Building Character

Give your student superior tools and support . . .

to build strong character in a challenging world.

Catholic Central High School encourages your student to become their very best through character building. Students are invited to view challenges as opportunities that they can overcome, grow through, and learn from. The favorable 8:1 student-to-teacher ratio provides a safe atmosphere for students to push beyond their comfort zones and even excel in their natural abilities. The real world will always be shifting and changing, but a person with steady character will persevere and lead the way.

The 8 Habits of a Hilltopper

When a student becomes a Hilltopper, the character-building process begins. Each quarter, one Hilltopper habit is focused on and developed by students and faculty. With a deep, practical understanding of each of these habits, students are prepared for a successful, satisfying future.



Hilltopper Habits help students become a:


Affordable Private Education

We believe in the potential of every student. As an investment in our community, we keep tuition costs significantly lower than the national average for private education. The school’s generous donors provide financial assistance to one in three families.


Student/Teacher Ratio


Graduate College Acceptance Rate


Average College Scholarship Money


Teachers with Master’s or Better

Extracurricular Opportunities

Students are encouraged to participate in at least one extracurricular program. With many options from sports, clubs, theater, and more—students can discover and explore a variety of interests, get involved on a team or in a group, and learn more about themselves. They will learn how to support their classmates in becoming their best as well.

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    Our Educational Foundation



    Why Choose CCHS?

    There has never been a better time to choose Catholic Central High School. We are currently celebrating over 100 years of academic excellence and refining our holistic approach that continues to position us as the premiere high school in Southeastern Wisconsin.

    Hear it from the Students

    Makayla Vos and Luke Gillmore talk about their experiences as a student at Catholic Central High School.

    The Results are Impressive

    At Catholic Central High School, our high school graduation rate is over 99%, compared to the Wisconsin state public school graduation rate of 88.4%. Additionally, over 99% of our graduates attend college, compared to the Wisconsin state average of 61.3%. In terms of college preparation, Catholic Central is unmatched in the region. CC’s average, top-quartile ACT score ranks nationally in the top-10% with a 30.6. The Wisconsin state ACT average is 20.5. The Catholic Central AP test pass rate is 82%, compared to the WI state average of 69% with the national / global average being 61%.