Cathedral High School

Tel: (317)542-1481
Grades: 9 - 12 | 1272 students
Cathedral, a Catholic college preparatory high school in the Holy Cross tradition, provides to a diverse group of students opportunities for spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional and physical growth through service and academic excellence.
Founded in 1918, the school enrolls students from more than 150 schools in Indiana and beyond.
While more than 99% of the graduates immediately attend colleges and universities across the country, the school is committed to academic diversity and offers three academic levels of instruction to meet the individual needs of the students.
The most recent graduating class earned approximately $36.6 million in college/university scholarships, and more than 95% attended four-year colleges/universities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
State or regional independent school association
AdvancED
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia/Language-based
Year Founded 1918
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2004

Student Body

Total Students 1272 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Cathedral High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 96 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 56%
Average Class Size 19 students
Number of AP Courses 26 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP European History, AP French V, AP German V, AP Human Geography, AP Language & Composition, AP Latin V, AP Literature & Composition, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish V, AP Spanish VI, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government & Politics, AP U.S. Government & Politics--We the People, AP United States History, AP World History, IB Biology, IB Chemistry, IB English, IB French, IB Geography, IB German, IB History of the Americas, IB Latin, IB Math, IB Physics, IB Psychology, IB Spanish
Average SAT score 1646
Average ACT score 25
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Uniform khaki pants and uniform shirts/sweatshirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 16
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,300
% on Financial Aid 44%
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,723
Acceptance Rate 83%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Duane Emery
Admissions Associate Nick Torres

Sports

Total Sports Offered 18 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDiving,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
RugbySoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 34 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Book Club, Brain Game (Academic Competition), CAFE Club (Multicultural Club), Concert Choir, Dance Team, Environmental Club, Film Study Club, Flag Corps/Drill Team, French Club, German Club, Gospel Choir, Habitat for Humanity, Intramural Athletics, Jazz Band, Latin Club, Liturgy Planning Committee, Marching Band, Math League, Model United Nations, Newspaper, Orchestra, Pro Life Club, Promise to Keep, Robotics, Science Club, Service Clubs, Spanish Club, Speech Team, Student Council, Student Government, Theatre, We the People, Yearbook Art Club, Book Club, Concert Choir, Dance Team, French Club, German Club, Gospel Choir, Jazz Band, Latin Club, Marching Band, Math League, Newspaper, Orchestra, Pro Life Club, Robotics, Science Club, Service Clubs, Spanish Club, Speech Team, Theatre, We the People, Yearbook, Brain Game (Academic Competition),
CAFE Club (Multicultural Club),
Environmental Club,
Film Study Club,
Flag Corps/Drill Team,
Habitat for Humanity,
Intramural Athletics,
Liturgy Planning Committee,
Model United Nations,
Promise to Keep,
Student Council,
Student Government,

School Notes:

Cathedral, a Catholic college preparatory high school in the Holy Cross tradition, provides to a diverse group of students opportunities for spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional and physical growth through service and academic excellence. Founded in 1918, the school enrolls students from more than 150 schools in Indiana and beyond. While more than 99% of the graduates immediately attend colleges and universities across the country, the school is committed to academic diversity and offers three academic levels of instruction to meet the individual needs of the students. The most recent graduating class earned approximately $36.6 million in college/university scholarships, and more than 95% attended four-year colleges/universities.

Profile last updated: 08/16/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Worthmore Academy (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Matthew Catholic School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Matthew Catholic School (0.7 miles away)
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