Rockhurst High School

Tel: (816)363-2036
  • Rockhurst High School is a Catholic college preparatory school for young men in grades nine through twelve.
  • Rockhust High School serves the greater Kansas City metropolitan area by educating Ignatian leaders, “men-for-others,” in the Roman Catholic Jesuit college preparatory tradition.
  • In the spirit of St. Ignatius, its goal is the formation of the whole person within a diverse and disciplined environment, as one who is open to growth, strives for academic excellence, is religious, loving, and committed to justice through service.
  • Student achievement at Rockhurst is measured in a number of ways, of course.
  • Academic grades reflect the quality of course work; athletic letters, the stamina and ability of a student athlete.
  • Rockhurst's aim is to educate the entire person -- to shape the intellectual, emotional, spiritual and physical development of a young man over the four years that he is a part of our community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.AdvancED
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1910

Student Body

Total Students1100 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 19%
Students by GradeRockhurst High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers98 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size25 students
Number of AP Courses15 courses
Average SAT score1360
Average ACT score27
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(shirts with collar, dress pants and shoes, belt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 14
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,550
Tuition NotesAbove amount includes fees.
% on Financial Aid
34%
Average Financial Aid Grant$5,000
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJack Reichmeier
Admissions AssociateTara Hall

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDiving,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Chess Club, Choir, Drumline, Ecology Club, Flying Club, Herpetology Club, Ice Hockey, Juggling Club, National Honor Society, NFL Speech and Debate, Pastoral Council, Pep Band, Piano Club, Racquetball Club, Regis Club (Service), SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), SPA (Students for Political Action), Spirit Club, Student Government Association, Video Game Clu

School Notes

  • Students must submit an essay as part of their application.  Also reviewed are seventh and eighth grade transcripts and standardized test scores.  Rockhurst also requires applicants to take the High School Placement Test (HSPT) in January of the eighth grade year.
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