John Carroll Catholic High School

300 Lakeshore Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35209-0352
     Tel: (205)940-2400
Grades: 9 - 12 | 626 students
John Carroll Catholic is an extraordinary high school featuring: a beautiful campus high on a hill in southwest Birmingham, Alabama; a well-educated and devoted faculty and staff of about 70, a diverse student body of about 620; and outstanding academic, spiritual, fine arts, library, guidance, sports, and extracurricular programs that offer students a complete high school experience and opportunities to develop into well-rounded young people who are ready to take the next steps into adulthood.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1947

Student Body

Total Students 626 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 27%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students
Average ACT score 23

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director John DeRulle


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
SwimmingTrack and Field,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Shades Mountain Christian School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shades Mountain Christian School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Shades Mountain Christian School (1.9 miles away)
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The average private school tuition in Birmingham, AL is $6,720 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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