North Catholic High School is founded in the rich educational tradition of the Roman Catholic diocese of Pittsburgh and the Marianist charism.
We welcome students from various communities and faith experiences.
Our mission is the formation of Christ-centered young adults who are leaders in their communities, known by their intellectual, practical, ethical and human skills. NC provides academic excellence in the context of Gospel values and sends graduates out to the world with a global vision recognizing the dignity of every human life, the need to pursue justice and the service of others.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 644 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $14,650
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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North Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1939

School Calendar

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

Event
Date
First Day of School for Freshmen & Sophomores Only (School Events)
August 22, 2022 (Monday)
First Day of School for Juniors & Seniors Only (School Events)
August 23, 2022 (Tuesday)
Closed for Thanksgiving Break (School Events)
November 23, 2022 (Wednesday)
Closed for Thanksgiving Break (School Events)
November 24, 2022 (Thursday)
Closed for Thanksgiving Break (School Events)
November 25, 2022 (Friday)

Student Body

Total Students
644 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
North Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
26 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French, AP Latin, AP Physics, AP Spanish, AP Studio Art, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP U.S. History, AP World History, AP/CHS Statistics, CHS Argumentation, CHS Argumentation, CHS/Honors Religion IV
Average SAT score
1397
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Khaki Pants, Plaid Skirts, Button Down Shirts, Polos)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Scholarships and financial aid opportunities are available. To learn more about these opportunities, please click here: www.northcatholic.org
% on Financial Aid
60%
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mrs. Megan O'Hara

Sports

School Notes

  • We are the fastest growing co-ed Catholic school in the Diocese of Pittsburgh. 
  • Our mission is the formation of Christ-centered young adults who are leaders in their communities, known by their intellectual, practical, ethical, and human skills.
Profile last updated: 07/20/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 644 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $14,650
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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