Cretin Derham Hall

  • Cretin-Derham Hall is a Catholic co-educational high school, co-sponsored by the Brothers of the Christian Schools and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, committed to Christian values and academic excellence in grades nine through twelve.
  • We will educate young men and women of diverse abilities, cultures, and socio-economic backgrounds for opportunities in post-secondary education.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1871
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students1220 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
94%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Cretin Derham Hall Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size22 students
Number of AP Courses8 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP Environmental Science, AP Physics, AP Statistics, AP Us Government
Average ACT score25
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 17
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,300
% on Financial Aid
44%
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,500
Acceptance Rate
78%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered25 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Drill Team, Fencing, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Nordic Skiing, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBadminton,
BaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingDrill Team,
FencingFootball,
GolfGymnastics,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
MarksmanshipNordic Skiing,
RiflerySoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,
Wrestling
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