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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 619 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $14,865
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Cardinal Newman High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1964
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
619 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Cardinal Newman High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
53%
Average Class Size
22 students
Number of AP Courses
10 courses
Average SAT score
1180
Average ACT score
24
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(http://www.cardinalnewman.org/s/206/images/editor_documents/Bulletin%20Supervision/dress_code_letter_-_2.pdf)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
- Choice of payment plans - Tuition Assistance Available
% on Financial Aid
26%
Admissions Director
Patrick Piehl
Admissions Associate
Wendy Holland

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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.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 619 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $14,865
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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