Central Catholic High School

Central Catholic High School, a college preparatory diocesan school for boys, is guided by the educational principles of Saint John Baptist de La Salle.
The school strives to provide a challenging, relevant, and diverse program of studies and extracurricular activities in an environment that fosters a life of faith and scholarship and develops leaders rooted in the Gospel values of integrity, respect, service, justice and peace.
We strive to provide each student with realistic challenges according to his capacity for intellectual growth, creativity, and spiritual development.
During these formative years we strive to stimulate his mind, guide his critical thinking, promote competent self-expression, and develop his faith.
We will help the student to make choices likely to provide personal fulfillment beyond high school.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 833 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

Central Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students
833 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Central Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Central Catholic High School, a college preparatory diocesan school for boys, is guided by the educational principles of Saint John Baptist de La Salle. The school strives to provide a challenging, relevant, and diverse program of studies and extracurricular activities in an environment that fosters a life of faith and scholarship and develops leaders rooted in the Gospel values of integrity, respect, service, justice and peace. We strive to provide each student with realistic challenges according to his capacity for intellectual growth, creativity, and spiritual development. During these formative years we strive to stimulate his mind, guide his critical thinking, promote competent self-expression, and develop his faith. We will help the student to make choices likely to provide personal fulfillment beyond high school.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central Catholic High School's ranking?
Central Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Central Catholic High School?
The application deadline for Central Catholic High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Central Catholic High School located?
Central Catholic High School is located in the Squirrel Hill North neighborhood of Pittsburgh, PA. There are 7 other private schools located in Squirrel Hill North.

School Reviews

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Many many years ago, I attended Central Catholic High School. As a vintage old-timer, the school provided me an excellent preparatory background for academic success first at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, and then at the University of Pittsburgh. Thank you Central!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 833 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Pittsburgh, PA is $13,013 for elementary schools and $20,489 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Pittsburgh, PA is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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