COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:
On July 20, 2020, Rockhurst High School announced our plan for live, in person, on campus school to begin the 2020-2021 school year. Please view the available link to our back to school plan. Rockhurst strives to continue our mission of forming young men into Ignatian leaders, “men for others”, in the Roman Catholic, Jesuit, college preparatory tradition. Learn More
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Rockhurst High School serves the greater Kansas City area by educating Ignatian leaders, “men for others,” in the Roman Catholic, Jesuit college preparatory tradition. In the spirit of Saint Ignatius Loyola, its goal is the formation of the whole person within a diverse and disciplined environment, as one who is open to growth, strives for academic excellence, is religious, loving and committed to justice through service.
Rockhurst High School Rankings
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AdvancED STEM Certification
Rockhurst High School was the first high school in Missouri or Kansas to earn the AdvancED STEM Certification. The forward thinking, creative, and hard work of our faculty and staff proved most worthy and valuable by this distinction.
Culture & Safety
- of students agree that they feel safe at their school.17 responses
- of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.17 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.20 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.20 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.20 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.23 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.23 responses
Clubs & Activities
- of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.13 responses
- of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.13 responses
- of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.13 responses
Rockhurst High School Reviews
Highlights include a premium placed on and delivery of:
- outstanding academics and college preparation;
- first rate performance and fine arts programs;
- an awarding winning STEAM curriculum;
- renowned speech and debate programs;
- a storied athletics program typically winning annual state championships in multiple sports;
- spiritual development through fellowship and retreat programs; and
- most importantly, personal growth of each student with the goal of becoming a Man for Others.
In addition to all of this for every student, Rockhurst High School's alumni and friend network is outstanding. Graduates can rest assured there is a large population of alums in Kansas City, the region and nation available and thrilled to help however they can.