North Catholic High School

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North Catholic High School Photo #1 - Our Cranberry Campus Opens in Fall 2014
  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1939

Student Body

Total Students593 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade North Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses21 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP 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
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki Pants, Plaid Skirts, Button Down Shirts, Polos)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$13,075
Tuition NotesScholarships and financial aid opportunities are available. To learn more about these opportunities, please click here: https://www.northcatholic.org/aid/
% on Financial Aid
60%
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMrs. Megan O'Hara
Admissions AssociateMr. Aaron Kelly

Sports

Total Sports Offered18 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCrew,
Cross CountryDiving,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWrestling,

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.

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