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2023 Best Catholic Schools in the Washington, D.C. Area

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  1. #4 Best Catholic High Schools in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    WASHINGTON, DC,

    9-12,

    106 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says This is an amazing school with excellent and inspirational teachers. The administration of the school has been in good hands as well. I love the quality of the students and the volunteerism of the....

    Read 106 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 500,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  2. #5 Best Catholic High Schools in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Gonzaga College High School

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    Private School,

    WASHINGTON, DC,

    9-12,

    94 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says So far it has been a great experience. No matter what your interests are, or what sports you do there is a group for you. it is incredibly easy to make friends. Coming from public middle school I was....

    Read 94 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 960,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  3. #6 Best Catholic High Schools in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Our Lady of Good Counsel High School

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    Private School,

    OLNEY, MD,

    9-12,

    203 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Good Counsel is a great academic institution that provides a diverse culture for learning, growth, and engagement. The teachers and administrators are enthusiastic, compassionate, and passionate...Thank you GC!.

    Read 203 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,255,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  4. #7 Best Catholic High Schools in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Oakcrest School

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    Private School,

    VIENNA, VA,

    6-12,

    129 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Oakcrest has been a wonderful place for my daughter to learn and grow. Since she arrived in 8th grade, she has grown and blossomed into a more Godly, confident and well-learned young lady. Oakcrest....

    Read 129 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 297,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  5. #9 Best Catholic High Schools in Washington, D.C. Area.

    The Academy of the Holy Cross

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    Private School,

    KENSINGTON, MD,

    9-12,

    185 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says My experience at the Academy of the Holy Cross is, that I came as a transfer into my junior year. The Academy was very welcoming, and though it was my first year I felt that after a few months I had....

    Read 185 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 390,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  6. #14 Best Catholic High Schools in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Saint John Paul the Great Catholic High School

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    Private School,

    POTOMAC SHORES, VA,

    9-12,

    129 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says This is a school that genuinely cares about its students. Starting with the Freshman Seminar, developed by a JPG teacher to help freshmen transition into high school both academically and socially,....

    Read 129 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 735,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  7. #16 Best Catholic High Schools in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Brookewood School

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    Private School,

    KENSINGTON, MD,

    K-12,

    37 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says I have three Brookewood Bengal daughters currently in grades 2, 5, and 6. They love Brookewood and all it has to offer. My wife and I love the academic rigor. The teachers clearly love the subjects....

    Read 37 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 210,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  8. #17 Best Catholic High Schools in Washington, D.C. Area.

    DeMatha Catholic High School

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    Private School,

    HYATTSVILLE, MD,

    9-12,

    182 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says DeMatha is an amazing multicultural institution that stimulates boys academically and socially. It creates gentlemen and scholars, because the employees are great role models.During the 2021-22 academic year, I watched DeMatha students, faculty, and staff embrace and encourage my little introvert, to come out of his shell. Amazingly, the learning environment empassioned...Third, he found a second family as a member of the athletic program. Forth, he is enthusiastic about classes like Band, World of War, Photography, Sports Medicine, etc. Next, he loves the variety of....

    Read 182 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 850,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  9. #18 Best Catholic High Schools in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Elizabeth Seton High School

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    Private School,

    BLADENSBURG, MD,

    9-12,

    314 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says 2021-2022 was my first year as a high schooler and I would say Elizabeth Seton High school made the transition better than I expected! I first learned about the school through a friend's older....

    Read 314 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 564,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  10. #19 Best Catholic High Schools in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Bishop McNamara High School

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    Private School,

    FORESTVILLE, MD,

    9-12,

    343 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Bishop McNamara is a wonderful school that provides a safe, family oriented environment and a challenging academics. I had a son that previously attended Mac and a daughter that is a current rising....

    Read 343 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 841,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  11. #20 Best Catholic High Schools in Washington, D.C. Area.

    The Avalon School

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    Private School,

    WHEATON, MD,

    K-12,

    37 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Works Here says I have been extremely happy during my time here at Avalon(9 Years). A lot of times people get blinded by the "big name" of a school but what it is offering our future leaders falls short of...If I could tell any potential student, parent, or guardian about what they should focus on when choosing a school, I would say this:"Don't focus on what the campus looks like, the buildings, and/or the technology of a school. Focus on the people inside those buildings and on campus... and yes, technology is cool. However, if we...The people inside the building of Avalon are some of the most amazing people I have ever met. They are selfless, discipline, chivalrous, and most of all... INTELLIGENT. Choose Avalon-Duc In Altum!.

    Read 37 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 204,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  12. #21 Best Catholic High Schools in Washington, D.C. Area.

    St. Vincent Pallotti High School

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    Private School,

    MD,

    9-12,

    147 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says We have been so happy with Pallotti. We switched our kids from public to private, and we are delighted we made the change. My kids transferred from a school district that is supposed to be one of the....

    Read 147 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 441,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  13. #23 Best Catholic High Schools in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    TAKOMA PARK, MD,

    9-12,

    194 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Don Bosco has been the school that really brought me into reality. I started my first day as a freshman not knowing anything but going in with confidence. When I met the faculty I told them exactly....

    Read 194 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 387,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  14. #24 Best Catholic High Schools in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Archbishop Carroll High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    WASHINGTON, DC,

    9-12,

    69 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says The experience I had at that school was amazing, I really enjoyed being there and actually loved what was offered to me, such as the interesting programs. To the administration they were very helpful....

    Read 69 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 396,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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