Arlington Catholic High School in Arlington, MA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    729
  • Type
    Private, Religious, Coed
  • Religion
    Catholic
  • Reviews
    72 3.6
  • Ranking

Arlington Catholic High School is a private, Catholic, coed school in Arlington, Massachusetts. It has 729 students in grades 9-12. There have been 72 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

16 Medford St
Arlington, MA 02474
(781) 646-7770

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 72 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Health & Safety: Authorities took time to make sure we were in a safe environment
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: So many different activities and clubs to choose from! There is a place for everybody
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: This school has taught me how to appreciate diversity and how to expand my academic and personal horizons
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: A great school that has resulted in the improvement of my work ethic, communication skills, and appreciation for diversity
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Teachers: some teachers are great, but I only really find them teaching AP or Honors classes. The teachers there clearly know a lot about the material and will try to help you. The teachers I've previously had for CP classes treat the students like they are idiots. Some teachers have no idea what they're doing, constantly get distracted, and are afraid to tell kids to be quiet.

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4.33 International School of Boston 1 mi. 493
2.33 Matignon High School 1 mi. 440
4.33 Belmont Hill School 2 mi. 448
4.33 Buckingham Browne & Nichols School 3 mi. 980
4.33 Newton Country Day School 5 mi. 406

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Male 47%
Female 52%

Student Diversity

Arlington Catholic High School United States Massachusetts Belmont Hill School Buckingham Browne & Nichols School International School of Boston Matignon High School Newton Country Day School
White 85.0% 51.0% 65.0% 87.0% 75.0% 85.0% 72.0% 83.0%
Asian 11.0% 4.8% 6.4% 4.0% 13.0% 5.0% 17.0% 3.0%
African American 2.0% 15.0% 8.4% 7.0% 4.0% 4.0% 5.0% 6.0%
Hispanic 1.0% 25.0% 17.0% 1.0% 3.0% 2.0% 3.0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 2.9% 0% 3.0% 2.0% 0% 2.0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 26.5%
Grade 10 23.0%
Grade 11 25.2%
Grade 12 25.2%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 58% Yes
  • 33% Not sure.
  • 8% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 40% Challenging and enriching classes
  • 30% Student to teacher ratio
  • 25% Hardworking teachers
  • 5% School spirit

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 20% Teachers who are unwilling to help students
  • 20% The amount of peer pressure
  • 20% Limited onsite athletic facilities, green space
  • 20% How small it is
  • 10% The uniform, but even that wasn't bad
  • 10% Not enough diversity

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 6 responses

  • 83% Academics
  • 17% Strong academics and sense of community

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 31% Cliquey
  • 31% Academic and supportive community
  • 23% Diverse
  • 15% Academic and supportive

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 60% Join activities and get invlved
  • 40% Stay true to yourself

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 19% I love everything about this school.
  • 56% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 25% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.