Archbishop Carroll High School

4300 Harewood Road Ne,
Washington, DC, 20017-0200
Tel: (202)529-7622
Grades: 9 - 12 | 626 students
Archbishop Carroll High School is a catholic, co-educational, college preparatory school founded in 1951 and renewed in 1989, and accredited by the Middle States Association and the District of Columbia Department of Instruction.
At Archbishop Carroll High School, our mission is to help students grow spiritually and academically, and enable them to become socially-conscious adults who can live their faith and contribute to the world community.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 626 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 99%
State avg.: 50%
Students by Grade Archbishop Carroll High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes:

  • Archbishop Carroll High School opened in 1951 and expressed the vision of the Most Reverend Patrick A. O’Boyle, the first Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Washington, who felt strongly that the Catholic Church should lead by example in the area of integration. Named in honor of Archbishop John Carroll, the first Catholic Archbishop in the United States, the school offered a college preparatory education for young men, regardless of race or ethnicity. For its first 40 years, the Augustinian Friars operated Archbishop Carroll and, along with lay faculty, taught students in a values-centered curriculum.
  • In 1989, the Archdiocese of Washington merged several high schools -- Archbishop Carroll, All Saints, Mackin, and Holy Spirit – into one school on the Archbishop Carroll site, and, at that point, the school became co-educational. Today, Carroll enrolls more than 600 students, and it remains as the only high school owned and operated by the Archdiocese of Washington.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Kirov Academy Of Ballet (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kennedy Institute (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Christian Family Montessori (0.7 miles away)
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