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atholic high schools in the Diocese of Trenton have much to offer students of all abilities and interests, with the added attraction of an atmosphere that instructs and supports the teachings of the Catholic Church. While steeped in cutting-edge academics, technological tools and competitive athletic teams, parents can be confident that their high schooler’s spirit and faith will also be nurtured. Following are profiles of Catholic high schools in the Diocese that include open house dates and contact information: Red Bank Catholic Facebook photo

DONOVAN CATHOLIC Co-ed International Baccalaureate World School 711 Hooper Avenue, Toms River OPEN HOUSE: Oct. 16, 2 - 4 p.m. and Oct. 17, 6 - 8 p.m. Register at CONTACT: Admissions: 732-349-8801 x 2426, tmulligan@ Since 1962, Donovan Catholic has provided a focused, rigorous, college-preparatory education where students excel, gain confidence and succeed in a faith-based, student leadership-centered and safe environment. Donovan Catholic offers advanced placement and honors classes, and electives to enhance various fields of study. Collectively, 2022 graduates were awarded approximately $27.5 million in scholarships. Students are empowered to become leaders and strive for academic excellence, participating in various clubs including Campus Ministry, Student Council, National Honor Society and Student Ambassadors. Our Catholic identity mirrors the teachings of Pope Francis: the principles of forgiveness, love and service to others will support the school’s commitment to enriching the faith of the entire Donovan Catholic community. Donovan Catholic’s athletics encourages its student-athletes’ academic priorities, promoting individual growth and leadership skills. We have an athletic training facility, air-conditioned gymnasium, two locations with sports fields and experienced coaching staff. Our Performing Arts program offers two productions a year and award-winning show choirs as well as our band ensembles, allowing students to gain self-confidence and self-awareness. Some graduates have even performed on Broadway and become newscast members.

NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL Dynamic, diverse Catholic community, rooted in the Mercy Core Values: Respect, Integrity, Justice, Compassion and Service. Co-ed / college preparatory 601 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville OPEN HOUSE: Oct. 20, 7 – 9 p.m. CONTACT: Laura Sarubbi, 609-8827901, Notre Dame High School offers Continued on 40

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a powerfully well-rounded college preparatory experience strongly grounded in Catholic values. This experience combines equally outstanding programs in academics, athletics, the arts, service learning and student leadership. We serve students from a range of backgrounds and with a diversity of strengths, providing every learner with the right level of academic challenge. We welcome each one into a positive and empowering environment, preparing them with a foundation of values for life. Notre Dame is a place of growth – intellectual, personal, social and spiritual – and a school always growing in excellence.

RED BANK CATHOLIC Join the Tradition 112 Broad Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701 OPEN HOUSE: Oct. 16, 2 – 4:30 p.m. Registration required – visit CONTACT: Angelica Mooney, 732-747-5113, amooney@ Red Bank Catholic is a vibrant, beloved, Catholic co-educational institution with a deep tradition, an extraordinary spirit and a record of achievement in the classroom, on the athletic fields, onstage and beyond. RBC was founded in 1927 in the heart of the city of Red Bank. With 166 courses offered, including 20 advanced placement, 26 honors, 24 dual-enrollment college-level courses and Capstone project opportunities, each student’s schedule is tailored around their individual strengths and interests, and 100 percent of our graduating senior class continues on to higher education post-graduation. The vast array of extracurricular opportunities offered at RBC includes our 28 competitive varsity sports, our award-winning performing arts programs, over 60 clubs and activities, 40   THE MONITOR MAGAZINE

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and our semester-long internship program, which 30 students participated in during the 2021-2022 academic year. Red Bank Catholic’s students come from over 50 towns and 70 schools. They are young men and women of competence, compassion, commitment and curiosity, and together with over 15,000 alumni, they make up the “Casey Family.”

