Central Catholic High School

  • Central Catholic was founded by Brother Florentius and the Marist Brothers of the Schools in 1935, to provide boys from Lawrence and vicinity the previously unavailable opportunity to receive a Catholic high school education.
  • Central Catholic High School, established and conducted by the Marist Brothers of the Schools, is dedicated to the mission of Saint Marcellin Champagnat: to make Jesus known and loved among young people.
  • Preparing hearts and minds for college and for life, Central Catholic promotes the spiritual, moral, intellectual, emotional and physical growth of the whole person.
  • Students are readied to assume their place as competent and compassionate members of the church and the human family.
  • Faculty and students form a Christian living community in which the dignity of each person is respected.
  • Central Catholic shows particular regard for students who are educationally at-risk and economically disadvantaged.
  • Every student is encouraged to develop their God-given talents and use them in the service of others, particularly the least favored.
  • Central Catholic High School, licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students1,316 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Central Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers100 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Andover
    Grades: 9-12 | 1146 students
    4.8 miles
    180 Main Street
    Andover, MA 01810
    (978)749-4050
    4.8 9-12
    1146
  • Danvers
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    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-12 | 1500 students
    14.2 miles
    72 Spring Street
    Danvers, MA 01923
    (978)774-1050
    14.2 6-12
    1500
  • Methuen
    Grades: 9-12 | 210 students
    1.1 miles
    209 Lawrence Street
    Methuen, MA 01844
    (978)682-9391
    1.1 9-12
    210
  • North Andover
    Brooks School
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    (Episcopal)
    Grades: 9-12 | 363 students
    4.3 miles
    1160 Great Pond Road
    North Andover, MA 01845
    (978)725-6272
    4.3 9-12
    363
  • Reading
    Austin Preparatory School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-12 | 748 students
    12.8 miles
    101 Willow St.
    Reading, MA 01867
    (781)944-4900
    12.8 6-12
    748

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The average private school tuition in Massachusetts is $12,958 for elementary schools and $31,739 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).