Duchesne High School

Duchesne High School is a Catholic, co-ed, college preparatory school that prepares students for life by educating mind, body, and spirit as one.
Here for generations and for generations to come, Duchesne delivers an unmatched educational experience.
Its new Scholars Academy and four-time girls soccer state champions are just two examples of Duchesne`s exceptional success, from academics to athletics to the arts.
A 9:1 student-teacher ratio creates a safe, family environment for students to reach their full potential.
Numerous scholarships are offered to students; tuition assistance is available based on financial need.  To schedule a visit, go to duchesne-hs.org/shadow.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 321 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,500
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 16 / rolling

Top Rankings

Duchesne High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for:

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Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1924

Student Body

Total Students
321 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Duchesne High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
19 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average ACT score
24
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(polo, plaid skirt, khaki pants)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Nov. 16 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition assistance is available. Please call 636-946-2603 to set up a preliminary tuition assistance meeting.
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Lindsay McCullough

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
21 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Agape Prayer Group, Chess Club, Key Club International, Link Crew, National Honor Society (NHS), Newspaper Staff, Outreach Club, Pizza Club, Pro-Life Club, Science Olympiad Team, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Tech Crew, Yearbook Staff

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, Choirs, Drama Club, Improv Team, Speech Team, Thespians

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Ping Pong Club

School Notes

  • At Duchesne High School, we are guided by one mission: to educate students in mind, body and spirit. We are a Catholic, coeducational, college preparatory school with a tradition of excellence reaching back to 1924. Challenging academics, competitive athletics and vibrant student activities create a thriving community where faith is our cornerstone. Combined with our superior academic opportunities and college preparatory environment, our affordable tuition positions Duchesne as an outstanding value in private Catholic education.
  • While students follow a rigorous college preparatory curriculum, Duchesne High School's programs are designed for a wide range of academic abilities - from honors courses that challenge the intellectually gifted to basic courses that strengthen fundamental skills. A variety of elective courses allow students to tailor courses of study according to personal interests and career goals. Additionally, students can choose from 17 advanced college credit courses, covering all core academic subjects. Our college acceptance rate is 100 percent, and many graduates earn significant scholarship offers for superior performance in the classroom and community. To ready our students for future careers, technology is incorporated into all aspects of the curriculum.
  • Duchesne's cocurricular activities ensure that all students are able to develop their individual gifts. From championship athletics to performing arts and service organizations, our programs encourage students to find unique niches that complement their education. Our campus ministry integrates faith into all aspects of our curriculum and student life. Retreats, sacraments, Christian service and prayer groups create an atmosphere where students pursue the chance to make a difference in our world and cultivate personal relationships with God. 

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 321 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,500
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 16 / rolling

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