Lexington Catholic High School
|Lexington Catholic High School|
|2250 Clays Mill Road
Lexington, Kentucky, (Fayette County) 40503
|Motto||"Mind. Spirit. Body"|
|Average class size||24|
|Student to teacher ratio||14:1|
|Campus size||17 acres (69,000 m2)|
|Color(s)||Blue and White|
|Accreditation||Southern Association of Colleges and Schools|
Lexington Catholic High School is a parochial secondary school affiliated with the Catholic Church located in the Rosemill neighborhood in Lexington, Kentucky. It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lexington.
The school was formed in 1951 through the merger of two secondary schools: St. Catherine's Academy, founded in 1823, and Lexington Latin High, founded in 1924. Lexington Catholic moved to its current location in 1957.
In 2007, the school was awarded the Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. It was the first high school in central Kentucky to receive the award.
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Lexington Catholic fields teams in:
- Football - 2005 Class AAA, 2007 Class AAAA KHSAA State Champions
- Girls Golf
- Boys Golf
- Girls Soccer - 2002 KHSAA State Champions
- Boys Soccer - 1983, 1984, 2004 KHSAA State Champions
- Girls Cross Country - 1975, 1976, 1977, 1983, 1984 Class A KHSAA State Champions
- Boys Cross Country - 2016 Class AA KHSAA State Champions
- Girls Basketball - 1999, 2001, 2005, 2006 KHSAA State Champions
- Boys Basketball - 2002 KHSAA State Champions
- Baseball - 1999, 2006, 2009 KHSAA State Champions
- Girls Track and Field - 1971 Class A KHSAA State Champions
- Boys Track and Field - 2013 Class AA KHSAA State Champions
- Swim & Dive
- Hockey - 2004, 2008 KHSHL State Champions
- Lacrosse 2014 KLA State Champions
- Dance Team
- Ultimate Frisbee
Lexington Catholic is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and approved by the Kentucky State Department of Education. They have been given recognition for being a U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon School (one of three high schools in Kentucky chosen in 2007).
- Laura Bell Bundy, actress and singer
- Brian Cashman, Major League Baseball executive
- Ann Cummings, mayor of Montpelier, Vermont and member of the Vermont Senate
- Winston Guy, professional football player
- Alison Lundergan Grimes, 76th Secretary of State of Kentucky
- Frank Kornet, former professional basketball player
- Nick Maronde, professional baseball player
- Natalie Novosel, professional basketball player
- Ben Revere, professional baseball player
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