The philosophy of Roselle Catholic High School, a college preparatory regional high school in the Archdiocese of Newark, is based on the Catholic tradition of education as expressed by the Marist Brothers of the Schools.
Following in the tradition of Saint Marcellin Champagnat, the founder of the Marist Brothers, we are a group of dedicated men and women who believe that when educating young people it is first necessary to love them.
At Roselle Catholic, we strive to live and work as a Christian community marked by care, mutual respect and discipline.
Inspired by Saint Marcellin, we strive to educate our students to be good Christians and good citizens.
We believe that our primary responsibility is to provide for every student the maximum opportunity for personal fulfillment.
This encompasses an understanding and application of ethical principles and values as well as a preparation for satisfying, productive work.
We seek to develop in all of our students an appreciation for their intrinsic worth and an understanding of their strengths and limitations.
We believe it is our responsibility to teach our students to appreciate diversity as a beneficial part of the multi-cultural world in which we live.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 354 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,500
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Roselle Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1959

Student Body

Total Students
354 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
72%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade
Roselle Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
33%
Average Class Size
25 students
Number of AP Courses
12 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French, AP Language & Composition, AP Literature & Composition, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP Studio Art, AP United States History
Average SAT score
1200
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
75%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,000
Admissions Director
Chris Clesca
Admissions Associate
Nancy Fischetti

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
32 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Anti-Bullying Club, Beatles Club, Book Club, Chess & Gaming Club, Environmental Club, Forensics, French Club, French National Honor Society, Freshman Ambassadors, Intramural Hockey, Irish-American Club, Italian-American Club, Japanese-Anime Club, Marist Youth, Math League, Mock Trial, Model UN, National Honor Society (NHS), Peer Counselors, Portuguese Association, Robotics Club, Salsa Club, Sophomore Activities Committee, Spanish Club, Spanish Honor Society, Student Council, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Dance Club, Digital Publications, Drama Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural Football, Intramural Volleyball

School Notes

  • The philosophy of Roselle Catholic High School, a college preparatory regional high school in the Archdiocese of Newark, is based on the Catholic tradition of education as expressed by the Marist Brothers of the Schools. Following in the tradition of Saint Marcellin Champagnat, the founder of the Marist Brothers, we are a group of dedicated men and women who believe that when educating young people it is first necessary to love them. At Roselle Catholic, we strive to live and work as a Christian community marked by care, mutual respect and discipline. Inspired by Saint Marcellin, we strive to educate our students to be good Christians and good citizens. We believe that our primary responsibility is to provide for every student the maximum opportunity for personal fulfillment. This encompasses an understanding and application of ethical principles and values as well as a preparation for satisfying, productive work. We seek to develop in all of our students an appreciation for their intrinsic worth and an understanding of their strengths and limitations. We believe it is our responsibility to teach our students to appreciate diversity as a beneficial part of the multi-cultural world in which we live.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 354 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,500
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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