St. Paul Catholic High School

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St. Paul Catholic High School
1001 Stafford Avenue

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United States
Coordinates41°42′8″N 72°54′50″W / 41.70222°N 72.91389°W / 41.70222; -72.91389Coordinates: 41°42′8″N 72°54′50″W / 41.70222°N 72.91389°W / 41.70222; -72.91389
TypePrivate, Coeducational
Motto"All things to all men."
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
School districtArchdiocese of Hartford
SuperintendentDr. Dale R. Hoyt
PresidentCary Dupont
PrincipalCary Dupont
ChaplainFather Hector
Color(s)Blue, White and Crimson             
Slogan"Not in Our House"
SongIrish Blessing
Athletics conferenceNVL - Naugatuck Valley League
AccreditationNew England Association of Schools and Colleges[1]
Dean of Academic LifeJames Cooper
Dean of Student LifeAlbert Wallace
Athletic DirectorDavid Dennehy
Admissions DirectorMatthew Crowley

St. Paul Catholic High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Bristol, Connecticut, United States. It is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford. Its mascot is the falcon, and its colors are blue, white, and crimson. The school is known for their performing arts, as well as for their athletics.


St. Paul was established in 1966 and was originally staffed by the Sisters of St. Joseph.[2]


St. Paul has a long athletic tradition dating back to the 1960s in such sports as baseball, basketball, indoor and outdoor track, soccer, and swimming- graduating state champions in all of them.

The most recent team champions are: The St. Paul girls' basketball team won the 2009-2010 Class S State Championship. The championship game was played at Mohegan Sun Arena. The St. Paul boys baseball team won the 2015-2016 Class S State Championship. The championship game was played at Palmer Field.

St. Paul offers over 19 varsity sports for boys and girls combined.

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Scott Lachance, NHL Defenseman (1990-2007), selected 4th overall by the New York Islanders in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft and played 819 career games, scoring 31 goals, and 112 assists for 143 points.
  • Byron Jones, DB for the Dallas Cowboys (2015–present). Picked number 27 overall in the 2015 NFL Draft.
  • Kristen Taekman, Model, Reality TV Star on The Real Housewives of New York City (Season 6-7)
  • Steve Pikiell, Head basketball coach Rutgers University, 2 year captain of the UCONN Men's basketball team

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ NEASC-CIS. "NEASC-Commission on Independent Schools". Archived from the original on 2008-06-24. Retrieved 2009-07-28.
  2. ^ SPCHS. "School History". Archived from the original on 2007-06-07. Retrieved 2007-05-11.

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