Morris Catholic High School
Quick Stats (2023)
- Top Ranked NJ School
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 428 students
- Yearly Tuition: $13,900
- Acceptance rate: 40%
- Average class size: 19 students
- Application Deadline: Dec. 31 / rolling
- Source: Verified school update
Morris Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:
Academics and Faculty
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate
- Leading the Way
- One of the goals of Morris Catholic is to teach each student how to recognize his or her own potential for leadership through academics, Catholic identity, service, athletics or the arts. Here are the pillars of leadership that distinguish Morris Catholic as the place where leadership comes to life:
- Catholic Identity
- As a Catholic school with the Diocese of Paterson, Morris Catholic integrates the Catholic faith tradition into all all aspects of student life. As a Catholic school, we welcome those students who may not have been raised in the Catholic faith and at the same time, we strive to model and promote the Gospel of Jesus Christ as it has been passed on through the Tradition of the Roman Catholic Church. The Sisters of Christian Charity have taught at MCHS since its founding in 1957 and their convent was converted (in 2015) into Assumption College for Sisters. We are also staffed with two priests, our President and Chaplain. Along with the entire faculty and staff, our President, Fr. Peter Clarke and Principal, Mr. Robert Loia, ensure that the school`s Catholic identity is strong and vibrant.
- Faculty & Staff
- Teachers are the first direct models of leadership for students, and we seek to provide its students with the best. Morris Catholic employs a well-qualified team of nearly 50 devoted teachers and administrators, 70% of whom possess advanced degrees, staffs Morris Catholic. Visit the Faculty and Staff section of our website to get to know our teachers better.
- School Environment
- The school`s environment is rich with tradition, spirituality, respect, and warmth. Visitors often comment on their feeling welcomed and comfortable in our school. This sense of welcome and acceptance, coupled with a healthy awareness of order, make MCHS an ideal placement for the college-prep high school student.
- Academic Excellence
- Our graduates are accepted to and attend some of the finest colleges and universities in the United States. These statistics clearly reflect not just the fine academic program at MCHS, but the high caliber of the hardworking students that contribute to the community. Please visit our Graduation Statistics Page to see the type of colleges and universities our students are being accepted into, as well as scholarship statistics.
- Beyond the Classroom
- Morris Catholic has much available in terms of extra-curricular activities, which complement our well-defined, core academic program. Our Athletic Department offers sixteen varsity programs. In addition to Athletics, Morris Catholic offers more than two dozen clubs covering interests in government, economics, art, photography, podcasting, sewing, guitar and leadership. Morris Catholic sponsors a nationally-recognized performing arts program (Troupe 23) in which students have opportunities to participate in a Fall Drama, Spring Musical, and Summer Nationals. Visit the Athleticsand Arts sections of the website to see what our talented students are doing, and to connect with these departments.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Morris Catholic High School cost?
Morris Catholic High School's tuition is approximately $13,900 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Morris Catholic High School?
The acceptance rate of Morris Catholic High School is 40%, which is lower than the national average of 80%. Morris Catholic High School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in New Jersey with low acceptance rates.
What sports does Morris Catholic High School offer?
Morris Catholic High School offers 15 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track and Wrestling. Morris Catholic High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for most sports offered.
What is Morris Catholic High School's ranking?
Morris Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for: Lowest average acceptance rates, Largest student body, Most sports offered and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for Morris Catholic High School?
The application deadline for Morris Catholic High School is Dec. 31 / rolling (applications are due on Dec. 31 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).
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