Melbourne Central Catholic High School

Under the auspices of the Catholic Diocese of Orlando, Melbourne Central Catholic High School's mission is to educate students in a Christ-centered, college-preparatory environment with an emphasis on Catholic teachings and traditions.
Through teaching and example, faculty members strive to guide their students to a personal acceptance of faith and to a respect for the life-long educational process.
Melbourne Central Catholic is committed to the cultivation of individual potential and to the graduation of sincere, educated and articulate Christians.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 437 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $14,670
  • Acceptance rate: 92%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 23 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Melbourne Central Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida 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
1961
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
437 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade
Melbourne Central Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
66%
Average Class Size
22 students
Number of AP Courses
19 courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
School Uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 23 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Summer Program Cost
$125
% on Financial Aid
48%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$3,500
Acceptance Rate
92%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Krystle Sandy

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
26 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Academic Team, Anglers Club, Chess Club, Cyber Patriots, Film Club, Green and Gold Society, Harris Design Challenge, Key Club International, Mini Dance Marathon, Mock Trial, Mu Alpha Theta, National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, Peer Ministry Club, Quill and Scroll Honor Society, Rho Kappa, Science National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Student Government, Students for Life, Sword Club, Technology Club, Thespian Honor Society, Tri M Music Honor Society, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama Club

School Notes

  • Under the auspices of the Catholic Diocese of Orlando, Melbourne Central Catholic High School's mission is to educate students in a Christ-centered, college-preparatory environment with an emphasis on Catholic teachings and traditions.
  • Through teaching and example, faculty members strive to guide their students to a personal acceptance of faith and to a respect for the life-long educational process.
  • Melbourne Central Catholic is committed to the cultivation of individual potential and to the graduation of sincere, educated and articulate Christians.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Melbourne Central Catholic High School cost?
Melbourne Central Catholic High School's tuition is approximately $14,670 for private students and $125 for summer students.
What schools are Melbourne Central Catholic High School often compared to?
Melbourne Central Catholic High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of Melbourne Central Catholic High School?
The acceptance rate of Melbourne Central Catholic High School is 92%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.
What sports does Melbourne Central Catholic High School offer?
Melbourne Central Catholic High School offers 16 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, E-sports, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball. Melbourne Central Catholic High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Florida for most sports offered.
What is Melbourne Central Catholic High School's ranking?
Melbourne Central Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for: Largest student body, Most sports offered, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Melbourne Central Catholic High School?
The application deadline for Melbourne Central Catholic High School is Dec. 23 / rolling (applications are due on Dec. 23 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

School Calendar

View the Melbourne Central Catholic High School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
School Opens
August 12, 2024 (Monday)
School Closed/Thanksgiving Break
November 25, 2024 (Monday)
School Closed/Thanksgiving Break
November 26, 2024 (Tuesday)
School Closed/Thanksgiving Break
November 27, 2024 (Wednesday)
School Closed/Thanksgiving Break
November 28, 2024 (Thursday)

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (11 reviews)
5  
FAMILY-It is the backbone of this faith-based community. MCC is a place where academic excellence is taught hand in hand with the core values of the Catholic faith. Classes are small with personalized attention for each student. It is a stellar educational environment that cultivates a firm foundation for continued success in further education. The teachers, faculty, and coaches truly care for their students and go above and beyond to bring out the best in them. The student body is active in the community, striving to give back and make the world a better place. The values that are important to my family at home are reflected in the curriculum and mission at Melbourne Central Catholic. I truly enjoyed my time at MCC and knew that it was the perfect fit for my daughter to continue the legacy. We are so blessed to belong to the MCC family.
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5  
My two eldest daughters graduated from MCC fully prepared for the rigors of college life. Seeing them thrive academically while managing enough time for extra-curricular activities tells me how much MCC taught them beyond the classroom. Most importantly, they both are actively involved in their local college parishes. I am so proud to see my youngest daughter begin her MCC journey.
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My husband and I chose MCC for our 9th and 10th grade boys because we were looking for a school that not only helped them excel academically, but one that also provided a warm and inclusive environment. This is our second year at MCC, and we couldn't be happier with our decision. The teacher's and staff at MCC focus and develop the "whole" student-mind, body, and spirit. Sending our boys to a school that models respect and Cristian morals has been extremely refreshing. We spent the middle school years at Holy Trinity, where these important principles were not valued.
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As a student at MCC I see first hand excellence from the staff, teachers and other students. MCC is dedicated to preparing us for college and for our future beyond school. Every person at MCC has a role and is encouraged to do their very best. I couldn't be happier to be learning amongst peers who hold me and themselves to the highest of standards.
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5  
Beyond MCC's dedication to meeting the individual needs of their students and commitment to academic and co-curricular success, in every aspect of campus life, their Franciscan Charism fosters an environment in which service to others is encouraged and modeled and all feel safe, respected, and valued.
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5  
Both of my children attend MCC and I am so glad that they will graduate from this amazing school. The school offers quality programs in a faith filled environment. The teachers are caring and are willing to go the extra mile to help my children. I am confident that when my children graduate, they will be prepared to go to college, not only academically but as productive citizens of their communities.
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5  
MCC provides quality education in a supportive faith environment. I have been impressed with the level of academic rigor and high expectations. The classes are small and engaging with great teachers who also care about the students. The workload at MCC can be challenging and rigorous, but with good time management, you can work hard and play hard. Students leave being well prepared for college!
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5  
MCC is an excellent academic school, focused on individually preparing students for college and for life. The faculty is dedicated to helping students reach their potential both inside the classroom and out. It's a place where all students can feel supported and successful.
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5  
I couldn`t be happier with the level of attention and preparation for college my daughter has received. MCC is a Faith filled environment that has set the course for success in college and beyond.
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5  
MCC not only prepared me for college and beyond, my children are now receiving the benefits of this quality institution. This school is much more than excellent academics or quality athletics. MCC instills intangible values and qualities...it produces good human beings! Proud alum and proud parent.
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5  
Great school that prepares students for college and beyond. Faith, academics, athletics and much more!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 437 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $14,670
  • Acceptance rate: 92%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 23 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Melbourne, FL is $8,793 for elementary schools and $9,987 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Melbourne, FL is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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