By The Numbers
Academic success is one of many defining outcomes of a Catholic education. High expectations are set for all students from day one. Respect, accountability and confidence are the foundation from which our students act and excel in their academics. Archdiocese of Omaha Catholic school students outperform their local and national peers on standardized tests.
More than 96% of Catholic high school graduates enroll in colleges, universities, or other post-secondary institutions. In any given year, the majority of our high schools can boast 100% student matriculation to college.
SPRING 2021 NOTE: In both areas of math and reading, all grade levels showed an average of 50th percentile or higher when compared nationally in percentile ranks and the national curve equivalency. Thank you, teachers for your work this school year, because we know the story that is behind this data is one of great dedication and care of all students.
The ACT average for Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Omaha is consistently higher than state and national averages. ACT uses four testing categories to measure the college preparedness of high school students. Archdiocese of Omaha students outscored the state of Nebraska's performance in English, mathematics, reading and science.
The Archdiocese of Omaha Latino test takers in 2020 performed at a 22.4 ACT average composite score compared to 19.9 for Hispanic/Latino counterparts in Nebraska.
Students of all ethnicities consistently score above average across the board, outperforming state and national averages.
Different students have different plans for their future. But in our Archdiocese of Omaha Catholic Schools, we prepare our students for their next step, whether that be a four-year college or other post-secondary plans.