Roselle Catholic High School

  • 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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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 Founded1959

Student Body

Total Students354 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
53%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeRoselle Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
33%
Average Class Size25 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP 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 score1200
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,500
% on Financial Aid
75%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,000
Admissions DirectorChris Clesca
Admissions AssociateNancy Fischetti

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Indoor Soccer, Intramural Sports Only, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryIndoor Soccer,
Intramural Sports OnlySoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,
Winter Track

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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