Why LC?

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  • Academic Information

    • College prep curriculum
    • Average class size is 19
    • 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)
  • Expect MORE!

    • 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
  • Faculty and Staff

    • Average years’ experience of teachers: 17
    • 64% of teachers have a Master’s Degree
    • 5% of teachers have a Ph.D.
    • 14:1 student/teacher ratio
  • New Spaces, New Places

    • New student-approved cafeteria and snack shop offerings
    • Brand new state-of-the-art Zappitelli Family Strength and Conditioning Complex
    • 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
  • Recent Accomplishments

    • Class of 2018 completed an ASTOUNDING 23,003 service hours during their four years as Cougars
    • 2 National Merit Finalists
    • Over $13.3 million in scholarships awarded to our graduating seniors
    • Record nine Lake Catholic sports teams qualified for the state tournament during the 2017-2018 school year
  • Student Life

    • Over 60 clubs and activities
    • 24 interscholastic sports
    • Home athletic facilities for most sports
    • 600 person capacity auditorium with stage lighting
  • Students

    • Approximately 685 students in grades 9-12
    • 90% of students are Catholic
    • Students enroll in Lake Catholic from both private and public schools
  • Tuition and Financial Aid

    • Tuition for the 2018-2019 school year is $10,600
    • 65% of students receive some type of financial aid
    • In order to receive financial aid for the 2019-2020 school year a FACTS application must be filled out. FACTS applications can be filled out starting in October 2018.

Additional Scholarships and Grants

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  • 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 or Catholic high school within the Diocese of Cleveland.
  • Legacy Grant

    A $250 grant is awarded annually to any student who has at least one parent, grandparent or legal guardian who graduated from Lake Catholic High School. This grant was increased to $300 beginning with members of the Class of 2021.
  • Multi Student Grant

    (students need to be enrolled simultaneously to be eligible for grant)
    2nd student: $1,000 grant
    3rd student: $3,000 grant
    4th student: Full tuition grant

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Cougar Story

We are excited to share these "Cougar Story" videos with you! They offer a glimpse into life at Lake Catholic, and paint a picture of the many unique and extraordinary moments that await you. Becoming a Lake Catholic Cougar will provide you with a lifetime of opportunity. As you watch these videos, think about how YOUR Cougar Story will's going to be an incredible journey!