Cardinal Newman School

Tel: (803)782-2814
  • With origins dating from 1858, Cardinal Newman School is a diocesan, Catholic co-educational institution providing a well-rounded education in a collge preparatory atmosphere for students in grades seven through twelve.
  • A wide range of athletics, cocurricular and extracurricular activities are also provided.
  • Cardinal Newman School does not discriminate on the basis of color, national or ethnic origin in any of its policies, practices or procedures.
  • With an emphasis on the Catholic tradition of education - strong academics, a dedication to service and traditional Catholic,Christian values, Cardinal Newman School provides a safe and structured environment which challenges all students to achieve personal excellence in everyway.
  • Inspired by the community belief in divine providence and love, Cardinal Newman students wIll become self-disciplined learners who also demonstrate respect, integrity, responsibility and a sense of justice as they prepare to live their lives of truth, integrity anad fidelity - VERITAS, INTEGRITAS, FIDELITAS.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
The South Carolina Independent School Association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedyes
Year Founded1858

Student Body

Total Students495 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeCardinal Newman School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size22 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAn Honors currciulum in English, Math, Science and Social Studies offered in all grade levels., AP Biology, AP Economics, AP English Literature and Composition, AP European History, AP Latin Literature, AP US Government and Politics, AP US History, Calculus 141 CC, Calculus 142 CC, Chemistry 111 CC, English 101 and 102 CC, Jazz and American Popular Music 140 CC, Music Appreciation 110 CC,
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,690
Tuition Noteshttp://www.cnhs.org
Admissions DirectorTheresa Harper

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWeightlifting,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Alpha Theta, Art Club, Beta Club, Campus Ministry, Drama, French Club, Geography Bee, Key Club, National Honor Society, Pep Club, Photography Club, Quiz Bowl, Spanish Club, Student Council, WINGS, Writing Club

Club or Organization:
Chess Clu
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