Cathedral School

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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 (2024)

  • Top Ranked MS School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 627 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
627 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 19%
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
(Out of 36)
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

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Cathedral School cost?
Cathedral School's tuition is approximately $5,460 for private students.
What schools are Cathedral School often compared to?
Cathedral Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Adams County Christian School by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of Cathedral School?
The acceptance rate of Cathedral School is 95%, which is equal to the national average of 95%.
What sports does Cathedral School offer?
Cathedral School offers 14 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Winter Track. Cathedral School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Mississippi for most sports offered.
What is Cathedral School's ranking?
Cathedral School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Mississippi for: Largest student body, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Cathedral School?
The application deadline for Cathedral School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MS School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 627 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 $5,894 for elementary schools and $6,458 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Mississippi is 95% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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