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East Catholic High School

Private Boarding School – Manchester , Connecticut

Located 15 minutes’ drive from the city of Hartford, East Catholic High School is a large, private college preparatory and boarding school for grades 9-12. Offering a comprehensive curriculum that includes four dual college credit courses and 41 honors classes, coeducational students at East Catholic High School are taught to be self-directed, critical thinkers.

Situated on 40 acres of green space, East Catholic High School has two gymnasiums with a fitness center, sports fields, a swimming pool, an off campus golf course, as well as a 750-seat auditorium and a 500-seat cafeteria.

Sports and Arts
All students are encouraged to join one or more of the 49 teams that compete in 29 sports including track and field, soccer, baseball and equestrian. State championships have been won 59 times since the private high school was founded in 1961. The 14 fine and performing arts programs include theater, concert and jazz band, orchestra, choir and dance. Extracurricular clubs like chess, ski, film and robotics are also available.

Awards and Accomplishments
Designated a National Blue Ribbon School by the US Department of Education for its academic excellence and consistent record of 100% college acceptance, East Catholic High School’s graduates go on to study at some of the best universities in the world.

Dormitories and Student Life
Supervised residence halls are located just outside the campus in homes with an American family atmosphere. Both US and international borders are invited to participate in scheduled weekend activities like bowling, shopping, skiing and more.

Manchester is located fifteen minutes east of Hartford.

Area population: 58,000
City website: Town of Manchester

Estimated Start Date: Late August
Estimated End Date: Mid-June

Special Programs:
Dual credit programs with University of Connecticut
Over 30 honors classes

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40 Acres

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  • Beginner Art
  • Graphic Art Design
  • Sculpture
  • Visual Arts
  • Vocal

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • British Literature
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition
  • European History
  • Music Theory
  • Physics
  • Studio Art 2D
  • Studio Art Drawing
  • US History


  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country Running
  • Cheerleading
  • Equestrian
  • Field Hockey
  • Ice Hockey
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Volleyball
  • Swimming
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field
  • Tennis
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Art
  • Chess
  • Dance
  • Debate
  • Film
  • History
  • International
  • Jazz Band
  • Math
  • National Honor Society
  • Ping Pong
  • Reading
  • Robotics
  • Science
  • Service
  • Ski
  • Student Ambassadors
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Visual Arts
  • Yearbook

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Partial List of College and University Acceptances

American University, Boston College, Boston University, Brown University, Berklee College of Music, College of William and Mary, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Fordham University, Georgetown University, Hofstra University, McGill University, New York University, Northeastern University, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Penn State University, Purdue University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, St. Johns University, State University of New York - Stony Brook, Trinity College, Tufts University, University of Connecticut, University of Massachusetts, University of Miami, University of Michigan, University of New Hampshire, University of North Carolina, University of Notre Dame, University of Rochester, University of Virginia, Villanova University, Yale University

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Closest International and Local Airports: Bradley International Airport (BDL)
For Details Visit Website: East Catholic High School

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