Donovan Catholic

  • 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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
AdvancED
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
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
20%
State avg.: 30%
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)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,540
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

Total Sports Offered 24 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Surf Team, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfGymnastics,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SailingSnowboarding,
SoccerSoftball,
Surf TeamSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,
Winter TrackWrestling,

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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