Welcome to Central Catholic

We’re very excited you’re considering Central Catholic. We want you to be challenged, be yourself, and belong. All of which are possible here as our school offers a myriad of ways to prepare you for college and for life. We want to assist you in this process, highlighting both the information you need to make an informed decision and the steps you need to take to complete your goals.
Choosing the high school that suits you best is very important and the only way to make an intelligent decision regarding your future is to be as informed as possible. Open House, Spend-a-Day, attending a school sponsored event here on campus, and scrolling through the website are just a few of the ways you can gather information. Learning about our students, our faculty and staff, our facilities, and our school community will help you discover something we already know: Central Catholic is the place to be!
It is truly our privilege to have you join us and we want you to know that we’ll do everything in our power to serve you – the student – as you pursue your faith based, college prep high school experience.

Admissions Video from Central Catholic.

Fast Facts

Student Enrollment
September 2017 - 891
September 2016 - 898
September 2015 - 898

Student Demographics 2017-2018
Caucasian 69%
Multi-Racial 10%
African American 7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 8%
Hispanic/Latino 6%

Student/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Average Class Size: 21
Average Daily Attendance: 97%
Graduation Rate: 100%

Faculty/Staff Profile
Teaching Staff: 62
Administration: 6
Counselors: 4 College Counselors: 3
Student Support Services Staff: 3
Support Staff: 51
Faculty Master’s Degrees: 83%
Doctorates: 3%
Average Central Catholic Tenure: 12 Years
Average Teaching Experience: 19 Years

Class of 2018 College Data
College Acceptance
98% of 2018 graduates attend college
88% of 2018 graduates attend a four year college
10% of 2018 graduates attend a two year college
2% of 2018 graduates will pursue Career Education or Gap Year.

College Scholarships
The Class of 2018 was offered over $30 million in academic and athletic scholarships.

College Attendance/Acceptance
Over the last five years, students have been accepted to universities and colleges such as:
American University
Boston College
Claremont McKenna College
Cornell University
Fordham University
Georgetown University
Gonzaga University
Harvard University
Harvey Mudd College
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
New York University
Oregon State University
Princeton University
Rice University
Santa Clara University
Stanford University
Texas Christian University
The George Washington University
United States Air Force Academy
University of Notre Dame
University of Oregon
University of Portland
Vanderbilt University
Williams College
Xavier University


  • Admissions Office

    Paul O'Malley, Director of Admissions
    Phone: 503.230.1056, ext. 1112 
    Fax: 503.232.1936 | E-mail
  • Sunday, October 7
    from 1-4 PM