Knoxville Catholic High School

Knoxville Catholic High School, in partnership with parents and supporting parishes, is dedicated to teaching the Gospel, igniting a love for learning, and nurturing individual growth in body, mind, and spirit, as students are prepared to be Disciples of Christ who influence a constantly changing world.
Our vision is to be a cornerstone of Catholic school education, inspiring young people through the ministry of Christ.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 627 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,700
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Knoxville Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1932
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2008, 2012, 2014

Student Body

Total Students
627 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade
Knoxville Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
68%
Average Class Size
17 students
Number of AP Courses
19 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Biology AP, Calculus AB AP, Calculus BC AP, Chemistry AP, English 3 (Language and Literature) AP, English 4 (LIteratue and Composition) AP, European History AP, French Language and Culture AP, Human Geography AP, Latin: Vergil AP, Physics 1 AP, Physics 2 AP, Physics C: Mechanics, Spanish Language AP, Statistics AP, Studio Art AP, U.S. Government AP, U.S. History AP, World History: Modern AP
Average SAT score
1220
(Out of 1600)
Average ACT score
28
(Out of 36)
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Non-Catholic Tuition is $14,100
Admissions Director
Joni Punch
Admissions Associate
Jill Gilbertson

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
CCC – Student Spirit Section, FIRST Robotics Team, Mock Trial Team

Arts and Music Programs:
Irish Arts Theatre Co., Irish Media Network

School Notes

  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Cormac McCarthy - Class of 1950
    • Harrison Smith - Class of 2006 | NFL Minnesota Vikings All-Pro Safety
    • Amari Rodgers - Class of 2017 | NFL Green Bay Packers wide receiver
    • Cade Mays - Class of 2018 | NFL Carolina Panthers lineman
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Knoxville Catholic High School cost?
Knoxville Catholic High School's tuition is approximately $12,700 for private students.
What schools are Knoxville Catholic High School often compared to?
Knoxville Catholic High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Christian Academy Of Knoxville by visitors of our site.
Who are famous alumni from Knoxville Catholic High School?
Knoxville Catholic High School famous alumni include: Cormac McCarthy, Harrison Smith, Amari Rodgers and Cade Mays.
What sports does Knoxville Catholic High School offer?
Knoxville Catholic High School offers 18 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Wrestling. Knoxville Catholic High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for most sports offered.
What is Knoxville Catholic High School's ranking?
Knoxville Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Tennessee for: Highest average ACT score, Largest student body, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Knoxville Catholic High School?
The application deadline for Knoxville Catholic High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Knoxville Catholic High School located?
Knoxville Catholic High School is located in the Cedar Bluff neighborhood of Knoxville, TN. There are 5 other private schools located in Cedar Bluff.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 627 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,700
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Knoxville, TN is $7,888 for elementary schools and $8,629 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Knoxville, TN is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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