Catholic Central High School (Grand Rapids, Michigan)

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Catholic Central High School
Grand Rapids Catholic Central High School Logo.jpg
319 Sheldon Boulevard SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan, (Kent County) 49503
United States
Coordinates 42°57′24″N 85°40′2″W / 42.95667°N 85.66722°W / 42.95667; -85.66722Coordinates: 42°57′24″N 85°40′2″W / 42.95667°N 85.66722°W / 42.95667; -85.66722
Type Private, College-prep
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Oversight Diocese of Grand Rapids
Superintendent Dave Faber
Principal Greg Deja
Pastor Rev. Msgr. R. Louis Stasker
Chaplain Fr. Steve Cronin
Grades 912
Gender Coeducational
Enrollment 652 (2014-15)
Average class size 25
Student to teacher ratio 18:1
Mascot Cougar
Average ACT scores 25.0
Newspaper Blue & White
Tuition $7,280
Athletic Director Trevor Hinshaw

Catholic Central High School is a college preparatory high school in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Founded in 1906 by Bishop Henry Richter and the Dominican Sisters, it is the oldest Catholic, coeducational, Diocesan high school in the U.S. Since being established, over 25,000 students have graduated.

The campus, located in Grand Rapids’ Heartside neighborhood, consists of three buildings with a pedestrian mall. The location is in close proximity to the Cathedral of Saint Andrew and Cathedral Square.


Sport Season
Baseball Spring
Basketball (Girls) Winter
Basketball (Boys) Winter
Bowling (Girls & Boys) Winter
Competitive Cheer Winter
Cross Country (Boys & Girls) Fall
Football Fall
Golf (Girls) Fall
Golf (Boys) Spring
Ice Hockey Winter
Lacrosse (Boys) Spring
Lacrosse (Girls) Spring
Skiing (Boys & Girls) Winter
Soccer (Boys) Fall
Soccer (Girls) Spring
Softball Spring
Swimming (Girls) Fall
Swimming (Boys) Winter
Tennis (Girls) Spring
Tennis (Boys) Fall
Track (Boys & Girls) Spring
Volleyball Fall
Wrestling Winter
Dance Team Aug-Mar (Club)
Equestrian Fall (Club)
Fencing Club
Intramural Basketball League (IBL) Winter (Club)
Sideline Cheer Fall

State Championships[edit]

Year Sport Class/Division/Source
1943 Football Open Class (mythical championship)
1949 Football Class A (Detroit Free Press)
1951 Football Class A (Detroit Free Press)
1959 Football Class A (AP & Detroit Free Press)
1982 Boys Cross Country Class B
1984 Boys Cross Country Class B
1985 Baseball Class B
1987 Football Class B
1987 Girls Cross Country Class B
1998 Rugby Division I (MYRA)
1999 Competitive Cheer Class B
1999 Rugby Division I (MYRA)
2000 Rugby Division I (MYRA)
2001 Rugby Division I (MYRA)
2003 Rugby Division I (MYRA)
2004 Rugby Division I (MYRA)
2005 Rugby Division I (MYRA)
2010 Girls Basketball Division 3
2010 Football Division 4 bracket
2011 Ice Hockey Division 3
2011 Rugby Division I (MYRA)
2011 Girls Lacrosee Division 2
2014 Rugby Division I (MYRA)
2016 Boys Soccer Division 3
2016 Football Division 4 bracket

State Runners-Up[edit]

Year Sport Class/Division/Source
1955 Football Class A (Associated Press)
1969 Football Class A (AP)
1978 Football Class B
1981 Boys Cross Country Class B
1983 Boys Cross Country Class B
1994 Baseball Class B
2002 Rugby Division I (MYRA)
2003 Baseball Division 2
2005 Football Division 4
2006 Ice Hockey Division 3
2006 Rugby Division I (MYRA)
2007 Ice Hockey Division 3
2008 Rugby Division I (MYRA)
2009 Girls Basketball Class B
2010 Rugby Division I (MYRA)
2016 Ice Hockey Division 3

Notable alumni[edit]


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