Newman Central Catholic High School

  • The mission of the Catholic School is to be an extension of Christ and His Church.
  • Newman High School seeks to provide students with a firm education in the Catholic faith and an emphasis on college preparatory curriculum.
  • Newman strives to develop students spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, and physically.
  • This is facilitated in an environment of faith and Christian service in the Church and society.
  • Through the cooperation of teachers, students, and parents, Newman Central Catholic High School seeks to realize these goals in a Christ-centered environment enlivened by the values of the Gospel.

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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
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAll
Year Founded1915
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students225 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Newman Central Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses5 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average ACT score23
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(dress code listed on the Newman website)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,900
Tuition NotesFees are an additional cost. Scholarships and tuition assistance availble for all.
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DivingFootball,
GolfSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Envirothon, Kairos, Key Club, Student Council

School Notes

  • The mission of the Catholic School is to be an extension of Christ and His Church. Newman High School seeks to provide students with a firm education in the Catholic faith and an emphasis on college preparatory curriculum. Newman strives to develop students spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, and physically. This is facilitated in an environment of faith and Christian service in the Church and society. Through the cooperation of teachers, students, and parents, Newman Central Catholic High School seeks to realize these goals in a Christ-centered environment enlivened by the values of the Gospel.

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Nearby Private Schools

  • The nearest high school to Newman Central Catholic High School is Faith Christian School (16.9 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school and preschool is St Mary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sterling
    St Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 202 students
    1.4 miles
    6 W 6th St
    Sterling, IL 61081
    (815) 625-2253
    1.4 PK-8
    202
  • Sterling
    Christ Lutheran School
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    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: NS-8 | 96 students
    1.8 miles
    2000 18th Ave
    Sterling, IL 61081
    (815) 625-3800
    1.8 NS-8
    96
  • Rock Falls
    Grades: PK-8 | 107 students
    2.4 miles
    701 11th Ave
    Rock Falls, IL 61071
    (815) 625-1456
    2.4 PK-8
    107
  • Dixon
    Grades: PK-8 | 223 students
    11.9 miles
    704 S Peoria Ave
    Dixon, IL 61021
    (815) 284-6986
    11.9 PK-8
    223
  • Dixon
    St Anne School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 118 students
    12.1 miles
    1112 N Brinton Ave
    Dixon, IL 61021
    (815) 288-5619
    12.1 K-8
    118

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