Cardinal Newman High School

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  • Cardinal Newman is a Catholic, college preparatory high school for young men and women.
  • Our mission is to educate our students in the wholeness of mind, body, and spirit through the teachings of Jesus Christ; applying their leadership skills and talents in service to others.
  • We challenge each student to work to his highest potential in the lifelong pursuit of faith, learning and service. The Cardinal Newman High School community has committed itself to the principles of Christian education and the pursuit of educational excellence.
  • In placing strong emphasis on the teachings of Christ, the faculty, staff, students and parents strive to work together, in respect and concern, to establish a living Christian community.
  • Cardinal Newman High School recognizes that the primary responsibility for the spiritual, moral, intellectual, physical and social development of the student belongs to the family; the school serves to facilitate and supplement the family in this vital task of the student's development.

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 Founded1964

Student Body

Total Students624 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeCardinal Newman High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
53%
Average Class Size22 students
Number of AP Courses10 courses
Average SAT score1180
Average ACT score24
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(http://www.cardinalnewman.org/s/206/images/editor_documents/Bulletin%20Supervision/dress_code_letter_-_2.pdf)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,865
Tuition Notes- Choice of payment plans - Tuition Assistance Available
% on Financial Aid
26%
Admissions DirectorPatrick Piehl
Admissions AssociateWendy Holland

Sports

Total Sports Offered18 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseMountain Biking,
RugbySoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

School Notes

  • Cardinal Newman is a Catholic, college preparatory high school for young men and women. Our mission is to educate our students in the wholeness of mind, body, and spirit through the teachings of Jesus Christ; applying their leadership skills and talents in service to others. We challenge each student to work to his highest potential in the lifelong pursuit of faith,  learning and service. The Cardinal Newman High School community has committed itself to the principles of Christian education and the pursuit of educational excellence. In placing strong emphasis on the teachings of Christ, the faculty, staff, students and parents strive to work together, in respect and concern, to establish a living Christian community. Cardinal Newman High School recognizes that the primary responsibility for the spiritual, moral, intellectual, physical and social development of the student belongs to the family; the school serves to facilitate and supplement the family in this vital task of the student's development.

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