Walsh Jesuit High School

Walsh Jesuit is a Catholic, college preparatory high school and one of nearly 50 Jesuit secondary schools in the United States.
Recognized twice as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education (the only high school in Northeast Ohio to receive this prestigious award twice), Walsh Jesuit operates in the spirit of St. Ignatius Loyola, guiding its students to be intellectually competent, open to growth, loving, religious, and committed to doing justice.
Founded in 1964 and located in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, the school has a co-ed enrollment of more than 1050.
MISSION STATEMENT Walsh Jesuit, a Catholic college preparatory high school in the spirit of St. Ignatius of Loyola, reaches beyond academic excellence to develop competence, conscience, and compassion within its graduates.
As a Christ-centered community, we strive to be men and women for others.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,011 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,300
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Walsh Jesuit High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for:

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Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1964
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students
1,011 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade
Walsh Jesuit High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size
19 students
Number of AP Courses
14 courses
Average SAT score
1136
Average ACT score
26
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions Director
Bill Beard

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
29 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Art Club, Astronomy Club, SADD

Club or Organization:
Academic Challenge, Campus Ministry, Chess Club, Engineering Club, French Club, Investment Club, Italian Club, Latin Club, Liturgical Choir, Math Club, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Pioneer (student newspaper), Radio Club, Recycling Club, Sketch (student literary magazine), Ski Club, Social Action, Student Government, Trek (yearbook)

Arts and Music Programs:
Brass Choir, CenterStage Theatre, Chamber Ensemble, Concert Band, Harmony Gold Show Choir, Stage Band

School Notes

  • Walsh Jesuit is the only co-educational Jesuit high school in Ohio
  • Located in Cuyahoga Falls, the school is situated on 110 acres
  • Students attend from an eight-county area and from more than 120 grade schools
  • Walsh Jesuit provided approximately $1.5 million in need-based financial aid this year
  • Three Jesuit priests are active in the life of the school
  • 17 AP and accelerated courses are offered, each weighted .25 in terms of G.P.A.
  • Nearly half of the student body is enrolled in AP and/or accelerated courses
  • Students are required to take four years of theology
  • Students must participate in the school's Christian service program and, in fact, collectively donate nearly 16,000 hours annually to worthwhile organizations in the United States and abroad each year
  • The average Walsh Jesuit instructor has more than 13 years' teaching experience
  • More than 99% of graduates attend four-year colleges and universities
  • 78% of the class of 2013 received $22 million in college scholarships
  • Male students may choose from 14 varsity sports
  • Female students may choose from 12 varsity sports
  • Walsh Jesuit's sports teams have won 47 state championships and 7 national championships
  • Numerous intramural athletics are offered
  • Approximately 7,500 "men and women for others" have graduated from Walsh Jesuit Accreditations for Walsh Jesuit High School include: Ohio Department of Education North Central Association Commission on Schools Jesuit Secondary Education Association Ohio Catholic School Accrediting Association

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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WJ positively changes the whole person by educating the mind, heart and spirit. A welcoming community like no other. Your student will learn to be extraordinary, a deep thinker and caring.
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Best dollars for college, best campus, best leaders, best care for the kids---and now best stadium too!
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,011 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,300
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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