Walsh Jesuit High School

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Walsh Jesuit High School
Logo-WJHS.jpg
Men and Women for Others, Ad Maiorem Dei Gloriam
For the Greater Glory of God
Address
4550 Wyoga Lake Road
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 44224-1059
United States
Coordinates 41°11′33″N 81°29′46″W / 41.19250°N 81.49611°W / 41.19250; -81.49611Coordinates: 41°11′33″N 81°29′46″W / 41.19250°N 81.49611°W / 41.19250; -81.49611
Information
Type Private, Co-educational, college preparatory
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1964
President Karl Ertle
Principal Mark Hassman
Faculty 80
Grades 912
Enrollment 1100 students (2014-15)
Campus size Over 108 acres (0.44 km2)
Color(s) Maroon and Gold         
Athletics Baseball, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, cross-country, football, golf, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track, volleyball, and wrestling
Mascot Warrior
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Average SAT scores 546 (Verbal); 549 (Math); 543 (Writing)
Average ACT scores 24.7
Publication The Sketch (Literary magazine)
Newspaper Pioneer
Tuition $9935.00 (2012-2013)
Affiliation Jesuit (Detroit Province)
Website
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Walsh Jesuit High School is a private, Jesuit high school in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Founded in 1964, the school was funded by a gift from and named after Cornelius and Jane Walsh. It has been recognized fifty times as a Green Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education.[2]

Academics[edit]

Graduation requirements require coursework in English, mathematics, social studies, science, foreign language, fine arts, physical education, and theology with additional courses in computer science available. As an accredited college preparatory high school, Walsh Jesuit also provides an Advanced Placement program, preparing students to take over 18 AP tests with an 81% of test scores qualifying for college credit.[citation needed] 100% of students continue to higher education; 99.5% of graduates attend four-year institutions throughout the United States. More than 90 percent of the class of 2007 received merit scholarships totaling nearly $20 million. Nearly 80% of Walsh's faculty members hold at least a master's degree. The average teaching experience for a Walsh Jesuit teacher is 17 years. There are 80 members of the professional staff, including five Jesuit priests.

The latest available median SAT (math + verbal) was 1136/1600; the median ACT was 25/36—both well above state and national averages.[citation needed]

Athletics[edit]

Walsh Jesuit has won 35 Ohio High School Athletic Association team state championships, 4th most in Ohio history.[3] Walsh Jesuit is currently in the North Coast League, since the beginning of the 2011–12 school year.

The girl's soccer team won national championships in 2000,2006, and 2010.[4][5][6]

Ohio High School Athletic Association State Championships[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]

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