Leo Catholic High School

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  • Leo High School's mission is to expand its ability to provide a high school and college preparatory education to young men and to prepare them for the 21st Century.
  • Leo High School's educational program is directed towards the growth of the whole person--a synthesis of faith, life, and culture through a Catholic faith community in which each human being is seen as created in God's image.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedBasic IEP support
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students142 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Leo Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size17 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average ACT score19
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Shirt/ tie and khaki pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 1 / Mar. 30 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,500
Tuition NotesTuiton is $7,500.00 yearly and finanical assistance is provided to families that apply.
% on Financial Aid
80%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,500
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMr. Michael Holmes

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Boxing, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Paddle Tennis, Soccer, Track and Field, Weightlifting, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingBoxing,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
FootballFreestyle Skiing,
GolfPaddle Tennis,
SoccerTrack and Field,
WeightliftingWinter Track,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Book Club, Chess Club, Debate Team, Fellowship of Student/Athletes, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Yearbook Club

School Notes

  • Leo High School is looking for outstanding young men that are determine to reach their fullest potiential in the classroom and in their personal growth. 
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