Cathedral Catholic High School

5555 Del Mar Heights Rd
San Diego, CA 92130
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 Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1957

Student Body

Total Students 1618 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Cathedral Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 104 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 22 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Elizabeth Tysor
Admissions Associate Cheryle Bui


Total Sports Offered 25 sports
Sports Badminton, 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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