Cathedral Preparatory School
Villa Maria Academy
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Fast Facts about Prep & Villa

Cathedral Prep
Campus
 

Year Founded: 1921

Founder: Archbishop John Mark Gannon, Bishop of Erie (Archbishop ad personam)

Affiliation: Cathedral Prep is an all-male college preparatory Catholic school in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie for students in grades 9-12. Students from all faiths are welcome to attend.

Accreditation and Memberships:

• Accredited by Middles States Commission on Secondary Schools.
• Member of National Catholic Education Association (NCEA)

Number of Students: 465
Student to Teacher Ratio: 13:1

Admission:

Acceptance to the freshman class at Cathedral Prep is based on the results of the mandatory Entrance Exam, elementary school transcripts, elementary school disciplinary record, and recommendations from the elementary school teachers and principal. Transfer students are accepted based on the transcripts, disciplinary records, and recommendations from the teachers and principal from the previous school.

Non-Discrimination Policy:
Although Cathedral Preparatory School is a distinctly Catholic school, it welcomes young men of all backgrounds and does not discriminate against any qualified student on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, disability, or age, as required by law, in the administration of its educational policies, admissions procedures, financial aid/scholarship awards, and/or any other school administered programs.

Class of 2019 Statistics:
  • 127 graduates
  • 100% accepted to a four-year college
  • Received $12.8 million in scholarships (that's over $100,000 per student)
  • 16,860 service hours to the school, parishes, and the community
  • Notable schools being attended by the Class of 2019: Bowling Green State University, Canisius College, Coastal Carolina University, Cornell University, Michigan State University, The Ohio State University, The Pennsylvania State University, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Kentucky, University of Notre Dame, University of Pittsburgh, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
 
Villa Maria Academy Campus
 

Founders: Sisters of St. Joseph in 1892

Affiliation: Villa Maria Academy is an all-female college preparatory Catholic school in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie for students in grades 9-12. Students from all faiths are welcome to attend.

Accreditation and Memberships

  • Accredited by Middles States Commission on Secondary Schools.
  • Member of National Catholic Education Association (NCEA)

Number of Students: 333
Student to Teacher Ratio: 12:1
 

Admission:

Acceptance to the freshman class at Villa Maria Academy is based on the results of the mandatory Entrance Exam, elementary school transcripts, elementary school disciplinary record, and recommendations from the elementary school teachers and principal. Transfer students are accepted based on the transcripts, disciplinary records, and recommendations from the teachers and principal from the previous school.

Non-Discrimination Policy:
Although Villa Maria Academy is a distinctly Catholic school, it welcomes students of all backgrounds and does not discriminate against any qualified student on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, disability, or age, as required by law, in the administration of its educational policies, admissions procedures, financial aid/scholarship awards, and/or any other school administered programs.
 
Class of 2019 Statistics:
  • 83 graduates
  • 100% attended a four-year college
  • Over $14.5 million in merit-based scholarships offered (that's over $175,000 per student)
  • 19,356 service hours to the school, parishes, and the community
  • Notable schools being attended by the Class of 2019: Auburn University, Carlow University, College of Holy Cross, Duquesne University, The Ohio State University, The Pennsylvania State University, The University of Tennessee, University of Kentucky, University of Pittsburgh, Villanova University, Xavier University