DePaul Catholic High School
School DescriptionSCHOOL PROFILE
DePaul Catholic High School is a co-educational college preparatory high school where the low student to teacher ratio allows for a more individualized education. At DePaul,
international high school students from grades 9 to 12 have many offerings including three foreign languages, over 12 AP courses, and over 30 extracurricular activities.
Since 2013, DePaul Catholic expanded facilities to include a new student information commons as well as a new admissions and advancement Suite. Furthermore, there is wireless internet available throughout the school campus.
SPORTS AND ARTS
Since 2012, DePaul Catholic has won 33 Championships in League, County and Conference level competitions. The school’s outstanding wrestling team won five consecutive
district championships. In addition, ten student-athletes were awarded All-American status in their sport. Most impressively, 150 DePaul Catholic student-athletes, in the past 4 years, have gone on to play collegiate level sports.
The Fine and Performing Arts Department allows students to explore their unique creative talents and sensibilities. Students engage with various media and techniques used by artists in the creative process with classes like Choir, Mixed Media and Theater.
Less than twenty miles from midtown New York City, Wayne Township offers a balanced suburban community. Wayne has something for every international student with lakes equipped with recreational facilities, an excellent modern free public library, museums, William Paterson University, shopping and more.
- 9, 10, 11 Grades at School
- 8% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?No
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size21
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Speciality ProgramsSTREAM curriculum; Mandatory SAT Prep (Junior year); College Counseling Program offered all four years of high school; 3 year engineering program
Accepting Students in GradesNo
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Students must provide decision of attendance to the school within 10 business days of receiving acceptance Diploma is offered for students who attend 2+ years
Similar Schools (3)
Skutt Catholic High School
Founded in 1993, Skutt Catholic High School is a college preparatory high school. The school emphasizes academic excellence. Over the past decade, 100 students were national recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program and five students have achieved perfect scores on the college entrance exams too. FACILITIES With modern facilities, the school offers six computer labs and smartboard classrooms. Skutt Catholic has also recently added a new artificial turf football and soccer field. SPORTS AND ARTS International students, looking to participate in high school athletics, can join 12 varsity sports teams. Skutt Catholic has also won 68 state championships in the past decade of competition. Students not interested in athletics can participate in an award-winning music, drama, and fine arts program. The school was awarded a silver medal in the National Scholastic Arts Awards Competition held at Carnegie Hall, in New York City. COMMUNITY INFORMATION Located in the heart of the USA, Omaha has many museums and cultural centers for international students to explore. The city is also home to the world famous “Omaha Steaks.”
Shore Regional High School
SCHOOL PROFILE Shore Regional High School has numerous honors and Advanced Placement (AP) courses to choose from. It also has courses available through the famous International Baccalaureate Diploma and a vast array of upper-level elective courses. FACILITIES The facilities at Shore Regional have recently underwent renovations to replace the climate control systems and renovate classrooms and science labs. Upon enrollment, each student receives a Chromebook computer for use during the school year. SPORTS AND ARTS At Shore Regional, there are many opportunities to pursue unique interests in several team and club sports including fencing, ice hockey, lacrosse, ping pong, and surfing. The band program has several subdivisions such as concert band, jazz band, and marching band. Students are also welcome to join the theater program which stages two outstanding productions per school year. AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS Shore Regional High School was recognized as one of Newsweek Magazine’s “America’s Best High Schools.” COMMUNITY INFORMATION West Long Branch, New Jersey is located just one hour south of New York City and only two miles from the beach. It is also home to Monmouth University, a four year private college whose campus is most notable for Wilson Hall, a National Historic Landmark that was used in the 1982 film Annie. Visit School Site: <a href="www.shoreregional.org">Shore Regional High School</a> Visit City Site: <a href="www.westlongbranch.org">West Long Branch, New Jersey</a>
Rutgers Preparatory School
SCHOOL PROFILE Rutgers Preparatory School (RPS), in Somerset, New Jersey, is a coeducational day school. The school enrolls students from diverse geographic, economic, social, and ethnic backgrounds. RPS’s faculty are selected for deep knowledge of their subjects and excellence in teaching. Of the 87 members of the full-time faculty, 61% have post graduate degrees. Rutgers Preparatory School offers a full college preparatory and Advanced Placement curriculum. Virtually all graduates go on to four-year colleges immediately upon graduation. FACILITIES The Facilities include an art studio, a traditional photography room, a digital photography room, 12 sets of turntable for ceramics, the library, computer rooms, 6 science labs, a music building. The athletic facilities include 2 gyms, a track field, a multi-functional sports field, soccer/hockey fields, a baseball field, and a croquet field. SPORTS AND ARTS The school fields 33 sports teams with approximately 80 percent of students participating in some form of organized athletics on the junior varsity or varsity level. A broad arts program is offered with courses in visual arts, choral and instrumental music, and drama. Students participate in several performances each year. COMMUNITY INFORMATION The safe community of Somerset offers students an opportunity to visit historical sights, enjoy parks and recreational areas and shopping. The metropolitan area of Central New Jersey, near Rutgers University, and accessibility to New York City offer students additional educational and cultural experiences.