Catholic Central High School - DGR
School DescriptionSCHOOL PROFILE
Grand Rapids Catholic Central High School was founded in 1906 as the first Catholic co-educational school in the nation. With Honors and AP-level courses, a 1:1 iPad program, and dual-enrollment offered on-campus through nearby Aquinas College, students have endless opportunities to learn in a variety of ways.
Located near the Division and Wealthy Street intersection, Catholic Central is comprised of three buildings, with a pedestrian mall and ample parking for students and guests.
SPORTS AND ARTS
Catholic Central has a tradition of athletic excellence, with boy’s soccer taking home conference titles, boy’s tennis advancing to the quarterfinals, and girl’s cross country and swimming placing in the top five in their conferences.
There are a number of ways to engage in the arts, as well. Students can take part in a variety of fine and performing arts opportunities, including band, chorus, drawing, and studio art.
Catholic Central is situated in the heart of Grand Rapids, Michigan, a city of 190,000 people located 30 miles from Lake Michigan. The second-largest city in Michigan, Grand Rapids was named the No. 1 US Travel Destination by Lonely Planet in 2014. There are a number of concert venues, theaters, and sports stadiums in Grand Rapids, including minor-league baseball, ice hockey, and basketball teams.
- 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size18
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Accepting Students in GradesNo
Other - Eligibility Requirements?For January students: accepts new students in grade 9-11. To seek the diploma the January students will have to start in grade 11 and stay for year and half minimum
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