St. Catherine's High School (Racine, Wisconsin)
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|1200 Park Avenue
Racine, Wisconsin, (Racine County) 53403
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic, Dominican|
|Average class size||25|
|Hours in school day||7|
|Color(s)||Black and white|
|Athletics conference||Metro Classic|
|Accreditation||North Central Association of Colleges and Schools |
|Tuition||8,300 + 5|
|Athletic director||John Johnson|
St. Catherine's traces its origins to the fall of 1864, when the Racine Dominican Sisters  established an all-girls' day and boarding academy. In 1924, construction of a high school replaced the academy and young men from the area were allowed to attend classes, thus beginning its co-educational tradition. The high school was named after St. Thomas, until alumni rallied to have the name forever changed to St. Catherine's.
More than 15,000 students have passed through St. Catherine's since it opened in 1864.
Well known in the state for the success of the boys' basketball program led by coach Bob Letsch, since merging from WISAA to WIAA in 2000, the Angels have won state championships in basketball in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2010.
- Jim Chones - professional basketball player
- Thomas P. Corbett - Wisconsin State Assemblyman and jurist
- Marcel Dandeneau - Wisconsin State Assemblyman
- Victor DeLorenzo - drummer for the alternative rock band, the Violent Femmes
- Margaret Farrow - first female lieutenant governor of Wisconsin
- Jim Haluska - NFL player
- James E. Held - Wisconsin State Assemblyman
- Kevin Henkes - noted children's book author and illustrator
- Jerry Mertens - professional football player
- Don Peterson - Most Valuable Player, 1951 Michigan Wolverines football team
- Chad Harbach - author, The Art of Fielding
- Jim McIlvaine - professional basketball player and Marquette radio announcer.
- Bob Schroeder - missed cut in the 1965 Masters Golf Tournament
- James F. Rooney - Wisconsin State Assemblyman
- Vinny Rottino - professional baseball player
- Howie Ruetz - NFL player
- Charles Rutkowski - professional football player
- Ralph Thomas - NFL player
Notes and references
- NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved June 23, 2009.
- SCHS. "St. Catherine's Viewbook" (PDF). Retrieved May 11, 2007.