Catholic Memorial

  • Catholic Memorial is an academic faith community for young men in grades 7-12.
  • We endeavor to instill in our students a mature commitment to the demands of Catholic Christian witness and a lifelong love of learning.
  • Catholic Memorial serves a range of socioeconomic backgrounds and academic abilities.
  • We embrace the diversity of the neighborhoods and surrounding towns of Boston by providing young men with a challenging college preparatory experience rooted in Gospel values.
  • We want our students to explore their academic, athletic, creative, and spiritual potential as educated gentlemen and citizens.
  • And we want their faith and ideals to find expression in service to God, neighbor, and the Church. With a dedicated faculty, staff, and supportive parents we create within our program an ethic of caring for the needs of each student.
  • In keeping with the tradition of Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice and the Congregation of Christian Brothers, we foster a passion for social justice and respect for the dignity of those treated least, lost, and last.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Year Founded1957

Student Body

Total Students665 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Catholic Memorial Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
88%
Average Class Size19 students
Number of AP Courses21 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Comparative Politics, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English, AP European History, AP Government, AP Physics, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP US History
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki pants and shirt-and-tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$19,700
Tuition NotesFinancial aid and scholarships are available
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDan Chisholm
Admissions AssociateLarry Rooney

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseRugby,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.24 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art Club, Bookstore, Bowling, Chamber Ensemble, Chess Club, Choir, Drama Club, Forensics, French Honor Society, International Club, Jazz Club, Latin Club, Latin Honor Society, Math Club, National Honor Society, Newspaper Club, Recycling, Robotics Club, SADD Club, Ski/Snowboard Club, Spanish Honor Society, Student Government, TV Broadcasting, Weightlifting

School Notes

  • Catholic Memorial is an academic faith community for young men in grades 7-12. We endeavor to instill in our students a mature commitment to the demands of Catholic Christian witness and a lifelong love of learning. Catholic Memorial serves a range of socioeconomic backgrounds and academic abilities. We embrace the diversity of the neighborhoods and surrounding towns of Boston by providing young men with a challenging college preparatory experience rooted in Gospel values. We want our students to explore their academic, athletic, creative, and spiritual potential as educated gentlemen and citizens. And we want their faith and ideals to find expression in service to God, neighbor, and the Church. With a dedicated faculty, staff, and supportive parents we create within our program an ethic of caring for the needs of each student. In keeping with the tradition of Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice and the Congregation of Christian Brothers, we foster a passion for social justice and respect for the dignity of those treated least, lost, and last.
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