Walsh Jesuit High School

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Walsh Jesuit High School
Logo-WJHS.jpg
Men and Women for Others
Address
4550 Wyoga Lake Road
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44224-1059
United States
Coordinates 41°11′33″N 81°29′46″W / 41.19250°N 81.49611°W / 41.19250; -81.49611Coordinates: 41°11′33″N 81°29′46″W / 41.19250°N 81.49611°W / 41.19250; -81.49611
Information
Type Private, co-educational, college preparatory
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1964; 52 years ago (1964)
President Karl Ertle
Principal Mark Hassman
Faculty 80
Grades 912
Enrollment 1,100 (2014–15)
Campus size 108 acres (44 ha)
Color(s) Maroon and Gold         
Athletics Baseball, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, cross country, football, golf, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track, volleyball, and wrestling
Team name Warriors
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Average SAT scores 546 (Verbal); 549 (Math);
543 (Writing)
Average ACT scores 26
Publication The Sketch (literary magazine)
Newspaper Pioneer
Tuition $10,600.00 (2016–2017)
Affiliation Jesuit (Detroit Province)
Website

Walsh Jesuit High School is a private, Jesuit high school in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States. Founded in 1964, the school was funded by a gift from and named after Cornelius and Jane Walsh. It has been recognized twice as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education, in 1985 and again in 2002.[1]

Academics[edit]

Graduation requirements require coursework in English, mathematics, social studies, science, foreign language, fine arts, physical education, and theology with additional courses in computer science available. As an accredited college preparatory high school, Walsh Jesuit also provides an Advanced Placement program, preparing students to take over 18 AP tests with an 81% of test scores qualifying for college credit.[citation needed] All students continue on to higher education, with 99.5% attending four-year institutions throughout the United States. More than 90 percent of the class of 2007 received merit scholarships totaling nearly $20 million. Nearly 80% of Walsh's faculty members hold at least a master's degree. The average teaching experience for a Walsh Jesuit teacher is 17 years. There are 80 members of the professional staff, including five Jesuit priests.

The latest available median SAT (math + verbal) was 1136/1600; the median ACT was 26/36 – both well above state and national averages.[citation needed]

Athletics[edit]

Walsh Jesuit has won 35 Ohio High School Athletic Association team state championships, 4th most in Ohio history.[2] Walsh Jesuit is currently in the North Coast League, since the beginning of the 2011–12 school year.

The girls' soccer team won national championships in 2000, 2006, and 2010.[3][4][5]

State championships[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Catholic Educational Association. "Secondary School Blue Ribbon School Awardees". Archived from the original on July 27, 2011. Retrieved February 13, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". Retrieved 2008-03-14. 
  3. ^ 7th state
  4. ^ Walsh athletics
  5. ^ News 2013
  6. ^ Yappi. "Yappi Sports Baseball". Retrieved 2007-02-12. 
  7. ^ Yappi. "Yappi Sports Football". Retrieved 2007-02-12. 
  8. ^ Yappi. "Yappi Sports Wrestling". Retrieved 2007-02-12. 
  9. ^ Yappi. "Yappi Sports Softball". Retrieved 2007-02-12. 

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