Salpointe Catholic High School
Salpointe Catholic High School
Since opening in 1950, Salpointe Catholic High School has enjoyed a distinguished reputation for its strong curriculum, competitive athletics, highly acclaimed fine arts, faith-strengthening religious program, and spirited cocurricular activities.
Salpointe`s holistic, college-preparatory curriculum offers a premier STEM program, award-winning fine and performing arts, humanities, theology, competitive athletics, and wide-ranging co-curricular activities.
Salpointe is a Carmelite school community where students grow into the leaders and role models of tomorrow, where faith, respect, responsibility, self-discipline, achievement, teamwork, social justice and tradition are learned.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked AZ School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,270 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,550
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 20 / Mar. 1 / rolling

Top Rankings

Salpointe Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Arizona for:

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School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
Summer School Offered

Student Body

Total Students
1,270 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade
Salpointe Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
95 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
24 students
Number of AP Courses
20 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, French Language, Latin: Vergil, Macroeconomics, Micro & Macro Economics, Microeconomics, Physics C, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, Studio Art: 2D Design, Studio Art: 3D Design, U.S. Government & Politics, U.S. History, World History
Average SAT score
Average ACT score
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
(The student dress code is important to promote a conducive learning environment. Students are expected to dress appropriately while on campus and during all school-sponsored activities.)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 20 / Mar. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
The tuition for the 2021-2022 school year will be updated in January 2020. Please visit for more information.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Michael Fisher



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
26 extracurriculars
American Appreciation Club, Art Club, Book Club, Community of Optimistic Lancers (C.O.O.L.), Crossing the Goal Club, Dignity Club, Drama Club/Thespian Troupe, Engineering Club, Fashion in Action Club, French Club, Integrity Matters Club, Junior Statesmen of America Club, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, Outdoor Adventure, Quill and Scroll, Recycling Club, SADD, Salpointe Cancer Research Awareness Program, Salpointe Salsa, Science Club, Speech and Debate, Student Athletic Trainers, Student Council and Senate, Ultimate Frisbie Club, Unity Club

School Notes

  • Mission Statement
  • Salpointe Catholic is a college-preparatory high school in the Carmelite tradition of prayer, community, and service. We offer our diverse student/parent population a holistic education which fosters faith, encourages the pursuit of excellence, develops servant leaders, affirms the dignity of individuals, and promotes global social justice.
  • Values
  • Salpointe Catholic offers a holistic model of education that emphasizes an integration of the spiritual, intellectual, moral, physical, psychological, and social development of our students.
  • Carmelite Charism
  • Dedicated to excellence and responding to the challenges of our times, our Carmelite schools offer a college preparatory, Christian education in a Catholic environment. We provide a holistic model of education, emphasizing the spiritual, intellectual, moral, physical, and social development of our students.
  • The teaching of Catholic social justice across the curriculum is a key element of a Catholic, Carmelite school. Carmelite education is not exclusive but provides the opportunity for all of God`s people to become a part of the community, respecting the economic and educational realities of the school.
  • In the spirit of the Gospel and in the Carmelite tradition, the schools engage the students in three interlocking dimensions: community, prayer, and service.
  • Carmelite schools are committed to educate students of diverse economic, cultural, religious, racial, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Carmelite schools, as provincial ministries, have the support of the members of the Province.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked AZ School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,270 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,550
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 20 / Mar. 1 / rolling

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