Kolbe Cathedral High School

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Kolbe Cathedral High School
33 Calhoun Place
Bridgeport, Connecticut, (Fairfield County) 06604
Coordinates Coordinates: 41°10′45.8″N 73°11′45.3″W / 41.179389°N 73.195917°W / 41.179389; -73.195917
Type Private, Coeducational
Motto Empowering Our Learning Community with Knowledge, Skills, and Catholic Values
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1976
President Jo-Anne Jakab
Principal Henry Rondon
Faculty 23
Grades 912
Enrollment 310
Color(s) Sky Blue and Yellow         
Sports SWC
Nickname Cougars
Accreditation NEASC[1]
Tuition $7,300
Affiliation Diocese of Bridgeport
Athletic Director Lisa Hodges

Kolbe Cathedral High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Bridgeport, Connecticut. It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport.


Kolbe Boys High School and Cathedral Girls High School opened in the 1960s. Kolbe (opened 1963) was staffed by the Franciscans and Cathedral (opened 1964) by the Daughters of the Holy Spirit. In June 1976 Kolbe and Cathedral merged into a co-educational secondary school.[2] Today, Kolbe Cathedral offers an affordable option for working families in greater Bridgeport seeking a Christian alternative to the city's public high schools.

In November 2014, senior Ambar Romero was honored at the White House as one of three national finalists in the National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge, meeting President Barack Obama.[3]



  1. ^ NEASC-CIS. "NEASC-Commission on Independent Schools". Archived from the original on 2009-06-16. Retrieved 2009-07-28. 
  2. ^ KCHS. "Kolbe Cathedral High School Website". Retrieved 2007-05-11. 
  3. ^ CTPost. "Kolbe Cathedral Student Honored by President Obama". Retrieved 2014-12-31. 

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