Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School

5350 Vaughn Road
Montgomery, AL 36116-0361
     Tel: (334)272-7220
Grades: PK - 12 | 832 students
Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School is an integral part of the Catholic Church's mission to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ.
As an adult community, we share in the responsibility to prepare students for college and beyond while helping them grow to becoming persons of faith, virtue, and wisdom.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1873

Student Body

Total Students 832 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus,  AP English,  AP Government, AP Art History, AP United States History, Honors courses for grades 7-12., 
Admission Deadline None / Rolling


Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Beta Club, Chorus, Drama, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Forensics, French Club, Government Club, Jr. National Honor Society, Key Club, Math Club, National Honor Society, Pep Club, Robotics, Rosary Club, Scrabble Club, Spanish Club, Student Government Association, Yearbook Beta Club, Chorus, Drama, Forensics, French Club, Key Club, Math Club, Pep Club, Robotics, Rosary Club, Scrabble Club, Spanish Club, Yearbook, Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
Government Club,
Jr. National Honor Society,
National Honor Society,
Student Government Association,

School Notes:

  • At Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School, you will find close bonds that are created by personal attention and fellowship among our faculty, staff, and students. This provides the family atmosphere for which we are known. Not only do we nurture intellectual needs, we also encourage spiritual growth.
  • Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School has four campuses located in the heart of the Capital City. St. Bede Elementary Campus, offering four-year-old kindergarten through sixth grade, is located at the corner of Atlanta Highway and Perry Hill Road adjacent to St. Bede Catholic Church. Holy Spirit Elementary Campus also offers four-year-old kindergarten through sixth grade and is located at 8580 Vaughn Road, behind Holy Spirit Catholic Church, across from Wynlakes.  The middle and high school campus, seventh through twelfth grade, is located in east Montgomery on Vaughn Road near the south entrance to Blount Cultural Park.
  • Each program has its own leadership and guidance counselor, tailoring each campus administration and services according to age group.
  • Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School offers application for admission without regard to race, religion, nationality, or ethnic origin. Membership in the Catholic church is not a requirement to apply or attend Montgomery Catholic; families of all faiths are welcome.

Profile last updated: 01/29/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Saint James School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Saint James School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Saint James School (0.3 miles away)
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School Reviews

11 months ago
I''ve attended Montgomery Catholic for 7 years. In the beginning, my experience was great, but the school''s value in education, equality of students, and integrity dropped dramatically. Though the school does not participate in the ACE teaching program anymore, for a long part of my academic career here my teachers were first time teachers, who were learning how to control a classroom and create curriculum at the expense of our education. After the 2011-2012 school year, the high school gained a new principle, this change in administration resulted in a loss in the value of education and an increase in the value of the school’s reputation. The teacher turnover is unbelievable, each year the school loses 5+ teachers. As part of the school’s value in its looks and its reputation they are willing to fire a teacher who has been in the Montgomery Catholic school system for a long time, has an Ivy League education, and respect among all students and parents, because they are not a certified teacher. While the certified teachers do nothing valuable in the students education. I believe this "catholic education" is a waste of money and no example of the values which the school is "built on".
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