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! 

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

NEW SPACES, NEW PLACES

-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

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

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 2017-2018 school year is $10,200
-65% of students receive some type of financial aid
-In order to receive financial aid for the 2017-2018 school year a FACTS application must be filled out. FACTS applications can be filled out starting in October 2017.

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 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 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 2018.
-Public School application is available on December 1, 2017.
-No application fee
-Admission decision will be based on current grades, placement exam scores, teacher recommendations, student records, standardized testing scores and personal statements.