Cardinal Newman High School

  • The 2020-2021 school year marks Cardinal Newman High School`s sixtieth year providing a college preparatory, Catholic education in Palm Beach County. Cardinal Newman offers a challenging and varied curriculum that includes an International Baccalaureate (IB) program, Advanced Placement (AP) courses, Dual Enrollment credits, Honors and Regular College Preparatory level classes along with a Learning Strategies Program to assist students with extra support.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1961

Student Body

Total Students544 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Cardinal Newman High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
73%
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,500
Tuition NotesDiscounted Catholic Rate: 14500

Sports

Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDiving,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
WeightliftingWrestling,

School Notes

Founded in 1961, Cardinal Newman is a premier, Catholic college preparatory high school in West Palm Beach.  It has a rich tradition of attracting gifted scholars, athletes, and artists who will become women and men of character, faith, and intellect. Newman`s coeducational environment allows students to grow and develop in a safe and communal setting.  Every classroom promotes collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking and each student receives the support required to achieve his/her personal best. Among our 12,000 graduates have been war heroes, police chiefs, physicians, musicians, authors, researchers, politicians, lawyers, professional athletes, teachers, entrepreneurs, priests, and community leaders. Each Newman graduate is empowered with the ability to rise to every challenge and overcome every obstacle.

Distinguished highlights: 
  • Teacher/student ratio of 1:11
  • Average class size of 20
  • Over 100 athletic championships since 1961.
  • 22 teams in 14 sports
  • Extra-curricular activities that include theater, music, and art
  • 100% college placement at colleges throughout the state of Florida and across the nation.
  • Over $10 million in college grants and scholarships awarded to the Class of 2019.
  • The lowest tuition among comparable private schools in the area.
  • Our students provide over 44,000 hours of community service annually.
Our Vision is to build life`s champions through faith, scholarship, servant leadership, and a strong family atmosphere.  

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  • West Palm Beach
    Grades: PK-12 | 1336 students
    5.7 miles
    8401 Belvedere Road
    West Palm Beach, FL 33411
    (561) 686-4244
    5.7 PK-12
    1336
  • North Palm Beach
    Grades: NS-12 | 1081 students
    9 miles
    11000 Ellison Wilson Road
    North Palm Beach, FL 33408
    (561) 472-3451
    9 NS-12
    1081
  • West Palm Beach
    Grades: PK-12 | 720 students
    5.2 miles
    8350 Okeechobee Blvd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33411
    (561) 798-9300
    5.2 PK-12
    720
  • West Palm Beach
    Grades: 9-12 | 470 students
    1.6 miles
    3151 N. Military Trail
    West Palm Beach, FL 33409
    (561) 972-9826
    1.6 9-12
    470
  • Boca Raton
    Grades: NS-12 | 1316 students
    22.9 miles
    3900 Jog Road
    Boca Raton, FL 33434
    (561) 210-2020
    22.9 NS-12
    1316

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Our son, a non catholic, graduated several years ago. He was well prepared for college which he completed in four year. The faculty is dedicated and keeps a watchful eye on your child. Great School.
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As happy as I am to see my Senior graduate, I am going to miss this school.
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