Cheverus High School
5.00 (4 reviews)
Cheverus High School Photo #5 - The Robotics Team, Math Team, Academic Decathlon and Chess Team have won championships for a number of years.
Cheverus High School Photo #7 - School spirit is alive and well during sporting events and school assemblies.
Cheverus High School Photo #9 - There are numerous activities to chose from that met on campus and off campus.
- Our goal at Cheverus is to educate students in a deep and meaningful way.
- Our approach to education is meant to prepare students for college -- and for life.
- At Cheverus, this means academic rigor balanced with personal development.
- We want our students to reach their fullest potential academically, spiritually, and personally.Intellectual engagement is our foundation.
- Connection with the larger Portland community and emphasis on service reflect our purpose: to give our students the courage to discover their gifts and the confidence to share them for the common good.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)|
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||instructional support|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Summer Program Details||Link to Summer Program Details|
|Total Students||400 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 11%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||45 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||9:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||16 students|
|Number of AP Courses||15 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||AP: Calculus, AP: US History, Biology, Biology, Chemistry, Chemistry, English I, English Language, English Literature, Environmental Science, European History, French II, Geometry, History II, Honors: Algebra I, II, II, III, III, III, III, IV, IV, IV, Latin, Latin II, Physical Science, Physics, Pre-Calculus, Spanish, Spanish IV, Statistics, V, V|
|Average SAT score||1230|
|Average ACT score||25|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
(Boys: Khaki pants, suit jacket, button down shirt, tie Girls: Khaki pant/skirt, button down, blazer)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Jan. 20 / Aug. 20 / rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$19,650|
|Tuition Notes||Students are responsible to purchase books. This cost is approximately $300-$500.|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$6,500|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Beth Hanley|
|Admissions Associate||Andy Leach|
|Endowment Size||$9 million|
|Total Sports Offered||24 sports|
|Sports||Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Rock Climbing, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingAlpine Skiing, Baseball,|
Cross Country, Diving,
Field Hockey, Flag Football,
Ice Hockey, Lacrosse,
Nordic Skiing, Rock Climbing,
Tennis, Track and Field,
Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball,
Winter Track, Wrestling,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||38 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Academic Decathlon, Campus Ministry, Chess, Debate, Drama, Homefront, International Club, Key Club, Math, Outdoor, Recycling, Spanish, Student Council, Student Life
Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Jazz Band, Solstice
Recreational Athletic Programs:
Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Boys Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Girls Basketball, Girls Ice Hockey, Girls Lacrosse, Girls Soccer, Ice Hockey, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Outdoor Track, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming & Diving, Volleyball, Wrestling
- Here at Cheverus, we prepare young men and women to be people for and with others. Jesuit education seeks to develop the whole student - mind, body and spirit.Not only are Cheverus students challenged academically, but they are also encouraged to honor their own unique passions and gifts. Cheverus is committed to cultivating excellence and forming young people into competent, intellectually curious and socially conscious adults.
Profile last updated:
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Portland Grades: NS-8 | 138 students
856 Brighton Ave
Portland, ME 04102
(207)772-8689 1.8 NS-8
- Hebron Grades: 6-12 | 262 students
339 Paris Rd
Hebron, ME 04238
(207)966-5225 38 6-12
The teachers, staff and school community hold high expectations in all manner (behavior, respect, academics, involvement, courage) for the students. The children feel supported and loved in the climate Cheverus provides, thus find the way to rise to the challenges afforded to them with happiness. We are delighted and grateful to have found Cheverus High School to help us build such good citizens for our world.
- Posted by Parent - Former and current parent
Amazing school! My children are here and we couldn't be happier , them and my husband and I. It's an amazing community/school. Everyone treats each other with respect. It's a lot of work, but because of the community, my kids are OK with harder classes and more homework, therefore making them well prepared for college.
- Posted by Parent - Mrs NL
There are so many things I love about this school for all my children. The first thing my children noticed when shadowing is was how friendly the entire community is. Holding doors for each other, even just saying hello in the hallways. The curriculum is challenging, but that is what a college prep school is supposed to be like.So many things that Cheverus should share, like certain colleges give financial aid to any student that gets in from Cheverus, minimum of $10k, up to full cost. I LOVE the dress code, everyone is the same, not low cut shirts to distract others, no short shorts, etc etc.. My Children have all been happy here, and a happy teenager is priceless. Thank you Cheverus!!!
- Posted by Parent - Thrilled we chose Cheverus
This is an amazing school!!!
- Posted by Parent - Ftgf
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