General Information

Lake Catholic High School is proud to share some interesting facts about our school.  We are looking forward to seeing you at an upcoming event! 

BELIEVE IN BETTER!

-The only fully accredited Catholic high school in Lake County
-Founded in 1970
-Owned by the Diocese of Cleveland
-32 acre suburban campus located in Mentor, Ohio

NEW SPACES, NEW PLACES

-Upgraded technology infrastructure to meet the needs of a 21st century classroom
-Aquinas Center for Mission and Ministry
-Renovated science labs and classrooms
-Osborne Family Field (field turf football field) with new bleachers
-Upgraded Vivarium

STUDENTS

-Approximately 800 students in grades 9-12
-90% of students are Catholic
-Students enroll in Lake Catholic from both private and public schools

FACULTY AND STAFF

-Average years’ experience of teachers: 17
-64% of teachers have a Masters Degree
-5% of teachers have a Ph.D.
-14:1 student/teacher ratio

ACADEMIC INFORMATION

-College prep curriculum
-Average class size is 20
-Exceeds the Ohio Department of Education’s curriculum requirements for high school students
-24 Honors Level and 8 AP Classes
-7 College Credit Plus courses for dual credit offered on campus through Lakeland Community College
-Award winning science and fine arts departments
-5 world languages offered (Spanish, German, French, Mandarin Chinese and Latin)
-Mandatory service requirements to fulfill our Catholic mission
-International student presence which allows students to gain a global perspective

CURRICULUM

Subject

Credits Required

Theology

4

English

4

World Language

2

Social Studies

3

Science

3

Mathematics

4

Historical Speech

.5

Physical Education

.5

Health

.5

Fine & Performing Arts

1

Personal Fitness

.5

Electives

2.5

(25 total credits required for graduation)

STUDENT LIFE

-60 clubs and activities
-24 interscholastic sports
-Home athletic facilities for most sports
-600 person capacity auditorium with stage lighting
-Fully equipped weight room with complete updates beginning in the fall of 2016

RECENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS

-20,106 service hours performed by our students in the 2015 - 2016 school year
-2 National Merit Finalists
-Over $8.8 million in scholarships awarded to our graduating seniors
-Record-breaking year in hockey, wrestling, track, soccer and swimming
-Back-to-back Academic Decathlon state champions

TUITION AND FINANCIAL AID

-Tuition for the 2016-2017 school year is $9,700
-65% of students receive some type of financial aid
-In order to receive financial aid for the 2017-2018 school year a PSAS application must be filled out. PSAS applications can be filled out starting in October 2016.

ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS AND DISCOUNTS

Catholic Educator’s Scholarship
This $1,500 scholarship is available to all students with at least one parent teaching full-time in a Catholic elementary school, high school or college within the Diocese of Cleveland.

Legacy Discount
A $250 discount is awarded annually to any student who has at least one parent, grandparent or legal guardian who graduated from Lake Catholic High School.

Multi Student Discount (students need to be enrolled simultaneously to be eligible for discount)

2nd student: $1,000 discount
3rd student: $3,000 discount
4th student: Full tuition discount

APPLICATION INFORMATION

-Diocese of Cleveland Grade School Application will be distributed in Catholic grade schools in January 2017.
-Public School application is available on December 1, 2016.
-No application fee
-Admission decision will be based on current grades, placement exam scores, teacher recommendations, student records, standardized testing scores and personal statements.

ADMISSIONS OFFICE CONTACT INFORMATION

Nicole (Green '01) Hoogenboom
Director of Admissions
nhoogenboom@lakecatholic.org
440-578-1020, ext. 236

Ben Bukovec ‘10
Admissions Coordinator
bbukovec@lakecatholic.org
440-578-1020, ext. 273