Cathedral Catholic High School

Tel: (858)523-4000
  • MISSION An innovative academic community of lifelong learners grounded in the Catholic faith that prepares our graduates to live God`s call and build the Kingdom.
  • PROMISE Cathedral Catholic High School is a community built on faith, knowledge, character, and responsibility since 1957.
  • PHILOSOPHY Cathedral Catholic High School is a leader in Catholic, college preparatory education.
  • Our rigorous, innovative education program is offered in a nurturing community based on teachings of Jesus Christ and Traditions of the Catholic Church.Our Cathedral Catholic core values - faith, knowledge, character, and responsibility - developed from our University of San Diego High School heritage, guide our graduates` growth to become responsible leaders.
  • Our program is student centered, recognizing that each person is made in the image and likeness of God and shaped by differences in interest, ability, and background.
  • We are a collaborative community, dedicated to lifelong learning and teaching students to assume responsibility for their own educational and spiritual growth.
  • In partnership with parents, we form an educational ministry that is mutually supportive and committed to excellence.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1957
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students1618 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeCathedral Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers104 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses22 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 20 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$17,720
Admissions DirectorElizabeth Tysor
Admissions AssociateCheryle Bui


Total Sports Offered25 sports
SportsBadminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Equestrian, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Surf Team, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingBadmintonBaseball,
CrewCross Country,
Field HockeyFootball,
Surf TeamSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,
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