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Klonne-Schmidt field on the campus of McNicholas High School

Join us for a game in our state-of-the-art athletic complex, affectionately known as Paradise.

McNicholas students in the classroom

Challenge yourself with our adaptable curriculum and achieve your academic best.

Theatre students performing on stage

Be part of our award-winning theatre program.

Students serve at St. John Paul II Catholic Mission

Add to the over 15,000 hours of Christian service volunteered each year by our students. 

McNicholas chaplain teaches theology class

Be inspired through faith formation and academic excellence.

Athletes leaving Penn Station Stadium

Join 90% of our students in participating in our over 40 clubs and 26 GCL athletic programs.

Students building models in architecture class

Express your artistic brilliance through more than 30 visual and performing arts electives.

The Launch Pad, the McNicholas student spirit section, cheers at a football game.

Cheer on our teams as a member of our Launch Pad!

The Coed Advantage

Preparing students academically, spiritually, emotionally, and socially demands an environment that is reflective of the real world.

The Catholic, coed environment at McNicholas uniquely equips our students for the college classroom, the workplace, and beyond by developing cooperation, emotional and logical intelligence, and leadership skills.

Give your student the Coed Advantage.

Male and female students talk and walk down the hallway together.

 

Collaboration

The coed environment at McNicholas encourages collaboration and communication with the opposite gender. It affords students the opportunity to break down stereotypes and build unity between genders. These experiences and values create the foundation for healthy family and career relationships.


Community

Students and graduates will tell you—the community of McNicholas is like no other. The family atmosphere at McNicholas grows out of the opportunity boys and girls have to learn together, pray together, celebrate together, and serve together.  They experience the ups and down of high school and support each other along the way. Because of the coed environment at McNicholas, social and emotional bonds are forged which help students become accountable, compassionate young people connected to the school and to one another for life.


Confidence

At McNicholas, both boys and girls grow into academically-sound, faithful young adults who understand that success is the result of hard work, not innate or perceived gender-linked talent. Students discover their values, skills, and strengths in our coed setting where boys and girls learn from each other. School cultures like McNicholas, where all students, regardless of gender, are viewed as capable of succeeding through hard work, produce highly confident and high achieving students.

 

Sources:  American Psychology Association, Arizona State University T. Denny Sanford School of Social & Family Dynamics, The American Council for CoEducational Schooling, Penn State University, Science

McNick teachers know their students well--we have a 12:1 student to teacher ratio.

McNick teachers know their students well--we have a 12:1 student to teacher ratio.

Our students live in 30 area zip codes and attended 42 different grade schools.

Our students live in 30 area zip codes and attended 42 different grade schools.

Our students volunteer over 15,000 hours of Christian service each year.

Our students volunteer over 15,000 hours of Christian service each year.

90% of our students participate in our 40 clubs and 26 GCL athletic programs.

90% of our students participate in our 40 clubs and 26 GCL athletic programs.

Our Science Department has received the Ohio Governor’s Award for STEM Excellence for over 30 consecutive years.

Our Science Department has received the Ohio Governor’s Award for STEM Excellence for over 30 consecutive years.

72% of our faculty holds advanced degrees.

72% of our faculty holds advanced degrees.

Our students are challenged with 21 on-campus Advanced Placement courses.

Our students are challenged with 21 on-campus Advanced Placement courses.

Over 45 Appalachia retreats and over 125 of Kairos retreats have empowered thousands of Rockets for lives of active discipleship.

Over 45 Appalachia retreats and over 125 of Kairos retreats have empowered thousands of Rockets for lives of active discipleship.

We have had over 25 OHSAA State Tournament championship appearances.

We have had over 25 OHSAA State Tournament championship appearances.

Over 50 of our students have earned National Merit Awards in the past 10 years.

Over 50 of our students have earned National Merit Awards in the past 10 years.

We partner with 5 universities for College Credit Plus programs.

We partner with 5 universities for College Credit Plus programs.

70% of our students receive financial assistance.

70% of our students receive financial assistance.

98% of our students attend college after graduation.

98% of our students attend college after graduation.

100% of our students participate in over 8 offered retreat experiences.

100% of our students participate in over 8 offered retreat experiences.

85% of our students are Catholic.

85% of our students are Catholic.

Over 175 AP Tests & Portfolios are submitted each year.

Over 175 AP Tests & Portfolios are submitted each year.

We offer 35 courses for college credit.

We offer 35 courses for college credit.

Our students recently achieved a 100% pass rate on the Calculus & English Literature AP Tests.

Our students recently achieved a 100% pass rate on the Calculus & English Literature AP Tests.

We have a highly-recognized theatre program and over 30 visual & performing arts offerings.

We have a highly-recognized theatre program and over 30 visual & performing arts offerings.

Our students learn speaking and presentation skills and have earned top honors in the Poetry Out Loud recitation contest & the Rotary Club speech contest.

Our students learn speaking and presentation skills and have earned top honors in the Poetry Out Loud recitation contest & the Rotary Club speech contest.

Our World Languages Department challenges students to earn the State Seal of Biliteracy.

Our World Languages Department challenges students to earn the State Seal of Biliteracy.

We set students up for success with 5 levels of math classes and a full-time math tutor on staff.

We set students up for success with 5 levels of math classes and a full-time math tutor on staff.

Our visual and performing arts students consistently earn Scholastic Gold Keys & OMEA superior ratings.

Our visual and performing arts students consistently earn Scholastic Gold Keys & OMEA superior ratings.

Our students’ achievement is recognized annually with induction into the National Honor Society and 8 other subject-specific honor societies: Science Math, Art, Spanish, Latin, French, Music, & Thespian.

Our students’ achievement is recognized annually with induction into the National Honor Society and 8 other subject-specific honor societies: Science Math, Art, Spanish, Latin, French, Music, & Thespian.

79% of our students participate in athletics.

79% of our students participate in athletics.

Listen to our students explain why they feel so at home at McNicholas High School.

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Laurie Carigan

Laurie Carigan

Director of Admissions and Enrollment
Missy Markovic

Missy Markovic

Assistant Director of Admissions