St Cecilia Middle Sch/high School

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1912

Student Body

Total Students279 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade St Cecilia Middle Sch/high School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students
Average ACT score22
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(White Polo Shirt and School Skirt or Khaki/Navy Blue Pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$2,300
Tuition Notes$2,300 is the average cost and will vary depending on grade level and whether family is considered \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\


Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBasketballCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hastings
    Zion Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 86 students
    1.9 miles
    465 S Marian Rd
    Hastings, NE 68901
    (402) 462-5012
    1.9 PK-8
  • Martinsburg
    St Joseph School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 306 students
    1080.9 miles
    110 E. Stephen St.
    Martinsburg, WV 25401
    (304) 267-6447
    1080.9 PK-8
  • Alliance
    St Agnes Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 136 students
    255.2 miles
    1104 Cheyenne Ave
    Alliance, NE 69301
    (308) 762-2315
    255.2 PK-8
  • Battle Creek
    St John Lutheran School
    St John Lutheran School Photo - St. John's 6th-grade dry ice science experiment in front of the outdoor classroom.
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 161 students
    105.7 miles
    102 W Martin St
    Battle Creek, NE 68715
    (402) 675-3605
    105.7 PK-8
  • Bellevue
    Grades: K-8 | 102 students
    134.9 miles
    1400 Harvell Drive
    Bellevue, NE 68005
    (402) 898-4222
    134.9 K-8

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