Cathedral High School

Cathedral 7-12 High School is a philanthropy-based, urban, independent, Catholic, STEAM-based, applied learning school in Boston`s historic South End serving boys and girls of all faiths from grades 7 through 12.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 287 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,000
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Cathedral High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
287 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Cathedral High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses
3 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Calculus, English Composition, English Literature, French, Government & Politics, Literature and Language Seminar, Spanish, World History
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Polos and sweaters with school logo and khaki pants or skirts

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Each year, we invest approximately $20,000 in every student. We do this because we are committed to providing an exceptional education to every student.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Mary Esposito



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Altar Server Society, Campus Ministry, Innovative Panthers Club, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Prom Committee, Student Council, Yearbook Committee

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club

School Notes

  • Cathedral 7-12 High School is an urban, independent, Catholic, coeducational, college preparatory school serving boys and girls from grades 7 through 12 in Boston`s historic South End. For more than 90 years, Cathedral High has provided a first-rate education to students of all walks of life and backgrounds from greater Boston.Founded in 1926 and rooted in gospel values, Cathedral prepares students well for college and life.
  • For15 consecutive years, every single senior has graduated high school and earned admission to college. More than just getting into college, Cathedral scholars continue to excel and continue to receive support and guidance from the school through college graduation.
  • Guided by an independentboard of trusteessince 2004, Cathedral is a philanthropy-based school and offers philanthropy-based assistance to every student.A Cathedral education is based upon three pillars: personalized learning, college readiness, and leadership & service.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Cathedral High School cost?
Cathedral High School's tuition is approximately $7,000 for private students.
What sports does Cathedral High School offer?
Cathedral High School offers 9 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball and Winter Track.
What is Cathedral High School's ranking?
Cathedral High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Massachusetts for: Highest percentage of students of color, Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Cathedral High School?
The application deadline for Cathedral High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Cathedral High School located?
Cathedral High School is located in the South End neighborhood of Boston, MA. There are 1 other private schools located in South End.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 287 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,000
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Boston, MA is $32,541 for elementary schools and $41,247 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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