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nAltruistic Spirit

Inspired by our Catholic faith, our students, who represent a diversity of beliefs, embrace their responsibility to our community by volunteering over 10,000 service hours annually. Seniors complete a Community Based Service Learning project, which builds on their interests, expands their horizons and inspires a lifelong commitment to service.

CARDINAL NEWMAN

CBSL Projects have included: nKid Street Students have volunteered thousands of hours to academically tutor, artistically teach and athletically train underprivileged elementary school students.

nHabitat for Humanity

P rep ared F or C ol lege . P repare d F o r L if e .

S C HOOL P RO F ILE

Explore The Future You Envision

Students during Senior Boards week

Students have helped raise funds for and build homes from Santa Rosa to New Orleans.

nLocation

Santa Rosa,California

nVeterans’ Biography Project

50 Ursuline Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Students have recorded oral histories of locals who bravely served our country in World War II, Korea and Vietnam.

Phone

707·546·6470

Facsimile 707·544·8502

cardinalnewman.org

nBicycles for Humanity Students collect used bicycles on campus for shipment to Uganda.

Bicycles for Humanity

nLeadership

nAthletic Achievement

With 26 sports programs and 59 teams balancing competition with collaboration, Cardinal Newman’s scholar athletes consistently and successfully compete at the championship level. Cardinal Newman was honored to receive the North Coast Section Award of Excellence for ranking fourth among 170 Northern California schools whose students have excelled both on and off the field.

President

Principal

Mr. Michael Truesdell

Mr. Graham Rutherford

Admission Director

Counseling Department

Mr. Patrick Piehl

Ms. Beverly Fuller

CEEB Code 053326

Women's Sports

Men's Sports

Basketball Cheer Cross Country Golf Lacrosse Soccer Softball Swimming & Diving Tennis Track & Field Volleyball Water Polo

nAcademic Excellence

Baseball Basketball Cross Country Football Golf Lacrosse Soccer Swimming & Diving Tennis Track & Field Water Polo Wrestling

nEnrollment

Approximately 650 students, grades 9-12

nFaculty 53 Faculty Members: 35 Masters, 2 JD and PhD Degrees; 5 Counselors, 1 LMFT

n Average Class Size 25 Students, 13:1 Student to Faculty Ratio

nGrading System

Club Sports Hockey Rugby

A=90-100 B=80-89 C=70-79 D=60-69 F=Below 60 A=4.00

O u r M i ss i o n

Cardinal Newman is a Catholic, college preparatory high school. Our mission is to educate our students in the wholeness of mind, body, and spirit through the teachings of Jesus Christ as proclaimed by the Catholic Church. Our students learn to apply leadership skills and talents in service to others. We challenge each student to work to his or her highest potential in the lifelong pursuit of learning and excellence.

B=3.00

C=2.00

D=1.00

F=0.00

Please scan and visit us online Opt-in to by texting: cnewman to 55411 You will receive messages on your phone regarding admission events and campus activities.

cardinalnewman.org

ent . Artistic Expression . Academic Excellence . Altruistic Spirit . Athletic Achievement . Artistic Expression . Academic Excellence . Altruistic Spirit Photography by Dirk Bietau -dirk.com, Rory McNamara, Jim Rael

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Academic Excellence

Academic achievement is celebrated at Cardinal Newman where every student is given the support, tools and opportunities to succeed. With a student to counselor ratio of 1:87 (compared with 1:450+ at most other schools), college planning begins in freshman year with a goal of maximizing every student’s opportunities. A four point grading scale is used for regular college preparatory courses. Advanced Placement, honors, and accelerated courses are weighted with an extra grade point (5 point scale).

nGraduation Requirements English Theology Mathematics Social Studies Frosh Science Computers Physical Education Science Foreign Language Arts Electives Community Service Total

40 credits 40 credits 30 credits 30 credits 5 credits 5 credits 20 credits 20 credits 20 credits 40 credits 10 credits 10 credits 270 credits

nAdvanced Placement Program (AP) The Cardinal Newman AP curriculum is based on a vigorous college preparatory program preparing high level, qualified students for the AP test and college credit. We offer a total of 10 AP courses, 6 Honors Courses, and 2 Accelerated Courses.

AP Courses

Honors Courses

Biology

Algebra II

Physics Studio Art

One Semester of course work equals 5 credits, 10 credits equals 1 year of course work. Taking seven courses each semester for four years and completing community service allows the student to complete 270 credits. Credit requirements listed under graduation requirements are the minimum requirements for graduation. Additional course work in Mathematics, Science, and Foreign Language is recommended by the UC and California State University systems.

