Kolbe Cathedral High School is a Catholic, co-educational secondary school in the Diocese of Bridgeport serving a multicultural, urban community.
Members of the school community are expected to "Work hard and be nice." The school and family form a partnership to foster the development of young Christian men and women academically, socially, emotionally, and physically.
Successful completion of four years of Kolbe Cathedral produces an individual who exhibits caring for others in the spirit of Christianity, sharing of knowledge, skills and talents for the good of others, and a strength of character that dares to make a difference by living the Gospel message.
Kolbe Cathedral offers a variety of extracurriculur activities for students.
Students are encouraged to participate fully in those activities that interest them.
For the past several years, Kolbe has seen 100% of graduates go on to college.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 301 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,450
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: Oct. 17 / Mar. 13 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Kolbe Cathedral High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1976

Student Body

Total Students
301 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
98%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade
Kolbe Cathedral High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
22 students
Number of AP Courses
6 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP CSP, English Language/Comp, Human Geography, U.S. History
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Dress khaki pants, button-down shirt and tie (boys), uniform skirt, KC sweaters or blazers (upper grades).

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Oct. 17 / Mar. 13 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition for 2017-2018 is $8450
Admissions Director
Henry Rondon

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Catholic Youth Service Corp, Improv Club, Youth in Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir

School Notes

  • Kolbe Cathedral High School is a Catholic, co-educational secondary school in the Diocese of Bridgeport serving a multicultural, urban community. Members of the school community are expected to "Work hard and be nice." The school and family form a partnership to foster the development of young Christian men and women academically, socially, emotionally, and physically. Successful completion of four years of Kolbe Cathedral produces an individual who exhibits caring for others in the spirit of Christianity, sharing of knowledge, skills and talents for the good of others, and a strength of character that dares to make a difference by living the Gospel message. Students take classes in a 4 by 4 block schedule. One credit courses run the eighteen weeks of either the fall or spring semester and half credit courses run the nine weeks of a marking period or quarter of the year. The four daily classes are each 80 minutes long. Kolbe Cathedral offers a variety of extracurriculur activities for students. Students are encouraged to participate fully in those activities that interest them.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Kolbe Cathedral High School cost?

Kolbe Cathedral High School's tuition is approximately $8,450 for private students.

What sports does Kolbe Cathedral High School offer?

Kolbe Cathedral High School offers 9 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field and Volleyball.

What is Kolbe Cathedral High School's ranking?

Kolbe Cathedral High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Connecticut for: Highest percentage of students of color and Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for Kolbe Cathedral High School?

The application deadline for Kolbe Cathedral High School is Oct. 17 / Mar. 13 / rolling (applications are due on Oct. 17 / Mar. 13 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

School Reviews

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Kolbe Cathedral holds high expectations for every student and delivers in providing a strong faith-based, 21st Century education. Not only does Kolbe excel in preparing students for college, but it gives students the skills to thrive in the world beyond!
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 301 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,450
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: Oct. 17 / Mar. 13 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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