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.

Top Placements

Cretin Derham Hall places among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for:

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 Students1,220 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
94%
State avg.: 18%
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
Show me:
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Minneapolis
    DeLaSalle High School
    DeLaSalle High School Photo - ACADEMICS: The Global Advantage Program offers students the opportunity to earn college credit through rigorous international travel courses, such as Biology study in the Costa Rican Rain Forest.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 715 students
    6.6 miles
    One DeLaSalle Drive
    Minneapolis, MN 55401
    (612) 676-7679
    6.6 9-12
    715
  • Saint Paul
    Hill Murray School
    Hill Murray School Photo - Hill-Murray campus
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-12 | 800 students
    9.5 miles
    2625 Larpenteur Ave E
    Saint Paul, MN 55109
    (651) 777-1376
    9.5 6-12
    800
  • Saint Paul
    Grades: PK-12 | 520 students
    8.5 miles
    2051 Larpenteur Avenue E
    Saint Paul, MN 55109
    (651) 748-5577
    8.5 PK-12
    520
  • Minneapolis
    Breck School
    (Episcopal)
    Grades: PK-12 | 1164 students
    9.6 miles
    123 Ottawa Ave N
    Minneapolis, MN 55422
    (763) 381-8217
    9.6 PK-12
    1164
  • Minneapolis
     Academy Of Holy Angels
    Academy Of Holy Angels Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 665 students
    6.5 miles
    6600 Nicollet Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55423
    (612) 798-2600
    6.5 9-12
    665

School Reviews

Endorse Cretin Derham Hall. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
As the COVID-19 virus spreads throughout the United States, we look at steps schools and parents can take to protect themselves from this highly contagious virus.
Raising children involves constant attention to their development and progress. Identifying learning disabilities must be part of your plan.
This article aims to show you where to look for information about school reopening protocols, school reopening communications, schools that have closed, and schools with COVID-19 cases, among other COVID-19 related issues.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please briefly describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Saint Paul, MN is $5,389 for elementary schools and $16,033 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Saint Paul, MN is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).