Kennedy Catholic High School

Kennedy Catholic High School is a four-year Archdiocesan co-ed Catholic high school open to students of all backgrounds and faiths.
It is the mission of Kennedy Catholic to graduate leaders following Christ in a school community that is accessible, diverse and committed to pursuing the fullest potential of every student.
We are a school of teachers, learners, parents, and partners focused on the goal of adapting to each student's particular capacities, needs, interests, and passions and supporting them to reach their fullest potential.
It is because we embrace a comprehensive vision of diversity that innovation, student-centered instruction, academic excellence, and collaboration with the entire community is possible.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 817 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $19,392
  • Acceptance rate: 86%
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 31 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Kennedy Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Washington for:

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
1966
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
817 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
54%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade
Kennedy Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
107 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
86%
Average Class Size
23 students
Number of AP Courses
14 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Calculus AB/BC, AP Environmental Science, AP Literature & Composition, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Statistics, AP US History
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
45%
Acceptance Rate
86%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mr. Julian Franco
Admissions Associate
Casey Fredricksen

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
38 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
American Sign Language Club, Anti-Sexist Intersectional Feminism Club, Art Club, Band Council, Black Student Union, Chess Club, Choir Council, Color Guard, Dance Yourself Club, Debate Club, Environmental Club, Esports Team, Filipino American Student Union, Hiking Club, History Club, Human Relations Club, IMAGO (Yearbook), Intramural Sports, Karaoke Club, Knitting Club, Knowledge Bowl, KOOCS, Lady Lancers, Lancers Against Cancer, Lancers for Faith and Freedom, Latinx Student Union, Math Competition Club, Peace and Justice, Poetry Club, Praise Band, Robotics, Saint Vincent de Paul, Science Club, Skiing & Snowboarding, Students for Life, Thespian Society, Touring Company, Ukulele Club

School Notes

  • Kennedy Catholic High School offers a comprehensive college preparatory curriculum that meets the diverse learning needs of all students. Our school program includes university partnership courses, Aquinas Honorscourses, AP program courses,the Mother Theresa program for students with learning differences, and English as a Foreign Language for international students. It is the mission of Kennedy Catholic to graduate leaders following Christ in a school community that is accessible, diverse, and committed to pursuing the fullest potential of every student.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Kennedy Catholic High School cost?
Kennedy Catholic High School's tuition is approximately $19,392 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Kennedy Catholic High School?
The acceptance rate of Kennedy Catholic High School is 86%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.
Does Kennedy Catholic High School offer a summer program?
Yes, Kennedy Catholic High School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Kennedy Catholic High School offer?
Kennedy Catholic High School offers 20 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo and Wrestling. Kennedy Catholic High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Washington for most sports offered.
What is Kennedy Catholic High School's ranking?
When is the application deadline for Kennedy Catholic High School?
The application deadline for Kennedy Catholic High School is Dec. 31 / rolling (applications are due on Dec. 31 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Last Day of School
June 06, 2025 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked WA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 817 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $19,392
  • Acceptance rate: 86%
  • Average class size: 23 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 31 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Seattle, WA is $20,764 for elementary schools and $22,995 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Seattle, WA is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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