Cardinal Newman School

  • 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.

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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 Students584 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Cardinal Newman School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size22 students
Number of AP Courses16 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAn Honors currciulum in English, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Literature and Composition, AP European History, AP French Language, AP Macroeconomics, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP US Government and Politics, AP US History, Math, Science and Social Studies offered in all grade levels.
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,000
Tuition Noteshttp://www.cnhs.org
Admissions DirectorTheresa Harper

Sports

Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
VolleyballWeightlifting,
Winter TrackWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Alpha Theta, Art Club, Beta Club, Book Club, Campus Ministry, Chess Club, Drama, French Club, Kairos Retreats, Key Club, Men's Discernment Club, National Honor Society, Pep Club, Prom Committee, Quiz Bowl, Quiz Bowl Team, Retreat Team, Robotics Club, Spanish Club, Student Council, Students for Life, WINGS, Women's Discernment Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, Choirs

School Notes

  • Our students have various interests and abilities, and we are committed to helping them reach their potential in a safe, nurturing and faith-filled environment. Our faculty and guidance counselors are equipped to provide a rigorous academic challenge for students who need it as well as an individualized plan to ensure success for those who may require extra attention. We also provide a myriad of opportunities - through community service, clubs, extra curricular activities, athletics and the performing and visual arts - to bring out each student`s unique gifts and talents. We partner with parents to develop the whole child in mind, body and spirit. We offer all of this on our new, 50-acre campus.

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