Weighted Grade Point Statistics for the Class of 2012 Median GPA: 3.33 Lowest GPA: 2.85

Highest GPA: 4.46 Mean GPA: 3.41

National Merit Scholars In just the last five years, Cardinal Newman has been honored to educate five National Merit Finalists and ten Commended Scholars. California Scholarship Federation 44% of our students proudly wear the CSF Life Member sash at graduation. An impressive 99% of Cardinal Newman students attend college, 80% at four-year universities and 20% at a junior community college before typically transferring to a four-year institution.

Chemistry

Spanish III

Natl. Avg.

CA Avg. CN Avg. CN Top 40%

Latin Virgil

Latin III

English Language

French III

SAT I Reading

501

499 534

633

English Literature

Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus

SAT I Math

516

515 565

621

Spanish

Physics

SAT I Written

492

499 538

630

ACT

21

22 24

30

Calculus AB

Calculus BC Accelerated Courses US History

University and College Acceptances Over 80% of Cardinal Newman graduates typically choose to immediately continue their education at four-year universities and 20% at Junior/ Community college from where they transfer to four-year institutions. Recent college and university acceptances: American University Arizona State University University of Arizona Boise State University Boston College Bowling Green State University Brown University University of California-all campuses California Lutheran University California Maritime Academy California Polytechnic State University Pomona San Luis Obispo California State University-all campuses Campbell University Chaminade University University of Chicago Clemson University Colgate University University of Colorado at Boulder University of Colorado at Colorado Springs University of Colorado at Denver Colorado School of Mines Colorado State University Concordia University, Portland Cornell University Creighton University

University of Denver Dickinson College Dominican University Duke University Franklin & Marshall College The George Washington University Georgetown University Gonzaga University University of Hawaii Holy Names University University of Idaho University of Illinois University of Iowa Lewis & Clark College Loyola Marymount University Marquette University Menlo College Michigan State University University of Michigan Montana State University The University of Montana University of Nevada, Las Vegas University of Nevada, Reno New Mexico State University New York University Northern Arizona University Northwestern University Notre Dame de Namur University University of Notre Dame Occidental College Oregon Institute of Technology Oregon State University University of Oregon Pace University, New York City Pacific Union College University of the Pacific Pennsylvania State University University of Pennsylvania Pepperdine University

Portland State University University of Portland Princeton University University of Puget Sound University of Redlands Reed College Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Rochester Institute of Technology Rollins College Roosevelt University Saint Anselm College Saint Mary’s College of California Jacqueline Payne, '12, Co-Valedictorian, Salisbury University Now at Georgetown University University of San Diego San Francisco Art Institute University of San Francisco Santa Clara University Seattle University The Class of 2012 Sierra Nevada College was offered over Simpson University $10.8 million in University of Southern California scholarships. Southern Illinois University Stanford University Syracuse University Texas Christian University Texas Southern University Western Washington University Texas Tech University Westmont College Trinity College Whitman College Truman State University Willamette University Tufts University William Jessup University University of Tulsa University of Wisconsin United States Air Force Academy Yale University United States Military Academy University of Utah Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Washington State University Washington University in St. Louis University of Washington

Artistic Expression

A creative breadth of twenty-four arts, music and performance courses gives a voice to every student. In addition to regularly contributing to our weekly video cast, students can participate in an annual Art Show, “So Show Me” Music Showcase and two drama productions each year. There are also 21 clubs on campus exploring virtually every area of interest from the arts to athletics to academics.

n Vi s u a l a n d P e r f o r m i n g A r t

English 10 Spanish II

nCollege Entrance Exams Cardinal Newman takes pride in the fact that 90% of students take college entrance exams. The average percentage of students taking college entrance exams in Sonoma County is 40%. Cardinal Newman Students are prepared for College Due to the rigorous demands of our college preparatory curriculum, our students experience less of a drop in GPA going from high school to college than most other students in California. While the college GPA of most California students drops a full grade point, Cardinal Newman graduates experience minimal decline in their GPA (less than .09).

