Roncalli High School (Indiana)

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Roncalli High School
Roncalli logo.png
The Life Prep School
3300 Prague Road
Indianapolis, Indiana, 46227
United States
Coordinates 39°41′25″N 86°06′29″W / 39.6902°N 86.108°W / 39.6902; -86.108Coordinates: 39°41′25″N 86°06′29″W / 39.6902°N 86.108°W / 39.6902; -86.108
Type Private, Coeducational
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1969
Oversight Archdiocese of Indianapolis
President Joseph D. Hollowell
Principal Chuck Weisenbach
Chaplain Jim Wilmoth
Grades 912
Enrollment 1,109 (2012)
Average class size 22
Color(s) Red, Blue, and White             
Fight song Rebel Fight Song
Athletics conference Independent
Mascot SuperRebel
Nickname Rebels
Rivals Cathedral High School
Franklin Central High School
Bishop Chatard High School
Newspaper Rebel Review
Yearbook Rebel Reveille

Roncalli High School is a Catholic high school located in Indianapolis, Indiana. It is located on the south side of Indianapolis and run by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis. Roncalli is named for Pope John XXIII, Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli.

The school was established in 1969 as a result of the consolidation of two schools, Kennedy Memorial High School (opened as Sacred Heart High School in 1914 whose name was changed to Kennedy in 1966) and Chartrand High School (opened in 1962).


Roncalli offers football, cross country, soccer, tennis, basketball, wrestling, bowling, swimming and diving, hockey, baseball, track and field, golf, volleyball, lacrosse and rugby for boys. For girls there is cross country, golf, soccer, basketball, bowling, swimming and diving, gymnastics, softball, track and field, tennis and volleyball.

State Championships:

  • Football: 1985, 1988, 1993, 1994, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004[1]
  • Softball: 1999, 2001, 2011[2]
  • Girl's Volleyball: 1981, 1998, 2006[3]

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