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Cathedral School is an approved member of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and meets Non-Public School standards set forth by the Mississippi State Department of Education.
Cathedral School is also a member of the National Catholic Education Association.
The mission of Cathedral School is to lead our community to a deeper knowledge of God. Through rigorous academics in communion with the Roman Catholic Church, we strive to educate the whole person -- body, mind, and soul. Our purpose is to form true missionaries of the Gospel who realize their full potential as individuals of the highest moral character.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked MS School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 628 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,460
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1847

Student Body

Total Students
628 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Cathedral School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
3 courses
Average ACT score
23
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(khaki pants and white polo shirt with logo)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Cara Moody

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Community Service, Junoir/Senior Mentoring Program, Key Club, Mayor's Youth Council, Natchez Youth Leadership, National Honor Society, Peer Ministry, Science National Honor Society, Science Olympiad, Student Council, Yearbook Staff

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir

School Notes

  • Cathedral School is an approved member of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and meets Non-Public School standards set forth by the Mississippi State Department of Education.
  • Cathedral School is also a member of the National Catholic Education Association.
  • The mission of Cathedral School is to lead our community to a deeper knowledge of God.  Through rigorous academics in communion with the Roman Catholic Church, we strive to educate the whole person -- body, mind, and soul.  Our purpose is to form true missionaries of the Gospel who realize their full potential as individuals of the highest moral character.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked MS School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 628 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,460
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Mississippi is $5,732 for elementary schools and $6,442 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Mississippi is 96% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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