all.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%


Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Student Council, Key Club, Envirothon, Kairos Key Club, Envirothon, Kairos, Student Council,

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Sauk Valley Christian Academy (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Mary School & Community Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Mary School & Community Middle School (1.4 miles away)
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  • Sterling
    Grades: PK-8 | 256 students
    1.4 miles
    6 W 6th St
    Sterling, IL 61081
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    Christ Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: K-9 | 131 students
    1.8 miles
    2000 18th Ave
    Sterling, IL 61081
  • Rock Falls
    Grades: K-9 | 180 students
    2.4 miles
    701 11th Ave
    Rock Falls, IL 61071
  • Galt
    Grades: PK-12 | 67 students
    3 miles
    Po Box 40
    Galt, IL 61037
  • Dixon
    Grades: PK-8 | 224 students
    11.9 miles
    704 S Peoria Ave
    Dixon, IL 61021

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