Catholic schools offer academic excellence and faith-filled education for students nationwide. National test scores, high school graduation rates, college attendance and other data show that Catholic schools frequently outperform schools in both the public and private sectors.
Research has shown that there is a strong demand and enthusiasm for Catholic schools. Thirty-two percent of Catholic schools have waiting lists for admission and new schools are opening across the country. This infographic shares facts and figures about the ongoing excellence and promise of growth represented in our country's Catholic schools.
Why should parents choose a Catholic education for their children? NCEA President Karen Ristau asked the 60 members of NCEA’s department executive committees to give their responses. Here are their top ten reasons.
Catholic elementary and high schools offer: