DePaul Catholic High School

DePaul Catholic High School provides a Catholic experienceofeducational sharing which promotes, protects, and nurturesthedignity of each person while fostering a communal commitmentoflove and service to all of God's people.
Our staff and administration are dedicated to providing youwiththe finest possible educational experience in a safe,supportiveenvironment, rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
We believe the values rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christcallfor all members of the educational community to recognizetheirneed for: spiritual growth centered in Christ; adevelopedintellect; physical health; emotional maturity; and acommitment tothe respect for others in the moral, cultural, andcivicarenas.
We believe DePaul Catholic provides students the opportunitytostrive for excellence and learn according to their ability.
We believe in challenging students to thinkcritically,communicate effectively, develop a sense of social andmoraljustice, and live accordingly.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Students: 560 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,800
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 9 / rolling

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DePaul Catholic High School places among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

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Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1956
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
560 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade
DePaul Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size
22 students
Number of AP Courses
16 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
1150
Average ACT score
26
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(golf shirt and pants/skirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
Dec. 9 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$350 Tablet and Academic Technology Fee
% on Financial Aid
65%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,500
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Anne Rotundo
Admissions Associate
Darlene Saparito

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
38 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Art Club, Astronomy Club, Biology Team, Chemistry Team, Chess Club, Dramatic Production, Forensics, Gold Key Club, Great Books Club, Ham Radio Club, Instrumental Music Lessons, Interact Club, Literary Magazine, Math League, Media Aides, Medical Science Club, Mock Trial Team, Music Ministry, Musical Production, National Honor Society, Office Assistants Club, Peer Ministry, Right to Life Club, Robotics Club, School Newspaper, Ski Club, Spanish National Honor Society, Stage Crew, Student Council, Student Government, Talent Show, Tutoring Program, Yearbook Club, Youth Group

Club or Organization:
Art Honor Society, Math Honor Society, Science Honor Society, Theology Honor Society

School Notes

  • College Preparatory Program; 4-year college guidance program;4year Theology curriculum; 23 Varsity sports; Over 50 clubsandactivities; National Honor Society and 6 academic honorsocieties;60 hours of community service required; STREAMcurriculum; ACECurriculum through Notre Dame; 16 Advanced Placementcoursesoffered; College credit available through CaldwellUniversity

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Students: 560 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,800
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 9 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Passaic County, NJ is $7,147 for elementary schools and $10,840 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Passaic County, NJ is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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