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Central Catholic High School
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  • Private, Catholic
  • LAWRENCE, MA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A+

About

Applying

Application Deadline
December 5
Application Fee
$0
Interview Required
No
Required/Recommended Tests
HSPT, SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$15,825
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
30%
Average Financial Aid
$2,400
From Central Catholic High School

Central Catholic High School (CCHS) is a coeducational, college preparatory high school of excellence founded by the Marist Brothers in 1935. CCHS provides rigorous custom academic pathways for students offering 27 Advanced Placement courses, an Honors Program and 2 additional levels of college preparatory coursework. The 1,200 students hail from over 60 regional diverse communities and internationally and are actively engaged in a myriad of 60+ co-curricular activities, 29 championship athletics, music, art and theatre programs.

Central Catholic remains dedicated to developing an educational community built on faith, learning, service, and inspiring students to make the world a better place. An accessible 14:1 student/faculty ratio supports CCHS’ 100% college acceptance rate. Over 18,000 CCHS alumni have distinguished themselves in successful careers in medicine, business, technology, government and academia. Alumni proudly share that they are members of the CCHS Family of Raiders.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1210
457 responses
Average ACT
29
67 responses

A Perfect AP Score!

Congratulations to all of our AP Scholars, especially Ranjana Ramesh ‘23, one of only 33 students WORLDWIDE to receive a perfect score on the AP Seminar Exam! AP Seminar is part of the AP CapstoneTM Program offered here at CCHS. We will challenge you to be your very best.

Culture & Safety

Poll
79%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 39 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 39 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 175 responses
  • Catwalk4Cancer
    17%
  • Pep rally
    15%
  • Spirit Week
    15%
  • Varsity games
    14%
  • Graduation
    13%
  • Spirit Day
    12%
  • Homecoming
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,214
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 45 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 45 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 45 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Poll
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 50 responses
Poll
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 50 responses
Poll
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 50 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 27 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 27 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 27 responses

Living in the Area

grade C minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$45,045
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,188
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$280,800
National
$229,800

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