Catholic High School
4810 Bradford Drive, Huntsville, Alabama 35805 (256) 430-1760

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Catholic High School is a coed 9-12 college preparatory school, located in Huntsville, Alabama. Catholic High School is the only Catholic parochial high school in the greater Huntsville area.

Enrollment:  300 students

Male/Female Ratio: Approximately 47% / 53%

Pupil/Teacher Ratio: Approximately 10:1

National Merit Scholars: 12% of seniors from class of 2007 named National Merit Finalists and Commended Scholars

Profile Average Scores for Class of 2007:

SAT Composite: 1787
ACT Composite: 26.3

Advanced Placement: Courses offered in every academic discipline. More than 60% of students typically take at least one AP course before graduation. Of the students who have taken three or more
AP courses, more than 50% are typically named AP Scholars.

 College Placement: 100% of seniors are accepted to a college or university.

 Scholarships: Class of 2007 received more than $3.04 million in scholarships.

 Student Community Service: Catholic High School students have contributed more than 32,000 hours in community service.

Average Teaching Experience: More than 10 years

Advanced Degrees: More than 50% of Catholic High School teachers hold advanced degrees.

Year Founded: 1996

Number of Alumni: 327


Current: 38,000-square-foot facility at 4810 Bradford Drive

Planned: A new 55-acre campus, located in Thornton Research Park, to include chapel, academic wings, auditorium, gymnasium and athletic fields. New Campus Plans

Capital Initiatives: The Catholic High School Board of Directors is actively engaged in a Capital Campaign, A Time to Build, to provide needed capital for the construction of facilities on the new campus.

Catholic High School is governed by a Board of Directors in accordance with policies of the Diocese of Birmingham in Alabama.

Accreditation and Memberships: Catholic High School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and is a member of the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA).