Cathedral School Of St Mary

Central Catholic High School, a college preparatory diocesan school for boys, is guided by the educational principles of Saint John Baptist de La Salle.
The school strives to provide a challenging, relevant, and diverse program of studies and extracurricular activities in an environment that fosters a life of faith and scholarship and develops leaders rooted in the Gospel values of integrity, respect, service, justice and peace.
We strive to provide each student with realistic challenges according to his capacity for intellectual growth, creativity, and spiritual development.
During these formative years we strive to stimulate his mind, guide his critical thinking, promote competent self-expression, and develop his faith.
We will help the student to make choices likely to provide personal fulfillment beyond high school.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1866

Student Body

Total Students191 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade Cathedral School Of St Mary Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,500
Tuition NotesYearly Tuition
Admissions DirectorEsmeralda L. Hoang


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Flag Football, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Flag FootballSoccer,

School Notes

  • Cathedral School of Saint Mary has the great distinction of being the first school in continuous operation in Austin, established in 1866. The rich history of our school parallels the history of Austin.  A history that stretches from the beginning of the state of Texas through the bleak years of the Depression and World War II, to the boom of the late twentieth century, when the Austin metropolitan area reached a population of a million. The unique history of the many generations who have attended Cathedral School of Saint Mary is present on our campus. While the building, curriculum, and faculty have changed over the last 150 years, the values we seek to instill in our students remain the same. The Sisters of the Holy Cross order concentrated on the three R`s and Catholic Church`s teachings in order to guide young lives on the path to Christ. Today, lay faculty members emphasize the same traditional values in order to accomplish the same goals: Christian formation and academic success.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school, elementary school and preschool to Cathedral School Of St Mary is Austin City Academy (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Austin
    Austin City Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    Grades: PK-12 | 35 students
    0.3 miles
    9301 US-290 #105,
    Austin, TX 78736
    (512) 288-4883
    0.3 PK-12
  • Austin
    Grades: NS-12 | 539 students
    0.5 miles
    801 Rio Grande
    Austin, TX 78701
    (512) 480-8142
    0.5 NS-12
  • Austin
    St. Martins Lutheran School
    Daycare / Preschool (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: NS | 120 students
    0.7 miles
    606 W 15th Street
    Austin, TX 78701
    (512) 476-4037
    0.7 NS
  • Austin
    Grades: PK-8 | 212 students
    0.8 miles
    1911 San Antonio St
    Austin, TX 78705
    (512) 477-3751
    0.8 PK-8
  • Austin
    Grades: 9-12
    1.4 miles
    1701 Toomey Road
    Austin, TX 78704
    (512) 910-8980
    1.4 9-12

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