Visual Arts

Painting

Public Speaking

Design

VPA Performance Guitar

Photography 1- 4

VPA Acoustic Guitar

AP Studio Art

Chorus

Graphic Design

Drama/Advanced Drama

Video Arts I-II

Drawing

Newspaper

Literature of Film

Yearbook

Performance Ensemble

Arts Alive 2011

Athletic Achievement . Artistic Expression . Academic Excellence .Altruistic Spirit .Athletic Achievement . Artistic Expression . Academic Excellence .Altruistic Spirit . Athletic Achievement

. Ar


Academic Excellence

Academic achievement is celebrated at Cardinal Newman where every student is given the support, tools and opportunities to succeed. With a student to counselor ratio of 1:87 (compared with 1:450+ at most other schools), college planning begins in freshman year with a goal of maximizing every student’s opportunities. A four point grading scale is used for regular college preparatory courses. Advanced Placement, honors, and accelerated courses are weighted with an extra grade point (5 point scale).

nGraduation Requirements English Theology Mathematics Social Studies Frosh Science Computers Physical Education Science Foreign Language Arts Electives Community Service Total

40 credits 40 credits 30 credits 30 credits 5 credits 5 credits 20 credits 20 credits 20 credits 40 credits 10 credits 10 credits 270 credits

nAdvanced Placement Program (AP) The Cardinal Newman AP curriculum is based on a vigorous college preparatory program preparing high level, qualified students for the AP test and college credit. We offer a total of 10 AP courses, 6 Honors Courses, and 2 Accelerated Courses.

AP Courses

Honors Courses

Biology

Algebra II

Physics Studio Art

One Semester of course work equals 5 credits, 10 credits equals 1 year of course work. Taking seven courses each semester for four years and completing community service allows the student to complete 270 credits. Credit requirements listed under graduation requirements are the minimum requirements for graduation. Additional course work in Mathematics, Science, and Foreign Language is recommended by the UC and California State University systems.

Weighted Grade Point Statistics for the Class of 2012 Median GPA: 3.33 Lowest GPA: 2.85

Highest GPA: 4.46 Mean GPA: 3.41

National Merit Scholars In just the last five years, Cardinal Newman has been honored to educate five National Merit Finalists and ten Commended Scholars. California Scholarship Federation 44% of our students proudly wear the CSF Life Member sash at graduation. An impressive 99% of Cardinal Newman students attend college, 80% at four-year universities and 20% at a junior community college before typically transferring to a four-year institution.

Chemistry

Spanish III

Natl. Avg.

CA Avg. CN Avg. CN Top 40%

Latin Virgil

Latin III

English Language

French III

SAT I Reading

501

499 534

633

English Literature

Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus

SAT I Math

516

515 565

621

Spanish

Physics

SAT I Written

492

499 538

630

ACT

21

22 24

30

Calculus AB

Calculus BC Accelerated Courses US History

University and College Acceptances Over 80% of Cardinal Newman graduates typically choose to immediately continue their education at four-year universities and 20% at Junior/ Community college from where they transfer to four-year institutions. Recent college and university acceptances: American University Arizona State University University of Arizona Boise State University Boston College Bowling Green State University Brown University University of California-all campuses California Lutheran University California Maritime Academy California Polytechnic State University Pomona San Luis Obispo California State University-all campuses Campbell University Chaminade University University of Chicago Clemson University Colgate University University of Colorado at Boulder University of Colorado at Colorado Springs University of Colorado at Denver Colorado School of Mines Colorado State University Concordia University, Portland Cornell University Creighton University

University of Denver Dickinson College Dominican University Duke University Franklin & Marshall College The George Washington University Georgetown University Gonzaga University University of Hawaii Holy Names University University of Idaho University of Illinois University of Iowa Lewis & Clark College Loyola Marymount University Marquette University Menlo College Michigan State University University of Michigan Montana State University The University of Montana University of Nevada, Las Vegas University of Nevada, Reno New Mexico State University New York University Northern Arizona University Northwestern University Notre Dame de Namur University University of Notre Dame Occidental College Oregon Institute of Technology Oregon State University University of Oregon Pace University, New York City Pacific Union College University of the Pacific Pennsylvania State University University of Pennsylvania Pepperdine University

Portland State University University of Portland Princeton University University of Puget Sound University of Redlands Reed College Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Rochester Institute of Technology Rollins College Roosevelt University Saint Anselm College Saint Mary’s College of California Jacqueline Payne, '12, Co-Valedictorian, Salisbury University Now at Georgetown University University of San Diego San Francisco Art Institute University of San Francisco Santa Clara University Seattle University The Class of 2012 Sierra Nevada College was offered over Simpson University $10.8 million in University of Southern California scholarships. Southern Illinois University Stanford University Syracuse University Texas Christian University Texas Southern University Western Washington University Texas Tech University Westmont College Trinity College Whitman College Truman State University Willamette University Tufts University William Jessup University University of Tulsa University of Wisconsin United States Air Force Academy Yale University United States Military Academy University of Utah Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Washington State University Washington University in St. Louis University of Washington

