Peninsula Catholic High School

600 Harpersville Road,
Newport News, VA, 23601
     Tel: (757)596-7247
Grades: 8 - 12 | 305 students
"The mission of Peninsula Catholic High School is to develop young men and women who are spiritually, intellectually, socially, and morally mature by providing a disciplined and nurturing college preparatory environment, rooted in the Catholic tradition..."

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 8 - 12
Year Founded 1903

Student Body

Total Students 305 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Peninsula Catholic High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 68%
Average Class Size 17 students
Number of AP Courses 9 courses
Average SAT score 1170

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,540
% on Financial Aid 17%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,700
Admissions Director Eleanor Murphy
Admissions Associate Sharon Hyland

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldWrestling,

School Notes:

  • 100% College Acceptance
  • Advanced Placement & Honors Classes Offered
  • Fine Arts Programs
  • Foreign Languages: Spanish, French, German
  • National Honor Society
  • SACS Accreditation
  • VCEA Accreditation

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hampton Roads Academy (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Resurrection Lutheran School & Child Care (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Resurrection Lutheran School & Child Care (0.7 miles away)
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  • Newport NewsResurrection Lutheran School & Child Care
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    765 J Clyde Morris Blvd
    Newport NewsVA23601
    (757)596-5808
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    0.7 mi | 35 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • Newport NewsJ. Clyde Morris Kindercare
    Daycare / Preschool
    6 Sierra Drive
    Newport NewsVA23606
    (757)596-1532
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.7 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • Newport NewsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Our Lady Of Mount Carmel School
      (Roman Catholic)
    52 Harpersville Road
    Newport NewsVA23601
    (757)596-2754
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.5 mi | 355 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Newport NewsRiverside Child Development & Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    11879 Canon Blvd
    Newport NewsVA23606
    (757)594-3300
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1.9 mi | 94 students | Gr. NS-3                      
  • HamptonFundamental Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1203 Big Bethel Road
    HamptonVA23666
    (757)826-4776
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1.9 mi | 45 students | Gr. PK-K                      

School Reviews

Recommended
1 year ago
I have twin boys (2016) that started with PCHS in the 8th grade. We feel like we made the best choice in schools for the boys. The school has a wrestling coach (Ron) that goes out of his way to help the students compete. My boys are on the varsity baseball team and they are on the varsity wrestling team. We are happy with the academic programs. The teachers are willing to stay after to assist the students with questions. The school has a no bullying policy and it works! Overall we give this school an A! Kim Zimmerman
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