Newman Central Catholic School

1101 W 23rd St,
Sterling, IL, 61081-0610
     Tel: (815)625-0500
Grades: 9 - 12 | 228 students
The mission of the Catholic School is to be an extension of Christ and His Church.
Newman High School seeks to provide students with a firm education in the Catholic faith and an emphasis on college preparatory curriculum.
Newman strives to develop students spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, and physically.
This is facilitated in an environment of faith and Christian service in the Church and society.
Through the cooperation of teachers, students, and parents, Newman Central Catholic High School seeks to realize these goals in a Christ-centered environment enlivened by the values of the Gospel.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1915

Student Body

Total Students 228 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 13%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Newman Central Catholic School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average ACT score 23
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(dress code listed on the Newman website)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,900
Tuition Notes Fees are an additional cost. Scholarships and tuition assistance availble for all.
% on Financial Aid 50%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate 100%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DivingFootball,
GolfSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Student Council, Key Club, Envirothon, Kairos Key Club,  Envirothon,  Kairos, Student Council,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sauk Valley Christian Academy (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Mary School & Community Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Mary School & Community Middle School (1.4 miles away)
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  • SterlingSt Mary School & Community Middle School
      (Roman Catholic)
    6 W 6th St
    SterlingIL61081
    (815)625-2253
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.4 mi | 233 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • SterlingChrist Lutheran School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    2000 18th Ave
    SterlingIL61081
    (815)625-3800
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1.8 mi | 109 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • Rock FallsSt. Andrew Catholic Elementary
      (Roman Catholic)
    701 11th Ave
    Rock FallsIL61071
    (815)625-1456
      (Roman Catholic)
    2.4 mi | 163 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • GaltSauk Valley Christian Academy
      (Christian)
    Po Box 40
    GaltIL61037
    (815)625-0309
      (Christian)
    3 mi | 58 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • DixonSt Mary Elementary & Jr High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    704 S Peoria Ave
    DixonIL61021
    (815)284-6986
      (Roman Catholic)
    11.9 mi | 192 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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