Why Paramus Catholic
Why Choose Paramus Catholic High School in Paramus, New Jersey?
At Paramus Catholic High School, our caring faculty and administration foster a dynamic learning environment with a mission that supports students as they grow in faith, academics, and faith. Our coeducational college preparatory school readies graduates for college with fundamental skills that will support them throughout every stage of life. Learn why our Paramus, New Jersey campus is one of the state’s top Catholic college prep schools and the ideal place for students to achieve spiritual growth, academic excellence, social responsibility, and personal development.
Our students are immersed in rigorous curricula and academic programs that help them prepare for further study in college. Classes are offered at college prep, honors, and advanced placement levels, and students may choose individual learning programs that include intensive study and opportunities to earn college credits. Small classes, a friendly learning environment, and individualized attention offer a personalized experience in a family-like setting that encourages strong connections.
Students also have access to the latest technology, preparing them for the demands of an increasingly interconnected, virtually driven world. A “Bring Your Own Device” program integrates students’ iPads into classroom learning. Meanwhile, three computer labs, a TV studio, photography and CAD/CAM labs, and other resources provide access to real-world technologies each day.
Additionally, 99% of Paramus Catholic High School students attend college, and most receive scholarships for academic or athletic excellence. In fact, the total average in scholarships received by each student is $50,000, a value that exceeds the total cost of high school attendance and makes each family’s investment in private Catholic education worthwhile.
A Dynamic Campus Community
Social development is a crucial aspect of college preparatory education, and Paramus Catholic High School students forge lifelong friendships in extracurricular activities that include clubs, sports, and more. Extracurricular clubs are open to all students and often organized around academic topics of interest, faith enrichment, and other activities. Some of our most popular clubs include:
- Marching Band
- Drama Club
- Italian, French, Irish, and Japanese Clubs
- Paladin News Network (PNN)
- Disabilities Awareness Club
- And more…
Students also have opportunities to partake in Mock Trials, Model Congress, and Model United Nations (UN), exposing them to key aspects of government in preparation for continued learning and adult citizenship. Activities, such as our film festival, help spark lifelong hobbies, and our diverse music program includes an 80-member orchestra, brass and concert choirs, concert, jazz, pit, and marching bands, as well as musical productions.
The Paramus Catholic Paladins
Paramus Catholic High School sports help support a lifetime commitment to physical wellbeing and a spirit of teamwork, and our sports programs support students seeking athletic scholarship opportunities for college. Our beautiful 27-acre campus is home to indoor and outdoor athletic training facilities and well-kept playing fields that provide practice space for students and host games with competing area teams.
Our sports programs include:
- Spring track
- Boys’ and girls’ lacrosse
- Boys’ and girls’ soccer
- Ice hockey
- Indoor track
- Boys’ and girls’ basketball
For more information about sports at Paramus Catholic High School and the Paramus Catholic Paladins, please visit our Athletic Department online.
Learn More about the Benefits of Private Catholic College Prep
Led by our Principal, Dr. Stephanie Macaluso, the faculty, administration, and staff at Paramus Catholic High School are committed to providing individualized attention, personalized guidance, and an evolving approach to the changing needs of our diverse student body. Contact us today to learn more about the benefits of private Catholic education or to speak with a member of our Admissions Department.
A Paladin is a Champion