USA California, USA
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Christian Brothers High School

Established: 1876
City

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    1106
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Catholic
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

School Profile
Founded in 1876 by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Christian Brothers High School is the only co-educational four-year college preparatory Catholic high school located in Sacramento, California. The school strongly encourages diversity in the composition of its student body. Christian Brother’s alumni base is more than 14,000 strong with graduates going on to attend prestigious colleges and universities to become physicians, actors, authors, researchers, athletes, teachers, and entrepreneurs.

Facilities
The facilities include the “George Cunningham '40 Performing Arts Center”, two engineering labs supporting studies in various engineering disciplines, the “Jack Witry Field House”, and the learning commons.

Sports and Arts
International students are encouraged to join a sports team or club while studying at Christian Brothers in any of the various sports, such as rugby, water polo, or football. More than 600 students participated in the arts program in 2016 whether it was through the eight instrumental performance groups, the three annual theater productions, or the numerous art classes and exhibitions.

Community Information
Sacramento, the capital city of California, has exceptional cultural, artistic, and leisure opportunities that enrich the quality of life, contributing to a vibrant metropolitan region. International students can enjoy easy access to shopping, museums, and great food!

Location
Located two Hours East of San Francisco.


School News

Seven Christian Brothers spring sports teams made the Academic Champions Top-5 list for the Sac-Joaquin section. Measuring the cumulative GPA of the entire team, the list encourages students to excel in the classroom and beyond!


Famous Alumni

Max Baer, Jr. '55, Richard Rodriguez '62, Kevin Sutherland '82, James Snyder '99

  • 9, 10, 11 Grades at School
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:25
SAT Average
1180
ACT Average
23.8
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
No
Speciality Programs
Lasallian Student Ambassadors, Campus Ministry Team, Student Council, Mathletes, Aca-Deca, Pathway to Engineering (Aerospace, Civil, Principles), Biotechnology, iPad Program
Sports
Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Football, Football, Golf, Golf, Lacrosse, Ping Pong, Rugby, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling
Arts
Acting, Art - Introduction, Art Survey, Broadcast Journalism, Ceramics, Drama, Drawing and Painting, Drawing and Painting, Media art, Sports Broadcasting, Video Production, Writing for Publication
Music
Band - Concert, Chamber Choir, Choir, Guitar, Jazz Band, Music chorus, String Orchestra, Vocal Jazz
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Programming, Data Management, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Physics C: Mechanics, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, US Government and Politics, US History, World History
Languages
Chinese, French, French Language and Culture, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Academic Decathlon, Anime Club, Asian Pacific Club, Christian Service, Cinema, Diversity, Environmental, Fitness Club, French Club, Interact Club, Math Club, Model United Nations (Model UN), Open Mic, Photography Club, Scientific Olympia, Student Government, Theater Society, Ukulele Club, Veritas
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
-18
ELTiS Required
228
TOEFL Required
70
TOEFL Junior Required
740
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
iTep: 3.0. Students need to pay deposit within 2 weeks or Acceptance offer is declined

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