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GCHS At A Glance

Population
Approximately 640 students in grades 9-12;
Approximately 69 students in grades 7-8
Sending Area
The student body of this comprehensive high school consists of students from more than 50 parochial and public schools. There is a great deal of diversity in demographics, as well as ability.
Accreditation
Gloucester Catholic maintains accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Location
Gloucester Catholic is located in southern New Jersey in Gloucester City, across the Delaware River from Philadelphia.
Curriculum Highlights
Students follow a core curriculum. Although remedial and business courses are offered, very few courses are not college prep. Students who are designated as “accelerated” in their freshman year follow a more rigorous academic program, consisting largely of honors and Advanced Placement courses, throughout their four years.
Liturgical program
Special masses and Penance services are scheduled for the student body during the school year.
Faculty
There is a priest who is our Director of Spiritual Formation. Forty-seven percent of the faculty are graduates of GCHS. The faculty is composed of lay personnel and 1 Deacon. Of these, 29 have a bachelor’s degree, 14 have one or more master’s degrees, and 1 has a JD. All personnel are encouraged to continue their education through degree-seeking programs as well as professional workshops. There is a 18:1 Student to Teacher Ratio.

Profile of our Graduating Class of 2013

SATs:

85% of seniors took the SATs before leaving GCHS.

Averages for highest scores:
CR/V + M
Top 10% of class 1862
Top 20% of class 1761
Top 50% of class 1659

College Acceptances:

Over three years, percentage of students accepted to:
4 year colleges and universities – 60%
2 year colleges/tech schools – 35% (including NJ STARS)

You can click here to see a listing of the 4 year colleges that are accepting our
students (you’ll need Adobe® Acrobat Reader® to view the file).

The amount of scholarship and grant money offered to this class surpassed $18 millon.

 


Community Service:

For the 2012-2013 school year, our students logged in excess of 16,500 hours of
community service.

 
 
 
 
 
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