ST. JOHN VIANNEY HIGH SCHOOL Proud of our Past, Prepared for our Future 540A Line Road, Holmdel, NJ 07733 OPEN HOUSE: Oct. 22, 9 a.m. and Oct. 27, 7 p.m. Register at CONTACT: Patti Gilmartin, 732-739-0800 x 155, gilmartin@ Situated on 38 acres in Holmdel, New Jersey, St. John Vianney High School provides a Catholic education that nurtures the soul of each student while providing an authentic college prep experience. SJV’s vibrant community offers outstanding academics and exceptional extracurricular activities, including first-rate athletics. As a Catholic school, we go beyond just academics and activities. SJV educates the whole person – mind, body, and spirit. SJV promotes an educational environment that supports the growth of each of our students. We provide an advanced curriculum with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1. A 4x4 block schedule format allows students to accelerate their learning to an advanced level and remediate weaknesses in any curricular area. We offer many levels in all subjects ranging from college preparatory, Honors, Advanced Placement, and Dual Enrollment. We also offer qualified students the Early College Academy and Business Academy. The Early College Academy allows our students to graduate with 64 college credits and an Associate Degree in Computer Science or Social Science. The Business Academy combines college courses from the University of Delaware, Georgian Court University and Brookdale Community College with real-life experiences through speakers, field trips, and both on and off-campus business initiatives. Our campus is technologically advanced to provide for seamless learning and all students receive tablet computers equipped with the latest educational software. SJV also has athletic fields, a lighted turf athletic stadium, a 12,000 square foot fitness center, and a state-of-the-art performance theater – facilities that help support our 35+ student clubs and 30 sports programs. Continued on 42


Open House

Irish Experience Visit Day

Thursday, October 27 at 6:30PM

Visit CCHS in action, attend classes and participate in labs and service activities.

The best way to catch the Irish spirit. Tour the school, meet our faculty & coaches. See arts, lab and activity presentations.

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Scholarship & Placement Test*


Saturday, November 5 at 8:30AM *Required as a part of the admissions application process


RED BANK CATHOLIC Open House Learn the Casey tradition of providing an exceptional Catholic education where students excel in the classroom, on the athletic fields, on stage, and in life.

Join the Tradition

Join us Sunday, October 16, 2022 2pm-4:30pm 112 Broad Street Red Bank, NJ 07701 October 5, 7- 8:30 - Application Process October 19, 7- 8:30 - Academics October 26, 7- 8:30 - Athletics & Arts

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ST. ROSE HIGH SCHOOL Co-ed Catholic high school 607 7th Avenue, Belmar OPEN HOUSE: Oct. 19, 6– 8 p.m. Register at admissions/open-house CONTACT: Admissions office: 732-681-2858 x: 709, admissions@ St. Rose High School is a vibrant shore community whose faculty and families are committed to providing our students with a faithbased, quality Catholic education. Our rigorous curriculum includes college prep, honors and advanced placement classes.

70+ Advanced Courses

With the generous support of alumni and friends, St. Rose High School has been able to greatly enhance our academic offerings. Combined with an innovative drop schedule, we have opened a performing arts studio, a Business Academy, a “Maker Space” STREAM Room, a robotics program and broadcasting studio. All of these additions augment our already expansive curriculum. Athletics and an array of extracurricular activities play an integral part in our educational program. Athletes apply their training to real-life situations, giving full effort in everything they do. Our athletic program includes more than 25 varsity sports, many junior varsity and freshman programs. Our goal at St. Rose High School is to meet the needs of all our students and to provide the most rewarding Catholic experience possible.

CHRISTIAN BROTHERS ACADEMY An outstanding Catholic day school for boys on the high school level. 850 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft OPEN HOUSE: Oct. 2, 12 – 3 p.m.; Oct. 12, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Pre-registration recommended.

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Early College Academy

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CONTACT: Jennifer Maccarella, 732-747-1959 x 217, admissions@ Christian Brothers Academy has built a reputation rooted in excellence, basing our educational philosophy on the Lasallian tradition. We focus on developing every aspect of our students through unique activities both in and out of the classroom. Our faculty is committed to a rigorous academic curriculum, while helping each student reach his full potential. The principles of faith and service remain ever-present in our community, always giving our students a chance to help those who are less fortunate. Over the past five years, each graduating class has averaged over 100 hours of service per student, which greatly exceeds the 50 hours required for graduation. Meanwhile, our championship-winning athletics and dynamic extracurricular activities allow for our students to foster an unparalleled brotherhood during their time at the Academy.


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For over 60 years, CBA has developed young men of faith, character and action who are prepared to serve the Church, world and society as leaders and innovators.

