Donovan Catholic

Tel: (732)349-8801
Grades: 9-12 | 685 students
Donovan Catholic is a  learning community seeking truth through faith, service and scholarship.
The Catholic community of Donovan Catholic educates its students to live their faith, respect and serve others, and pursue academic excellence in a college preparatory environment.
To fulfill our mission, we have developed a strong curriculum that includes a wide range of subjects, recognizes various ability levels, and nurtures students' curiosity and creativity.
Our Campus Ministry program and Religion Department encourage students to serve others, while reflecting about life and their relationship with God and other people.
Our co-curricular and athletic programs offer a wide range of activities that encourage students to develop and apply their talents outside the classroom setting.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported yes
Year Founded 1962

Student Body

Total Students 685 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Donovan Catholic Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 23 students
Number of AP Courses 13 courses
Advanced Courses Comuter Science, Micro Economics, Spanish V, U.S. Government and Politics,
Average SAT score 1650
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(khaki pants and blue golf shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $11,125
Tuition Notes 10 month payment plan
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,200
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kathleen D'Andrea
Admissions Associate Cynthia Saporito


Total Sports Offered 25 sports
Sports Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Surf Team, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter Track, WrestlingBalletBaseball,
CheeringCross Country,
GymnasticsIce Hockey,
SoftballSurf Team,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
WeightliftingWinter Track,

School Notes:

  • - Only Catholic High School in Ocean County. - All students must fulfill a service requirement. - Every student receives a laptop computer. - Collegiate Scheduling is utilized.

Profile last updated: 07/16/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Ocean County Christian Academy (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Joseph Grade School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cherry Lane Child Care & Learning Center (0.6 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • St. Joseph Grade School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 610 students
    0 miles
    711 Hooper Avenue
    , NJ 08753
  • Toms River
    Grades: K-9 | 108 students
    0.6 miles
    700 Main St
    Toms River, NJ 08753
  • Toms River
    Grades: PK-KG | 48 students
    0.6 miles
    806 Main St 808
    Toms River, NJ 08753
  • Toms River
    Chesterbrook Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: 5-8
    1.3 miles
    368 Lakehurst Road
    Toms River, NJ 08755
  • Toms River
    Grades: PK-12 | 107 students
    2.1 miles
    1380 Old Freehold Rd
    Toms River, NJ 08753

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