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West Catholic High School
School DescriptionOne of the top Catholic high schools in the United States, West Catholic High School has been named one of the most challenging private schools in the United States by the Washington Post.
West Catholic is located on a 42-acre campus in the northwest corner of Grand Rapids, Michigan. The campus hosts updated athletic facilities and an on-site observatory, developed and designed by the 2012-2013 pre-engineering class. The school also opened a brand new Academic Learning Center in 2017.
SPORTS AND ARTS
West Catholic’s athletics program offers over 20 varsity sports, giving international students an opportunity to participate on a team.
West Catholic art students are offered several choices of electives. The award-winning marching band performs many times throughout the year at festivals, parades, and sporting events. West Catholic Theater also performs 3 plays each year, including a spring musical.
Grand Rapids is the 2nd largest city in Michigan, and it is only 45 minutes from Lake Michigan, one of five famous Great Lakes. Students can easily find world-renowned art, museums and historic sites in the Grand Rapids area.
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- 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 42 acres Campus Size
- 5% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size23
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Accepting Students in Grades9, 10, 11, 12
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