Rosary Academy

  • Located in Fullerton, California, Rosary Academy is a private, four-year secondary Catholic school for girls.
  • It opened in 1965 and operates under the present jurisdiction of the Diocese of Orange.
  • Our school philosophy is founded on a common vision and understanding of Catholic tradition, education, attitudes, beliefs, and values, as revealed in the Gospel message of Jesus Christ.
  • We strive to provide a faith community which accepts Jesus Christ as the way to respond to one's neighbor, the truth to be communicated, and the life to be shared.
  • We uphold the dignity and uniqueness of each individual within the community experience.
  • We endeavor to provide guidance for her journey of faith and opportunities for her growth and development as a daughter of God.
  • Rosary Academy offers a diversified college preparatory curriculum, complemented by an extensive co-curricular program.
  • We challenge each student to acquire and refine the skills necessary for a fulfilled, well-balanced life.
  • The faculty and staff are strongly committed to developing in our students academic excellence and technological competence in all areas.
  • We seek to cultivate leadership skills, initiative, personal accountability, and an increased sense of self-worth.
  • The goal of the Rosary community is to empower each student to become a woman of faith and a citizen who is knowledgeable, creative, ethical, and responsible.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1965
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students367 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeRosary Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses17 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, Honors Chemistry, AP Chemistry, AP Physics, Honors Physics, Honors Algebra I & II Honors Geometry, AP Calculus, Honors Pre-Calculus, Honors Economics, Honors English I & II AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composi
Average ACT score25
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 1 / Jan. 19 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$16,630
Tuition NotesCatholic rate, additional fees for activities, athletics, textbooks and uniforms.
% on Financial Aid
20%
Admissions DirectorMary Doherty

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water PoloBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Water Polo

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Co-Curricular/Academic Clubs (8), Outreach Club& Service Clubs (8), Special Interest Clubs (14)

Arts and Music Programs:
Tri-School Theatre Program

School Notes

  • Located in Fullerton, California, Rosary High School is a private, four-year secondary Catholic school for girls. It opened in 1965 and operates under the present jurisdiction of the Diocese of Orange. Our school philosophy is founded on a common vision and understanding of Catholic tradition, education, attitudes, beliefs, and values, as revealed in the Gospel message of Jesus Christ. We believe in the value of the family unit as the primary educational environment for our students; therefore, we work to assist the family in this endeavor. We strive to provide a faith community which accepts Jesus Christ as the way to respond to one's neighbor, the truth to be communicated, and the life to be shared. We uphold the dignity and uniqueness of each individual within the community experience. We endeavor to provide guidance for her journey of faith and opportunities for her growth and development as a daughter of God. Rosary High School offers a diversified college preparatory curriculum, complemented by an extensive co-curricular program. We challenge each student to acquire and refine the skills necessary for a fulfilled, well-balanced life. The faculty and staff are strongly committed to developing in our students academic excellence and technological competence in all areas. We seek to cultivate leadership skills, initiative, personal accountability, and an increased sense of self-worth. The goal of the Rosary community is to empower each student to become a woman of faith and a citizen who is knowledgeable, creative, ethical, and responsible.
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