Roanoke Catholic School

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Definition of Terms 
2018 School Data
Roanoke CatholicBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)8-129-12
Grades Offered (Day)Pre-K-129-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationCatholicNon-denominational
Year Founded18891910

Student Body

Enrollment486 students318 students
% Students of Color
26%
22%
% International Students
3%
20%
Average SAT Score1300* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score31*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormalCasual
Teacher : Student Ratio1:151:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered917
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
40%
70%
Summer Program OfferedNoYes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$30,500$56,000
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a$30,250
% Students on Financial Aid
50%
37%
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Director of AdmissionsEmily Gaston
Associate Director of AdmissionsEmma Kauffman

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1315
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country Running, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations1123
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Fellowship of Christian Athletes, International Club, Key Club, National Honor Society, ProLife Club, Red Cross Club, Rosary Club, Student Government Association

Arts and Music Programs:
Celtic Singers Choir, Drama Club, RCS Band

College Matriculation

Year: 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • We`re a Catholic school, but you don`t have to be Catholic! Yes, we offer daily prayer, weekly Mass, Prayer Buddies, and a commitment to serving our community by "blending learning with faith and faith with daily life." But we welcome all faiths (20% of our students are not Catholic) and families who desire a moral, spiritual environment for their children.
  • An urban boarding opportunity that is just for you!  Our premier boarding facility is located in the heart of Downtown Roanoke, Virginia. The dorm facility and program is run by our partner, Wilson International. The building is completely updated with a fully secured access control program, designated fiber optic internet service, laundry facilities, and a full-time chef. Wilson International offers innovative dorm programming for both domestic and international boarding students that support Roanoke Catholic's overall mission. 
  • We are affordable. We are not a private school but a Catholic school - catholic meaning "universal." Our goal is to be open to all families regardless of income. 
  • We prepare for what`s next. Our graduates earn a 100% college acceptance rate and each year more than $3 million in scholarships. And with our dual enrollment and Advanced Placement courses, our students can graduate with as many as 24 college credits, giving our families even more value for their hard-earned tuition dollars by lowering their future college costs.
  • Individualized classes, fully endorsed teachers. From PreK (3 and 4 year olds) to Grade 12, our student-teacher ratio is about 15:1. All of our teachers hold valid Virginia state teacher certification, ensuring our students receive the finest instruction available.
  • We compete outside the classroom too. RCS Celtics` athletics features 26 middle school, junior varsity and varsity teams that annually compete for the state`s highest honors. We nurture artistic expression through Theater, Dance, Choir, Band and Visual Arts. Student-run activities include Yearbook, Student Newspaper, Key Club, National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Government Association, Red Cross Club and Prolife Club.
  • Roanoke Catholic School accreditations: AdvancED

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