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Northwest Catholic High School
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  • Private, Catholic
  • WEST HARTFORD, CT

Report Card

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

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$25
Interview Required
No
Required/Recommended Tests
HSPT, SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$16,225
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
52%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Northwest Catholic High School

Northwest Catholic is the school "where you know you belong."

Located in the beautiful town of West Hartford, ranked #1 in Best Places to Live in Connecticut, NWC is home to a vibrant, diverse, academically-driven, service-oriented community. In 2020 the School ranked #1 Catholic School in Hartford County.

NWC offers a comprehensive and challenging academic program, including 17 Advanced Placement courses. With the help of experienced counselors, students build an ambitious course of study. 98% of NWC graduates continue on to colleges and universities across the country, many with merit-based scholarships, highlighting the degree of preparation and quality of instruction offered at the School.

Faith and service at NWC grow out of its rigorous academic program and focus on leadership formation. Our promise at Northwest Catholic is to educate the whole person — mind, body, spirit, and imagination.

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Northwest Catholic High School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1250
295 responses
Average ACT
30
49 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
85%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 20 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 20 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 47 responses
  • Basketball games
    17%
  • Hockey games
    17%
  • Pep Rallies
    15%
  • Spirit Week
    13%
  • Rival games
    9%
  • Homecoming
    6%
  • Pep rallies
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
490
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 21 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 21 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 21 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Poll
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 26 responses
Poll
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 26 responses
Poll
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 26 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
57%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 21 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 21 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 21 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$105,230
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,361
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$330,100
National
$229,800

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