CENTRAL CATHOLIC

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4720 5TH AVE
PITTSBURGH, PA 15213
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Phone: 412-621-8189
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 0
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-low
  • Type: Catholic
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Diocese Of Pittsburgh
  • Students/Teacher: 14:1
  • Students/Grade: 217
  • Number Students: 868
  • Number Teachers: 60
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: N/A
  • Poverty Level: NOT REPORTED
  • Principal: Mr Robert Schaefer
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  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
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School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (23 ratings)
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    School Reviews (16 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-08-27
    "Central Catholic; I graduated in 1969. Perhaps I did not fully appreciate the experience at the time. But it has served me very well everyday since. College, Graduate School, Military experience are things I had been well prepared for. Everyone there from Charlie Fahey to Big Jim Wheeler etc. had a positive effect on my development as a man."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-03-23
    "One of the finest institutions not only in pittsburgh but nationally. The school is very prestigous and often in quotes as being in the "top 3" of pittsburgh schools. (Ellis, Central, Shady Side) The school provides students with a ceomprehensive curriculm and offers many opporitunities outside the classroom. Central also takes advantage of nearby educational facilities such as those at CMU and PITT"
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    Posted 2010-12-22
    "Central Catholic is an institution of higher education that turnes out the highest caliber workers, students, and responsible gentlemen. It instills values of leadership and comrodary that will pay off both in college and the wold beyond. Believe me, being a grad has opened countless doors and it is in all industry. Central is synonymous with men of fortitude and of strong moral base. As for the bullying, it's nonsence.. Noone, football player, basketball star, or bad ass guitar player was left out. There is no ganging up on one person or group, everyone gets flack from other students and it's reciprocated. No hard feelings felt, if your walking down the hall and your books are being held too far from your body, a friend of yours is going to smack them out of your hands all over the ground. A central man doesn't jump to anger from this atmosphere. Any graduate will tell you he laughed almost all day long and built lifetime friendships and bonds with the men they walked with on the quad. GO VIKES"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-09-12
    "The school believes that football is king...they do not properly respond or even address bullying. I had 2 sons who attended. The experience was fine with 1 of them but with the other the administration put their "heads in the sand" and did not address bullying. After talking to many parents, this response is not unusually especially if the bullies are football team players. This response is not in-line with the school's mission."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-11-08
    "My sons both attended Central Catholic. One was an athlete and was involved in student governement, and one was involved in student governement, masque, forensics and several other activities. Both did well academically because they were pushed in a spiritual atmosphere by a great faculty. Of course there are 'boys will be boys' things. Cocky athletes? No more or less than at any other high school. Does the previous poster think these do not happen at other high schools? Central Catholic is a great high school and well worth the tuition."
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