Christian Brothers High School

Christian Brothers High School is an independent Catholic high school in Memphis, Tennessee for young men in grades 9 through 12. We are a community, inclusive of all religious, ethnic, and economic backgrounds, working together to achieve a shared mission steeped in Lasallian tradition: To give a human and Christian education to the young and to promote peace and justice, with a commitment to the service of the poor.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 720 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,250
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Christian Brothers High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1871
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
720 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade
Christian Brothers High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
73%
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
17 courses
Advanced Courses
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, European History, French, Latin, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics, Spanish, Statistics, US Government & Politics, US History, World History
Average ACT score
26
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Dress shirt and tie with a haircut that cannot cover your eyes or ears

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
35%
Admissions Director
Lauren Volpe
Admissions Associate
Natasha Sublette

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
38 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
ALLIES Club, Anime Club, Art Club, BBQ Club, Bridge Builders, Brothers in Government, Brothers In Law, Chess Club, Dungeons and Dragons Club, Esports Club, Facing History and Ourselves Student Leadership, Honor Council, Hunters for the Hungry, Investment Club, Jewish Student Union, Junior Classical League, Key Club, Knowledge Bowl, Lasallian Youth, Model UN, Ping Pong Club, Robotics Team, ROTC Club, Sasquatch Club, Science Olympiad, Spanish Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Government, Technology Club, Thespian Society, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Chorus, Theatre

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Climbing Club, Intramural Sports, Mountain Biking, Pickleball

School Notes

  • For more than 150 years, our school's inclusive community, or "Brotherhood," has defined the transformative student experience we offer at Christian Brothers High School. What's more, the fraternal bonds forged here create a lasting impact-a network of 12,000-plus alumni worldwide!
  • We serve boys across the entire Mid-South region, representative of more than 90 elementary and middle schools from 50-plus zip codes in Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas.
  • Our college preparatory academic program offers courses on multiple levels in order to serve a diverse group of learners. Yet,in the past five years, 14 students were named National Merit finalists with 29 students commended for their performance, and 15 students with a perfect ACT score. Notable college acceptances from the last few graduating classes include Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell University Duke University, Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Northwestern University, Rhodes College, Rice University, Tufts University, Tulane University, UCLA, UNC-Chapel Hill,University of Chicago, University of Miami, University of Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania, University of Virginia, US Air Force, Military, and Naval Academies,Vanderbilt University, and Yale University.
  • 65% of our students participate in sports with about 40% of those students being multi-sport student-athletes. We offer 14 different sports programs and have had teams in 50 State Championships, and each program has achieved at least one state title. Our baseball and soccer programs each hold the record for most state titles in Tennessee.
  • Instrumental to an unparalleled student experience at CBHS is our education in the disciplines of music (band and chorus), theatre, and visual arts. We pride ourselves on our enriched selection of opportunities for all students, regardless of previous experience or proficiency in any given area.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Christian Brothers High School cost?
Christian Brothers High School's tuition is approximately $15,250 for private students.
What sports does Christian Brothers High School offer?
Christian Brothers High School offers 16 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Rock Climbing, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Weightlifting and Wrestling. Christian Brothers High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for most sports offered.
What is Christian Brothers High School's ranking?
Christian Brothers High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for: Largest student body, Most sports offered, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Christian Brothers High School?
The application deadline for Christian Brothers High School is Dec. 1 / rolling (applications are due on Dec. 1 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 720 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,250
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Memphis, TN is $12,182 for elementary schools and $12,924 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Memphis, TN is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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