By The Numbers

Higher Achievers

Academic success is a defining outcome 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. Archdiocese of Omaha students outperform their local and national peers on important standardized tests.

The ACT average in the archdiocese has increased every year for the past five years. 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 students from other Nebraska school districts in English, mathematics, reading and science.

The Archdiocese of Omaha Latino test takers in 2017 recorded a 23.2 ACT average composite score compared to 22.4 for their Caucasian counterparts in the state.

Minority students across the board outperform state and national averages.

Students of all ethnicities consistently score above average on standardized tests. 

The Archdiocese of Omaha uses TerraNova, a standardized achievement test designed to assess student achievement in Reading, Language, Math, Science, Social Studies and other subjects. Across all subjects, our students in the third, fifth and seventh grades are assessed and score considerably higher than the national average, which is at the 50th percentile.

The ACT average in the archdiocese has increased every year for the past five years. 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 students from other Nebraska school districts in English, mathematics, reading and science.

The Archdiocese of Omaha Latino test takers in 2017 recorded a 23.2 ACT average composite score compared to 22.4 for their Caucasian counterparts in the state.

Minority students across the board outperform state and national averages.

Students of all ethnicities consistently score above average on standardized tests. 

The Archdiocese of Omaha uses TerraNova, a standardized achievement test designed to assess student achievement in Reading, Language, Math, Science, Social Studies and other subjects. Across all subjects, our students in the third, fifth and seventh grades are assessed and score considerably higher than the national average, which is at the 50th percentile.

NEARLY 70% OF LAST YEAR’S CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES EARNED COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS, TOTALING OVER $99 MILLION.

College Prepared

Different students have different plans for their future. But at Catholic School, we prepare our students to succeed in college. We’re proud of the fact that over 96% of all Catholic high school graduates enroll in colleges, universities or other post-secondary institutions.