Donovan Catholic is a learning community seeking truth through faith, service and scholarship.
The Catholic community of Donovan Catholic educates its students to live their faith, respect and serve others, and pursue academic excellence in a college preparatory environment.
To fulfill our mission, we have developed a strong curriculum that includes a wide range of subjects, recognizes various ability levels, and nurtures students' curiosity and creativity.
Our Campus Ministry program and Religion Department encourage students to serve others, while reflecting about life and their relationship with God and other people.
Our co-curricular and athletic programs offer a wide range of activities that encourage students to develop and apply their talents outside the classroom setting.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 685 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,540
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Donovan Catholic ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

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Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1962

Student Body

Total Students
685 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
Donovan Catholic Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
34%
Average Class Size
23 students
Number of AP Courses
12 courses
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP United States History, AP World History, Catholic Social Teaching (Honors/College Credit through Georgian Court Univ.), Computer Science (Honors/College Credit through Ocean County College)
Average SAT score
1254
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Khaki Pants or Kilt with Blue Polo)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
10 month payment plan
% on Financial Aid
28%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$3,200
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Kathleen D'Andrea
Admissions Associate
Dennis Carey

Sports

School Notes

  • - Only Catholic High School in Ocean County. - All students must fulfill a service requirement. - Every student receives a laptop computer. - Collegiate Scheduling is utilized.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 685 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,540
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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