Artistic Expression

A creative breadth of twenty-four arts, music and performance courses gives a voice to every student. In addition to regularly contributing to our weekly video cast, students can participate in an annual Art Show, “So Show Me” Music Showcase and two drama productions each year. There are also 21 clubs on campus exploring virtually every area of interest from the arts to athletics to academics.

n Vi s u a l a n d P e r f o r m i n g A r t

English 10 Spanish II

nCollege Entrance Exams Cardinal Newman takes pride in the fact that 90% of students take college entrance exams. The average percentage of students taking college entrance exams in Sonoma County is 40%. Cardinal Newman Students are prepared for College Due to the rigorous demands of our college preparatory curriculum, our students experience less of a drop in GPA going from high school to college than most other students in California. While the college GPA of most California students drops a full grade point, Cardinal Newman graduates experience minimal decline in their GPA (less than .09).

Visual Arts

Painting

Public Speaking

Design

VPA Performance Guitar

Photography 1- 4

VPA Acoustic Guitar

AP Studio Art

Chorus

Graphic Design

Drama/Advanced Drama

Video Arts I-II

Drawing

Newspaper

Literature of Film

Yearbook

Performance Ensemble

Arts Alive 2011

Athletic Achievement . Artistic Expression . Academic Excellence .Altruistic Spirit .Athletic Achievement . Artistic Expression . Academic Excellence .Altruistic Spirit . Athletic Achievement

. Ar


nAltruistic Spirit

Inspired by our Catholic faith, our students, who represent a diversity of beliefs, embrace their responsibility to our community by volunteering over 10,000 service hours annually. Seniors complete a Community Based Service Learning project, which builds on their interests, expands their horizons and inspires a lifelong commitment to service.

CARDINAL NEWMAN

CBSL Projects have included: nKid Street Students have volunteered thousands of hours to academically tutor, artistically teach and athletically train underprivileged elementary school students.

nHabitat for Humanity

P rep ared F or C ol lege . P repare d F o r L if e .

S C HOOL P RO F ILE

Explore The Future You Envision

Students during Senior Boards week

Students have helped raise funds for and build homes from Santa Rosa to New Orleans.

nLocation

Santa Rosa,California

nVeterans’ Biography Project

50 Ursuline Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Students have recorded oral histories of locals who bravely served our country in World War II, Korea and Vietnam.

Phone

707·546·6470

Facsimile 707·544·8502

cardinalnewman.org

nBicycles for Humanity Students collect used bicycles on campus for shipment to Uganda.

Bicycles for Humanity

nLeadership

nAthletic Achievement

With 26 sports programs and 59 teams balancing competition with collaboration, Cardinal Newman’s scholar athletes consistently and successfully compete at the championship level. Cardinal Newman was honored to receive the North Coast Section Award of Excellence for ranking fourth among 170 Northern California schools whose students have excelled both on and off the field.

President

Principal

Mr. Michael Truesdell

Mr. Graham Rutherford

Admission Director

Counseling Department

Mr. Patrick Piehl

Ms. Beverly Fuller

CEEB Code 053326

Women's Sports

Men's Sports

Basketball Cheer Cross Country Golf Lacrosse Soccer Softball Swimming & Diving Tennis Track & Field Volleyball Water Polo

nAcademic Excellence

Baseball Basketball Cross Country Football Golf Lacrosse Soccer Swimming & Diving Tennis Track & Field Water Polo Wrestling

nEnrollment

Approximately 650 students, grades 9-12

nFaculty 53 Faculty Members: 35 Masters, 2 JD and PhD Degrees; 5 Counselors, 1 LMFT

n Average Class Size 25 Students, 13:1 Student to Faculty Ratio

nGrading System

Club Sports Hockey Rugby

A=90-100 B=80-89 C=70-79 D=60-69 F=Below 60 A=4.00

O u r M i ss i o n

Cardinal Newman is a Catholic, college preparatory high school. Our mission is to educate our students in the wholeness of mind, body, and spirit through the teachings of Jesus Christ as proclaimed by the Catholic Church. Our students learn to apply leadership skills and talents in service to others. We challenge each student to work to his or her highest potential in the lifelong pursuit of learning and excellence.

B=3.00

C=2.00

D=1.00

F=0.00

Please scan and visit us online Opt-in to by texting: cnewman to 55411 You will receive messages on your phone regarding admission events and campus activities.

cardinalnewman.org

ent . Artistic Expression . Academic Excellence . Altruistic Spirit . Athletic Achievement . Artistic Expression . Academic Excellence . Altruistic Spirit Photography by Dirk Bietau -dirk.com, Rory McNamara, Jim Rael

Graphic Layout by designgirlgraphics.com


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