HOLY CROSS PREPARATORY ACADEMY The only independent co-ed Catholic preparatory school in Burlington County 5035 Route 130 S., Delran OPEN HOUSE: Oct. 26, 6-8 p.m. CONTACT: Darian D’Alfonso, 856-461-5400 ext. 3007, Holy Cross Preparatory Academy offers a collegiate-style block schedule of single-semester courses, ensuring students feel comfortable when they step into their first college classes. Each student is provided a laptop and access to class material online to enhance the learning process. Through partnerships with Rowan College of Burlington Continued on 46


OPEN HOUSE: Wednesday, November 2, 2022

ENTRANCE EXAMS: Saturday, October 22, 2022 Saturday, November 19, 2022 Saturday, January 28, 2023

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County and Seton Hall University, South Orange, HCPA offers dualcredit courses totaling up to 60+ college credits. Our Guidance Office utilizes Naviance to help students through the college application process and provides students the opportunity to meet with college admissions counselors during the annual College Fair and regular visits from universities. Specialized classes are offered in engineering (STREAM), forensic science, graphic design and accounting. Visual and performing arts allow students to explore their talents in our studio, inside the dark room or on the stage. The proud athletic history at Holy Cross is visible in the numerous sectional and state titles lining the walls of our gymnasium. The HCPA community ensures that positive values and our shared faith are integrated throughout all activities, with teams and clubs regularly participating in group service projects, Masses or prayer services.

STUART COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL OF THE SACRED HEART A Sacred Heart girls independent preschool – grade 12 1200 Stuart Road, Princeton

Open House Wed., November 2 6:30 p.m. To register, visit

OPEN HOUSE: Oct. 16, 1 p.m. Register at admissions/openhouse CONTACT: 609-921-2330 x 4, Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart is a leading preschool to Grade 12 private school in Princeton designed just for girls. Stuart’s mission is to educate young women to a life of leadership and service within the framework of the Goals and Criteria of the Schools of Sacred Heart. With a highly personalized and rigorous curriculum, exceptional faculty who know girls well, and the importance of spiritual development in the leadership journey, Stuart girls graduate as compassionate and empowered global citizens who are driven to be forces of change in our world.

TRENTON CATHOLIC PREPARATORY ACADEMY Co-ed Pre-K through high school; innovative, relevant curricula rooted in the Catholic faith 175 Leonard Avenue, Hamilton OPEN HOUSE: Oct. 12, 6-7:30 p.m. To learn more visit TCPA: Continued on 48

Scholarship Test Sat., October 22 8:30 a.m. To register, visit

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Trenton Catholic Preparatory Academy has been leading the way with outstanding academics, STEM education, award-winning Robotics, Project Lead The Way Programs, High School Esports League, First Lego League, championship “Iron Mikes” sports teams and providing a safe home where every student can grow and succeed. In addition to traditional and college preparatory classroom instruction, students in grades six through 12 can pursue online learning exclusively through Catholic Virtual. Faculty-guided and assisted online learning provides both flexibility and individualization vital for student development. At TCPA our Pre-K through grade 12 students excel. Class sizes allow teachers to provide individualized attention and support. We offer the opportunity to earn college credits through partnerships with local colleges and universities. The upper school graduation and the college acceptance rate is routinely 100 percent.

VILLA VICTORIA ACADEMY OPEN HOUSE: Oct. 1, by appointment only. Registration required: CONTACT: Colleen White, 609-882-1700 ext. 419; cwhite@ for virtual information sessions, application process and scholarship exam Villa Victoria Academy, established in 1933, is one of the oldest, all-girls Catholic schools in New Jersey, instructing sixth through 12th grades in small classes with individualized attention. The mission of Villa is to respect the inherent dignity of each individual, to educate the whole person, instill character and confidence, and to empower young women to reach their full potential and influence the world in a truly Christian manner. Villa is owned and operated by the Religious Teachers Filippini and draws students from both New Jersey and Pennsylvania to its 44-acre campus. Faculty and staff include lay men and women and our religious sisters. Villa operates a traditional schedule of eight classes per day for 40 minutes each. Recent updates include wi-fi throughout our building, a state-of-the-art dance studio, and a strength, training and conditioning room, and a TV studio. Financial aid is available to all students, and scholarships are available to those entering ninth grade. Scholarship tests will be held October 15 and November 19.