Central Catholic High School

Tel: (209)524-9611
  • Central Catholic High School provides 4-year College Preparatory education.
  • A Central Catholic graduate will be spiritually-developed, academically-prepared, a socially-responsible leader, and a globally-conscious citizen.
  • We offer 22 Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) Courses.
  • Through a college partnership, college courses are offered on our campus each year. Last year, our seniors earned 87 college credits prior to graduation.
  • The average SAT score is 1568 and the average ACT score is 23.
  • The Class of 2016 earned over $9 million in college scholarships and 100% of our graduates go on to college.
  • We currently have 17 clubs and 18 sports on campus and over 90% of our student body participates in co-curricular and sports activities.
  • Each student is required to complete 100 hours of Christian/ community service prior to graduation.
  • We have a growing International Student program with more than a dozen students from Asia and South America attending our campus.
  • We offer a variety of scholarships to incoming and current students.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1966

Student Body

Total Students 379 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade Central Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 23 students
Number of AP Courses 10 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Advanced Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP English Language, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Government and Politics - United States, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP United States History,
Average SAT score 1568
Average ACT score 23
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants/shorts, polo shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,690
Tuition Notes Central Catholic High School offers more than 50 scholarships to incoming and current students. Roughly 40% of our current student body has received more than $550,000 in scholarships to assist with tuition costs.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Jodi Tybor
Admissions Associate Chris Hancock


Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 22 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. ASB (Associated Student Body), Academic Decathlon, Art Club, BETA (Academic Achievement Club), Blue Crew, Book Club, Bowling Club, CSF (California Scholarship Federation - Academic Club), Christian Athletes, Creative Writing Club, Drama Club, Interact Club, International Club, Key Club (in conjunction with Kiwanis), Math Bowl Team, NHS (National Honor Society - Academic Club), Running Clubb, Science Olympiad, Social Justice Club, Speech and Debate Teams, Student Marketing, Technology Club Art Club, Blue Crew, Book Club, Bowling Club, Drama Club, Interact Club, Math Bowl Team, Running Clubb, ASB (Associated Student Body),
Academic Decathlon,
BETA (Academic Achievement Club),
CSF (California Scholarship Federation - Academic Club),
Christian Athletes,
Creative Writing Club,
International Club,
Key Club (in conjunction with Kiwanis),
NHS (National Honor Society - Academic Club),
Science Olympiad,
Social Justice Club,
Speech and Debate Teams,
Student Marketing,
Technology Club,

School Notes

  • Central Catholic is a 4-year, College Preparatory High School that offers students a rigorous, diverse curriculum rooted in the traditions of the Catholic faith. Central Catholic`s faculty is comprised of highly skilled and devoted educators who understand the vital role they have in shaping each student while preparing them for the challenges they are sure to face as college students and as global citizens in the 21st century.
  • Classes are designed to promote critical thinking, effective communication and strong reasoning skills. Students are encouraged to challenge themselves in their course selection and, for those students who seek a more rigorous course of study, Central Catholic offers honors and AP classes in English, social studies, mathematics, science and foreign language.
  • All courses offered meet or exceed the admission requirements for both public and private universities nationwide.
  • It is our ongoing goal for 100% of our seniors to attend college. 
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