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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,220 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,300
  • Acceptance rate: 78%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 17

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1871
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
1,220 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
94%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Cretin Derham Hall Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
89 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
22 students
Number of AP Courses
8 courses
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP Environmental Science, AP Physics, AP Statistics, AP Us Government
Average ACT score
25
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(uniforms)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,220 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,300
  • Acceptance rate: 78%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 17

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The average private school tuition in Saint Paul, MN is $10,164 for elementary schools and $18,127 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).

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