Cardinal Ritter College Prep High School

  • Cardinal Ritter College Prep High School mission is to provide an exceptional Catholic urban educational experience for youth that instills attitudes of success and self-worth in our youth through faith development, academic excellence and leadership.
  • Our college preparatory curriculum applies the most advanced learning theories and technology, and our world-class facility provides a strong learning environment.
  • We have developed partnerships with art and cultural organizations, universities, businesses and community groups to give our students a breadth of experiences.
  • Our mission is to help students build knowledge, appreciation and understanding of the community and the larger world.
  • The Cardinal Ritter Prep environment is loving, nurturing, and fun, with energetic and committed faculty and staff who hold high expectations for themselves and their students.
  • Graduates take great pride in their high school alma mater and serve as role models and community leaders.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1979

Student Body

Total Students321 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 19%
Students by GradeCardinal Ritter College Prep High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJun. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,323
% on Financial Aid
65%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,500
Admissions DirectorEtefia Umana, JD, MSW
Admissions AssociateLydia Pruitt

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art Club, Book & Breakfast Club, Brotherhood, Chess Club, Choir, Diversity, Drama Club, Fusion Teen, Golf Club, Intern Leadership Program, National Honor Society, Pastoral Team, Sisterhood, Spanish Club, Spoken Word, Student Ambassador, Student Council
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