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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 339 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,640
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Cantwell-Sacred Heart Of Mary ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1947
Summer School Offered
Yes
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students
339 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
97%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Cantwell-Sacred Heart Of Mary Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
43%
Average Class Size
21 students
Number of AP Courses
7 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP 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 Code
Formal
(Khaki pants, polo shirt)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Financial Aid is available to those who qualify
% on Financial Aid
55%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,200
Admissions Director
Rebecca Velasquez
Admissions Associate
Ms Gabby Ramos (International Students)

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Chess Club, Drama Club, Engineering Club, Environmental Club, Hope & Love, National Honor Society, Peace & Justice Club, Spanish Club, STEM, 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.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 339 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,640
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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