Red Bank Catholic School Profile 2017/2018
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ADMINISTRATION GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT
Rev. Msgr. Philip Lowery Director Mr. Mark DeVoe Director
Mr. Robert Abatemarco Principal Mrs. Melinda Fellingham Counselor
Mrs. Karen Falco Vice Principal Mrs. Patricia Hendricks Counselor
Mrs. Kelly O'Keeffe-Howlett Counselor
Mr. Mark DeVoe Director of Student Services Mr. Theodore Jarmusz Counselor
Mr. Dennis Harrington Dean of Students Mrs. Mary Ellin Sweeney
Mr. Joseph T. Montano Athletic Director Learning Consultant and Counselor
Mrs. Cheryl Thompson Director of Admissions Mrs. Tina Schwartz Secretary Mrs. Debora Hemschoot Registrar
COMMUNITY and SCHOOL DATA
Red Bank Catholic High School is located in Red Bank, New Jersey, a town of middle to upper middle income, home-owning residents. Red Bank is situated in the North Jersey shore area, 65 miles northeast of Philadelphia, and 50 miles east of Trenton. The area is noted for its electronics and communications industries and its financial community. The future-oriented businesses are complemented by the rural and suburban atmosphere of much of the surrounding county.
Red Bank Catholic High School is accredited by the AdvancED Accreditation Commission. Additionally, as a parochial high school, the Diocese of Trenton directs the implementation of the educational program.
The college preparatory curriculum of our four-year parochial high school is diverse and student-centered. Strong emphasis is placed upon the importance of basics in a traditional college preparatory program. About 827 students attend Red Bank Catholic with 218 enrolled in the 2017/2018 senior class. In the class of 2017, 92.8% enrolled in four-year colleges or universities; 7.2% enrolled in two-year colleges. The percentage of the class enrolled in two or four year in-state schools was 24.7%, and 75.3% enrolled in out-of-state schools.
A minimum of 130 credits is required for graduation and must include the following:
Four years of Religion and English
Three years of Mathematics and Science
Two years of United States History, World Language and Physical Education (CPR included 11th grade PE)
One year of World History and Fine/Practical/Performing Arts
One quarter of Health, one quarter of Leadership, one quarter of Driver Education
One quarter year Physical Education (Grade 9 requirement)
Placement in Advanced Placement and honors courses is selective and based upon teacher recommendations, standardized test scores, and prior academic performance in the subject area.
English Lit. & Composition Spanish Language and Culture
United States History French Language and Culture
United States Govt. /Politics Latin
World History Music Theory
Physics I Calculus AB/BC
Environmental Science Psychology
AP TEST RESULTS
For 2017, 57% of the 2017 AP scores were a 3, 4 or a 5. Eleven students were named AP Scholars, four were named AP Scholars with Honor. Thirty-seven percent of the class of 2017 took one or more AP exams. A total of 216 AP exams were administered to 111 seniors, juniors, and sophomores.
STANDARDIZED TESTING DATA
The Cognitive Abilities Test is administered to all freshmen. The average composite percentile for the classes of 2018 68%, 2019 67%, and 2020 was 65%.
ACT/SAT SCORE DATA - CLASS OF 2016-2017 MEAN SCORES
Top 10% of class ACT 28 Critical Reading 628 Math 636 Writing 655
All students entering 2 or 4 year colleges: ACT 23 Critical Reading 545 Math 532 Writing 538
Class of 2018 Average SAT Scores:
Reading: 574 Math: 556
English: English I, American Literature, Major British Writers, World Literature
Science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science, Advanced Biology,
Advanced Chemistry, Human Physiology
History: U.S. History I & II, World History, 20th Century History
Mathematics: Algebra I & II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Applied Calculus, Financial Algebra, Statistics
Religion: 21st Century Gospel Mission, Globalization and Justice
Other: Spanish, Latin, French, Accounting, Economics, Dance, Music Theory, Theatre Arts
*Global ConsortiumVirtual High School (online) classes are offered to resolve schedule conflicts or go beyond the regular curriculum (including AP classes that are not available). Students are assigned to a regular class period with a monitor to work online on a daily basis.
A+ = 98 - 100 B+ = 87 - 89 C+ = 78 - 79 D = 70 - 73
A = 93 - 97 B = 83 - 86 C = 74 - 77 F = Below 70
A- = 90 - 92 B- = 80 - 82
Our 4.0 G.P.A. is weighted according to the difficulty level of the course taken. It is therefore possible for a significant number of students in a class to have a G.P.A. which exceeds 4.0. Reporting of class rank on student transcripts is optional.
CLASS of 2017
GPA Range % of Class GPA Range % of Class
4.00 - 4.49 16.3% 2.50 - 2.99 19.4%
3.50 - 3.99 26% 2.00 - 2.49 5.3%
3.00 - 3.49 31.3% Below 2.00 .4%