Cantwell-Sacred Heart Of Mary

  • Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary, a College Preparatory High School owned and operated by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, provides an educational environment which promotes Gospel values, celebrates diversity, develops self-worth and respect for others, encourages personal responsibility, and challenges students to share their gifts in building a just and peaceful society.
  • Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary High School is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and offers curricular and co-curricular activities providing all students with opportunities to pursue their interests in a supportive learning environment.
  • The curriculum prepares students for admission to four-year university programs and other career challenges.
  • The co-curricular program encourages students to develop mental and physical skills, a healthy competitive spirit, teamwork, and self-discipline.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1947
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students404 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
97%
State avg.: 44%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
43%
Average Class Size21 students
Number of AP Courses7 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Studio Art
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki pants, polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,980
% on Financial Aid
55%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,200
Admissions DirectorRebecca Velasquez
Admissions AssociateMary Blanco (Internationals)

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art Club, California Scholarship Federation, Cardinal Watch Club, Chess Club, Drama Club, Engineering Club, Environmental Club, Hope & Love, National Honor Society, Peace & Justice Club, Spanish Club, Student Council (ASB), Students In Athletics Club, Yearbook

School Notes

  • Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary is a Catholic coeducational high school whose philosophy and mission is based on the call of the United States Catholic Bishops, "To Teach as Jesus Did." CSHM accepts students on a space available basis. CSHM charges tuition for its educational services. CSHM has admissions requirements pertaining to academic standards, behavior and attendance as determined by the Dean of Admissions and the Principal.

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