Cretin Derham Hall

550 Albert St S,
Saint Paul, MN, 55116-0551
     Tel: (651)690-2443
Grades: 9 - 12 | 1320 students
Cretin-Derham Hall is a Catholic co-educational high school, co-sponsored by the Brothers of the Christian Schools and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, committed to Christian values and academic excellence in grades nine through twelve.
We will educate young men and women of diverse abilities, cultures, and socio-economic backgrounds for opportunities in post-secondary education.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1871

Student Body

Total Students 1320 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 19%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Cretin Derham Hall Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 91 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 60%
Average Class Size 22 students
Number of AP Courses 8 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP Environmental Science, AP Physics, AP Statistics, AP Us Government, 
Average ACT score 25
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 17
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,300
% on Financial Aid 44%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,500
Acceptance Rate 78%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mary Jo Groeller

Sports

Total Sports Offered 25 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Drill Team, Fencing, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Nordic Skiing, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBadminton,
BaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingDrill Team,
FencingFootball,
GolfGymnastics,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
MarksmanshipNordic Skiing,
RiflerySoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,
Wrestling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Paul Academy - Summit (lower) (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holy Spirit School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Holy Spirit School (0.1 miles away)
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  • Saint PaulHoly Spirit School
      (Roman Catholic)
    515 Albert Street S
    Saint PaulMN55116
    (651)698-3353
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    0.1 mi | 309 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Saint PaulChildren''s Center Montessori Elementary School
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    1536 Minnehaha Ave W
    Saint PaulMN55104
    (651)645-6053
    Montessori School
    0.5 mi | 11 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • Saint PaulFriends School Of Minnesota
      (Friends)
    1365 Englewood Ave
    Saint PaulMN55104
    (651)917-0636
      (Friends)
    0.5 mi | 158 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • Saint PaulSt Peter Claver School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1060 Central Ave W
    Saint PaulMN55104
    (651)646-1797
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.8 mi | 109 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • Saint PaulCentral Lutheran School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    775 Lexington Parkway N
    Saint PaulMN55104
    (651)645-8649
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    0.8 mi | 145 students | Gr. NS-8                      

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