Located on a beautiful 22-acre campus in the heart of the Twin Cities, Cretin-Derham Hall offers students a supportive environment with a rigorous academic program and a wide array of extracurriculars. The school, which also offers international student boarding through Amerigo Education, features a highly praised fine-arts program, a successful athletics program, an award-winning curriculum where students can pursue courses for university credit and a strong STEM program. In addition, the Leadership Academy provides students with the opportunity to develop and apply leadership skills.
Cretin-Derham Hall Rankings
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Culture & Safety
- of students agree that they feel safe at their school.25 responses
- of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.25 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.27 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.27 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.27 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.33 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.33 responses
Clubs & Activities
- of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.19 responses
- of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.19 responses
- of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.19 responses
Cretin-Derham Hall Reviews
CDH has both strengths and weaknesses. However, there is one glaring weakness that everybody complains about but is never addressed. This weak spot is the out-of-touch administration. The deans are good, but their superiors cause frustration. They don't know how to talk to students, causing them to make a mockery of themselves and appearing less legitimate. Their decisions are not explained well, if not obviously catering to benefactors and aloof to student concerns. Due to this, I think, there has been a significant decrease in school spirit within the last three years.