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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Sports
    A+
About Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy High School...
Address
5451 S Flamingo Rd
Southwest Ranches, FL 33330
Telephone
(954) 434-8820

Applying

Application Deadline
Application Fee
$0
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
HSPT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$11,190
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
34%
Average Financial Aid
$2,500
From Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy High School

Archbishop McCarthy is a Catholic college preparatory high school. Our forty-eight acre campus provides a safe and structured environment for our students with an emphasis on faith, family and education. The school is recognized as a Catholic Education Honor Roll School and is an Apple Distinguished School.
We are committed to excellence in education and embrace a mission of innovation in Catholic education. Through community service and mission work, our students learn to serve and offer their time and talents to help others.
The school fosters a culture of innovation in teaching and learning, with the goal that our students are independent thinkers and global citizens. Technology is an integral part of the curriculum, and students and teachers are challenged to work creatively and collaboratively. The curriculum offers honors, advanced placement and dual enrollment opportunities in every department.

Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy High School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1220
463 responses
Average ACT
27
244 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.52 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.52 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 183 responses
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  • Maverick games
    24%
  • Homecoming week
    16%
  • Religious retreats
    14%
  • Homecoming
    11%
  • Prom
    9%
  • Mav Zoo
    8%
  • Christmas Week
    8%

    Students

    Diversity
    A
    Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
    Students
    1,596
    92%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.59 responses
    76%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.58 responses
    81%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.59 responses

    Teachers

    Student-Teacher Ratio
    23:1
    National
    17:1
    Poll
    76%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.67 responses
    Poll
    79%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.67 responses
    Poll
    79%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.67 responses

    Clubs & Activities

    Clubs & Activities
    A+
    Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
    Girls Athletic Participation
    Boys Athletic Participation
    90%
    of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.48 responses
    67%
    of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.48 responses
    83%
    of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.48 responses
    Living in the Area
    B
    Overall Niche Grade
    How are grades calculated?
    1. Cost of Living
      C-
    2. Good for Families
      B+
    3. Housing
      D+
    Median Household Income
    $92,228
    National
    $55,322
    Median Rent
    $2,855
    National
    $949
    Median Home Value
    $600,800
    National
    $184,700

    Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy High School Reviews

    456 reviews
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    Many average and below average reviews, in my humble opinion, have been deleted, including the one I had written prior. Consequently, hundreds have been added to the excellent category.......Decide carefully when choosing a Catholic High School. Ask in the Theology department; who holds a Theology/degree or Master's and if not, who is then teaching your child? There is no Honors or AP program in the subject of Theology, when asked it appears the school does not think it fair that some student should excel when other's do not! I wonder why the same discrimination of high achievement in a subject area, was not applied to ALL core subjects, especially at a Catholic High School within the Archdiocese of Miami.
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    so blessed i was able to attend what i think is the best school in all of Florida. Has the perfect combination of academics,sports, religious life, and student life. The retreats are life changing, the sports are second to none (MAV ZOO is the best student section), the security is taken very serious and made me feel safe at all times, amazing food and i really miss it, helpful staff and i could go on and on. As an alumni all my teachers are still mentors of mine who i can contact to this day. Technologically beyond any college i applied to, the iPad really is a game changer. Cannot be a prouder Maverick Alumni!
    AMHS is the best school ever! They take safety and academics as a priority. Everyone learns and participates in clubs, teams and the campus ministry. After viewing almost all Broward private schools, I am happy to say, McCarthy is the best in all aspects. I highly recommend AMHS to anyone!