Salpointe Catholic High School

1545 E Copper Street,
Tucson, AZ, 85719-0857
Tel: (520)327-6581
Grades: 9 - 12 | 1094 students
Salpointe Catholic High School is a co-educational college-preparatory institution in the Carmelite tradition serving the diverse student/parent population of Southern Arizona.
Working in concert with parents, we offer our students a holistic education which inspires the pursuit of excellence, affirms the dignity of individuals, encourages faith and commitment to service and develops an awareness of the world community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1950

Student Body

Total Students 1094 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Salpointe Catholic High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 92 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 62%
Average Class Size 24 students
Number of AP Courses 18 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, French Language, Latin: Vergil, Macroeconomics, Physics C, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, Studio Art, U.S. Government & Politics, U.S. History, World History, 
Average SAT score 1597
Average ACT score 24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Pleated or plain front Docker-like solid color twill or corduroy pants/shorts, collared polo style short or long-sleeved Salpointe logo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,200
% on Financial Aid 39%
Acceptance Rate 91%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Charlene Roll
Admissions Associate Meg Gossmann

Sports

Total Sports Offered 17 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 26 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. American Appreciation Club, Art Club, Book Club, Community of Optimistic Lancers (C.O.O.L.), Crossing the Goal Club, Dignity Club, Drama Club/Thespian Troupe, Engineering Club, Fashion in Action Club, French Club, Integrity Matters Club, Junior Statesmen of America Club, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, Outdoor Adventure, Quill and Scroll, Recycling Club, SADD, Salpointe Cancer Research Awareness Program, Salpointe Salsa, Science Club, Speech and Debate, Student Athletic Trainers, Student Council and Senate, Ultimate Frisbie Club, Unity Club Art Club, Book Club, Dignity Club, French Club, Recycling Club, SADD, Science Club, Unity Club, American Appreciation Club,
Community of Optimistic Lancers (C.O.O.L.),
Crossing the Goal Club,
Drama Club/Thespian Troupe,
Engineering Club,
Fashion in Action Club,
Integrity Matters Club,
Junior Statesmen of America Club,
Model United Nations,
National Honor Society,
Outdoor Adventure,
Quill and Scroll,
Salpointe Cancer Research Awareness Program,
Salpointe Salsa,
Speech and Debate,
Student Athletic Trainers,
Student Council and Senate,
Ultimate Frisbie Club,

School Notes:

  • Salpointe is a high school of distinction! Since opening its doors in 1950, Salpointe Catholic has enjoyed a distinguished reputation for its strong curriculum, competitive athletics, highly-acclaimed fine arts, faith-strengthening religious program and spirited co-curricular activities. Salpointe is a private, Catholic college-preparatory high school enrolling approximately 1100 students. The school is certified by the Western Catholic Educational Association and accredited as a college-preparatory school by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.Salpointe is a Carmelite school community where students grow into the leaders and role models of tomorrow, where faith, respect, responsibility, self-discipline, achievement, teamwork, social justice and tradition are learned. These values form the foundation for each new generation that walks through our doors on the way to changing the future.  

  • Profile last updated: 01/31/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dove Christian School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tucson Community School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Happy Trails School (0.9 miles away)
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