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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1956
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students560 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeDePaul Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size22 students
Number of AP Courses16 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1150
Average ACT score26
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(golf shirt and pants/skirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 9 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$13,800
Tuition Notes$350 Tablet and Academic Technology Fee
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorAnne Rotundo
Admissions AssociateDarlene Saparito


Total Sports Offered21 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter Track, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
CheeringCross Country,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
WeightliftingWinter Track,


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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Paramus
    Grades: 9-12 | 1520 students
    7.8 miles
    425 Paramus Rd
    Paramus, NJ 07652
    7.8 9-12
  • Denville
    Grades: 9-12 | 413 students
    13.3 miles
    200 Morris Ave
    Denville, NJ 07834
    13.3 9-12
  • Ramsey
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    9.7 miles
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    Ramsey, NJ 07446
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  • Oradell
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    Grades: 9-12 | 760 students
    10.2 miles
    1040 Oradell Avenue
    Oradell, NJ 07649
    10.2 9-12
  • North Arlington
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    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 380 students
    13.2 miles
    191 Rutherford Place
    North Arlington, NJ 07031
    13.2 9-12

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