Cathedral High School

  • Cathedral, a Catholic college preparatory high school in the Holy Cross tradition, helping a diverse group of students to grow spiritually, intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically to have the competence to see and the courage to act.
  • Founded in 1918, the school enrolls students from more than 150 schools in Indiana and beyond.
  • One hundred percent of Cathedral students graduate and more than 99% of the graduates attend colleges and universities.
  • Cathedral is committed to diversity of all kinds, including academic diversity and offers three academic levels of instruction to meet the individual needs of the students.
  • The Learning Resource Center and the renowned Language Support Program serve students with diagnosed learning difference.
  • The most recent graduating class earned a record $45 million in scholarships and awards.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
State or regional independent school association
AdvancED
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia/Language-based/autism spectrum
Year Founded1918
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2004

Student Body

Total Students1272 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 20%
Students by GradeCathedral High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers96 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
56%
Average Class Size19 students
Number of AP Courses27 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP European History, AP French V, AP German V, AP Human Geography, AP Language & Composition, AP Latin V, AP Literature & Composition, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish V, AP Spanish VI, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government & Politics, AP U.S. Government & Politics--We the People, AP United States History, AP World History, IB Biology, IB Chemistry, IB English, IB French, IB Geography, IB German, IB History of the Americas, IB Latin, IB Math, IB Physics, IB Psychology, IB Spanish
Average SAT score1190
Average ACT score25
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniform khaki pants and uniform shirts/sweatshirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 16
Yearly Tuition Cost$12,300
% on Financial Aid
44%
Average Financial Aid Grant$4,723
Acceptance Rate
83%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDuane Emery
Admissions AssociateNick Torres

Sports

Total Sports Offered18 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDiving,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
RugbySoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.34 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art Club, Book Club, Brain Game (Academic Competition), CAFE Club (Multicultural Club), Concert Choir, Dance Team, Environmental Club, Film Study Club, Flag Corps/Drill Team, French Club, German Club, Gospel Choir, Habitat for Humanity, Intramural Athletics, Jazz Band, Latin Club, Liturgy Planning Committee, Marching Band, Math League, Model United Nations, Newspaper, Orchestra, Pro Life Club, Promise to Keep, Robotics, Science Club, Service Clubs, Spanish Club, Speech Team, Student Council, Student Government, Theatre, We the People, Yearbook Art Club, Book Club, Concert Choir, Dance Team, French Club, German Club, Gospel Choir, Jazz Band, Latin Club, Marching Band, Math League, Newspaper, Orchestra, Pro Life Club, Robotics, Science Club, Service Clubs, Spanish Club, Speech Team, Theatre, We the People, Yearbook, Brain Game (Academic Competition),
CAFE Club (Multicultural Club),
Environmental Club,
Film Study Club,
Flag Corps/Drill Team,
Habitat for Humanity,
Intramural Athletics,
Liturgy Planning Committee,
Model United Nations,
Promise to Keep,
Student Council,
Student Government,

School Notes

  • Cathedral, a Catholic college preparatory high school in the Holy Cross tradition, provides to a diverse group of students opportunities for spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional and physical growth to have the competence to see and the courage to act. Founded in 1918, the school enrolls students from more than 150 schools in Indiana and beyond. While more than 99% of the graduates immediately attend colleges and universities across the country, the school is committed to academic diversity and offers three academic levels of instruction to meet the individual needs of the students plus a Learning Resource Center with the school's renowned Language Support Porgram for students with diagnosed learning differences. The most recent graduating class earned more than $45 million in college/university scholarships and awards, and 100% were accepted at four-year colleges/universities.
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