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 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 (2024)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 248 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,950
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 13 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Sports offered

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students
248 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
Duchesne High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
13 students
Number of AP Courses
21 courses
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
polo, plaid skirt, khaki pants

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Nov. 13 / 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
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Becky Williamson



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
19 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, 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, Improv Team, Speech Team, Thespians

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Esports Team, 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 21 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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Duchesne High School cost?
Duchesne High School's tuition is approximately $12,950 for private students.
What schools are Duchesne High School often compared to?
Duchesne High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like St. Dominic High School by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of Duchesne High School?
The acceptance rate of Duchesne High School is 98%, which is higher than the national average of 90%.
What sports does Duchesne High School offer?
Duchesne High School offers 14 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball and Weightlifting. Duchesne High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for most sports offered.
What is Duchesne High School's ranking?
Duchesne High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for: Most AP courses offered, Most sports offered and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for Duchesne High School?
The application deadline for Duchesne High School is Nov. 13 / rolling (applications are due on Nov. 13 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
We love the community feels at Duchesne! Its high focus on academic excellence leaves students well-prepared for college. All teachers are interested in all of the students and know them well. They have an outstanding house program that engages students across class years and friend groups that gives the school great friendship and involvement.
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We love the tight-knit community of Duchesne! There is a wide range of options for both academics and extracurricular activities. The faculty are invested in the students and want to help them grow in all aspects.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 248 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,950
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 13 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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