Kolbe Cathedral High School

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1963

Student Body

Total Students301 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
98%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Kolbe Cathedral High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size22 students
Number of AP Courses4 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP CSP, English Language/Comp, Human Geography, U.S. History
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Dress khaki pants, button-down shirt and tie (boys), uniform skirt, KC sweaters or blazers (upper grades). )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineOct. 17 / Mar. 13 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,450
Tuition NotesTuition for 2017-2018 is $8450
Admissions DirectorHenry Rondon

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountrySoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

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.

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