The mission of the Hastings Catholic Schools is to prepare all students to become responsible citizens, life-long learners, and strong Catholic witnesses, who find meaningful purpose in this life and for eternity.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 279 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,300
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
279 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade
St. Cecilia Middle Sch/high School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students
Average ACT score
Classroom Dress Code
(White Polo Shirt and School Skirt or Khaki/Navy Blue Pants)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
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Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
Academic Decathlon, Band (Marching/Jazz/Pep), Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Catholic Medical Careers Association, Cheerleading, Dance Team, Future Business Leaders of America, National Honor Society, One-Act Play, Quiz Bowl, Spirit Singers, Student Council, Swing Choir, Teens for Life, Whatcha' Doin'?

School Notes

  • Belief Statements of the Hastings Catholic Schools:
  • We believe that every student bears within himself/herself the image of God the Creator, and therefore, that every student has a mind capable of knowing the truth, a will capable of choosing the good, and a body capable of glorifying God.
  • We believe that we are bound to help students grow more fully into the image of God by providing them a good Catholic formatioon of mind, will, and body.
  • We believe that excellent instruction in both religious and secular sciences will contribute to students knowing the truth.
  • We believe that teaching, modeling, and demanding good moral action from our students will help them to grow in virtue so that they will choose the good consistently and easily.
  • We believe that training students in divine worship; musical, theatrical, and other artistic performances; and athletics will help them to glorify God in their bodies.
  • We believe that forming students' minds, wills, and bodies according to the image of God in them will help them to discern and live their vocations in ways that help others and advance the Kingdom of God in the world.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 279 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,300
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Nebraska is $3,650 for elementary schools and $7,927 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Nebraska is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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