Central Catholic Middle & High School

Central Catholic was founded in 1956. For the past 45 years, we have been proud to serve the Grand Island area.
Central Catholic began as a four-year high school for grades 9-12.
Grades seven and eight were added later to form a junior-senior high school.
In 1997, a $1-million building expansion was completed and sixth grade was added to the school.
Today, Central Catholic consists of a middle school for grades 6-8 and a high school for grades 9-12.
Central Catholic is fully accredited by the Nebraska Department of Education and North Central Association of Colleges & Schools.
All members of the administrative and teaching staff are certified by the State of Nebraska.
Central Catholic is primarily a college preparatory institution. The school seeks to meet the needs of all students through a diversified curriculum.
At the middle school level, emphasis is placed on learning basic skills and exposing students to a wide variety of learning opportunities in a highly structured environment.
At the high school level, a broad range of courses are offered to meet the individual needs of students.
Religious instruction is an integral part of the curriculum for both middle school and high school students.
To promote moral and spiritual development, Christian principles based upon Catholic Tradition are incorporated into every phase of daily school life.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 47 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences, Language-based
Year Founded
1956
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
274 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Central Catholic Middle & High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
43%
Average Class Size
47 students
Number of AP Courses
3 courses
Advanced Courses
AP Calculus, AP English Language and Composition, AP World History
Average ACT score
24
(Out of 36)
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
spirit wear-casual uniform-Khaki or navy blue pants, Dark or royal blue, white, gray shirts

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Jazz Ensemble, Newspaper, Spanish Club, Speech Team, Student Council, Swing Choir, Yearbook
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Central Catholic Middle & High School often compared to?
Central Catholic Middle & High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Heartland Lutheran High School by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of Central Catholic Middle & High School?
The acceptance rate of Central Catholic Middle & High School is 100%, which is higher than the national average of 93%.
What sports does Central Catholic Middle & High School offer?
Central Catholic Middle & High School offers 14 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Wrestling. Central Catholic Middle & High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Nebraska for most sports offered.
When is the application deadline for Central Catholic Middle & High School?
The application deadline for Central Catholic Middle & High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 47 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average acceptance rate in Nebraska is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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