Diocese of Columbus Catholic High Schools Trivia

This week we are celebrating Catholic Schools Week! Celebrate by following daily themes and celebrations in your arch/diocese. Find out the daily themes here.
Below is a list of the Catholic High Schools in the Diocese of Columbus and a fun fact about each.

Bishop Hartley – Columbus, OH

Bishop Hartley operates under a house system. Students are assigned to a House at the beginning of their freshman year and will stay in that House throughout all four years. (Sounds like Hogwarts!)

Bishop Hartley

Bishop Ready – Columbus, OH

85-90% of Bishop Ready students are involved in co-curricular activities. Those are some busy Silver Knights!
Bishop Ready

Bishop Watterson – Columbus, OH

Bishop Watterson High School was the first co-educational diocesan high school in Franklin County.
Bishop Watterson

Cristo Rey – Columbus, OH

All students participate in the Professional Work-Study Program, a national educational model in which businesses invest in student workers to make college-preparatory education possible for students with economic need.

Saint Charles Preparatory School – Columbus, OH

99% of St. Charles graduates are college ready (per the State of Ohio Department of Education).

Saint Francis DeSales – Columbus, OH

Since it was founded in 1960, Saint Francis DeSales has had only five principals.

St Francis DeSales
Bishop Rosecrans – Zanesville, OH

About one-third of the faculty and staff are alumni of Bishop Rosecrans.

Newark Catholic – Newark, OH

The Class of 2016 earned  $5,600,000 in scholarship money.

Newark Catholic High School
Notre Dame – Portsmouth, OH

One hundred percent of Notre Dame students engage in some form of voluntary service-learning during their years at the school, contributing to 1200 hours of service a year. (Sounds like some good candidates for the Face Forward Service Awards – Coming in April!)

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Tuscarawas Central Catholic – New Philadelphia

During the past 40 years, about 1,500 students have met the challenge of the curriculum, learned the value of community service, and nourished their faith.

William V. Fisher Catholic – Lancaster, OH

The WIlliam V. Fisher Quiz Team has been one of the most successful in central Ohio. The team has won the Ohio Academic Competition State Championships as well as the local In The Know tournament.