Monsignor Donovan Catholic High School

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Monsignor Donovan Catholic High School
590 Lavender Road

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United States
Coordinates33°59′32″N 83°27′1″W / 33.99222°N 83.45028°W / 33.99222; -83.45028Coordinates: 33°59′32″N 83°27′1″W / 33.99222°N 83.45028°W / 33.99222; -83.45028
TypePrivate, coeducational
MottoTo Radiate the Lord
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
School code110138
Head of schoolPaul T. Gessner
Student to teacher ratio12:1
Color(s)Navy blue, silver and white             
Athletics conferenceGISA
SportsFootball, Softball, Volleyball, Cross Country, Cheerleading, Soccer, Basketball, Swimming, Tennis, Baseball, Golf, Track
AccreditationSouthern Association of Colleges and Schools[1]
AffiliationNational Catholic Educational Association[2]

Monsignor Donovan Catholic High School (MDCHS) is an independent, Roman Catholic high school located in Athens, Georgia, United States. It operates with the assistance of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta.


The mission of Monsignor Donovan Catholic High School as a Catholic college-preparatory school is to develop leaders with the competence, conscience, compassion, confidence, and courage who, out of love for Christ and others, will radiate Christ in their lives.[3]


MDCHS offers a challenging academic program that serves as an excellent preparation for college. There are currently 8 AP classes offered: World History, United States History, English Language, English Literature, AB Calculus, Biology, Latin, and Art.[3]


MDCHS is a member of the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA). School teams compete in football, softball, volleyball, cross country, soccer, basketball, swimming, tennis, baseball, track, and golf. The MDCHS boys tennis team was the GISA Region 1AA state champion in 2010.[4]

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  1. ^ AdvancED. "AdvancED-Find Accredited Institutions". Retrieved 2015-09-29.
  2. ^ NCEA. "NCEA School Locator". Archived from the original on 2015-09-25. Retrieved 2015-09-29.
  3. ^ a b MDCHS web site
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-06-13. Retrieved 2010-06-27.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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