Juan Diego Catholic High School

300 East 11800 South,
Draper, UT, 84020-0840
     Tel: (801)984-7661
Grades: 9 - 12 | 818 students
Since opening in 1999, Juan Diego has been accessible to families of diverse backgrounds, resulting in halls rich in culture, faith, tradition and experience.
Each student is challenged to expand the breadth of their knowledge and talents in addition to cultivating a reverence and respect for every human being.
Juan Diego Catholic High School is engaged in a partnership of parents, students, faculty and staff.
Our mission is to serve God by providing a challenging academic education integrated with Catholic values and morals in developing the whole person - spiritually, intellectually, physically and socially.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Yes
Year Founded 1999

Student Body

Total Students 818 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 26%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Juan Diego Catholic High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 65%
Average Class Size 22 students
Number of AP Courses 21 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP Government & Politics, US Comparative, AP Music Theory, AP Physics B, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art: 2D Design, AP US History, Concurrent Economics, Concurrent Human Biology, Concurrent Intro to College Writing, Concurrent US Gov. & Politics  
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Purchase uniform at school: khaki pants, oxford shirt (informal dress))

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31 / Aug. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,660
Tuition Notes The 2012-13 Tuition (includes books) $9,660 Full/Regular $7,880 Qualified Catholic (parish subsidized) $15,810 International $650 General fee which includes computer and book fees, standardized test fees, student liability insurance, and more.
% on Financial Aid 42%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,458
Acceptance Rate 99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kirsten Jansen
Admissions Associate Molly Dumas


Total Sports Offered 19 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceDrill Team,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 36 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academy of Sciences, Art, Band, Business Club, Concert, Chamber Choir, Dance, Debate, Digital Media/Game Development/Computer, Drama, Engineering/Science Olympiad, Environmental, Film Club, French, Human Rights International, International Student Club, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Newspaper/Journalism, Peer Ministry, Percussion/Drumline, Pet/Animal Rights Club, Photo Club, Ping Pong Club, Pre-Med, Quiz Bowl, Robotics, SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), Sci-Fi Club, Ski & Snowboard, Spirit Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Government, TV Production, Travel, Travel Groups, Yearbook Art, Band, Business Club, Dance, Debate, Drama, Environmental, Film Club, French, Mock Trial, Peer Ministry, Photo Club, Ping Pong Club, Pre-Med, Quiz Bowl, Robotics, Sci-Fi Club, Spirit Club, TV Production, Travel, Travel Groups, Yearbook, Academy of Sciences,
Concert, Chamber Choir,
Digital Media/Game Development/Computer,
Engineering/Science Olympiad,
Human Rights International,
International Student Club,
National Honor Society,
Pet/Animal Rights Club,
SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions),
Ski & Snowboard,
Student Ambassadors,
Student Government,

School Notes:

  • 98% of graduates go on to college
  • Graduates earn an average $6.4 million per year in college scholarships.
  • Located on the 57 acre state-of-the-art, Skaggs Catholic Center campus, near Salt Lake City and Wasatch mountains.
  • 48 extra-curricular activities including 24 sports (boys, girls, co-ed)
  • Academy of Sciences: intensive track of STEMS courses, internships, competitions and experiences
  • Diverse student population: 19% Hispanic, 8% Asian, 3% African American, 6% Other
  • ALL FAITHS WELCOME: 70% Catholic
  • Open enrollment across the Wasatch Front including Davis County, Salt Lake County, Summit County, Tooele County and Utah County.
  • Juan Diego has an established national reputation for developing students who are well educated, highly skilled, socially conscious and destined to become successful leaders in our society. Our commitment to college matriculation, structure, student diversity, high-tech facilities, and service and justice make Juan Diego a promising educational experience that prepares student for life in a global society.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Gateway Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St John Baptist Elementary School (pk-5) (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St John Baptist Elementary School (pk-5) (0 miles away)
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