Twenty-Two Catholic Schools Recognized As National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2022

Catholic schools are 22 of the 24 private schools awarded the 2022 honor.

Leesburg, VA – The National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) joyfully proclaims that 22 Catholic schools will receive the 2022 National Blue Ribbon at a two-day event in Washington, D.C., November 3 – 4. This year, Catholic schools are 22 of the 24 private schools recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools.

“Catholic schools teach the whole person – body, mind and spirit. Academic excellence goes hand-in-hand with the gospel spirit evident in Catholic schools,” said NCEA President/CEO Lincoln Snyder. “The honor of being named a National Blue Ribbon school affirms what our Catholic school leaders and educators experience every day – Catholic schools are extraordinary places.”

U.S. Secretary of Education, Miguel A. Cardona announced on September 16 297 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2022 based on overall academic excellence or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. These schools demonstrate what is possible to make an enduring, positive difference in students’ lives.

The 273 public and 24 private schools represent public and non-public elementary, middle, and high schools, including traditional, charter, magnet schools, parochial and independent schools in 45 states, the District of Colombia and Department of Defense Education Activity schools in Italy, Spain and Japan.

National Blue Ribbon Schools are an inspiration and a model for all schools striving for excellence. With its 39th cohort of awardees, the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program has bestowed more than 10,000 awards to over 9,000 schools, with some schools winning multiple awards. Visit the NCEA website for information on National Blue Ribbon Schools.

NCEA applauds the following Catholic schools as 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools:

Notre Dame Preparatory High School, Scottsdale, AZ; Diocese of Phoenix
Holy Spirit Catholic School, Jacksonville, FL; Diocese of St. Augustine
Saint Thomas Aquinas High School, Fort Lauderdale, FL; Archdiocese of Miami
Christ The King Elementary School, Chicago, IL; Archdiocese of Chicago
Cathedral High School, Indianapolis, IN; Archdiocese of Indianapolis
Christ The Kind Catholic School, Indianapolis, IN; Archdiocese of Indianapolis
Saint Paul Catholic School, Valparaiso, IN; Diocese of Gary
Saint Francis of Assisi School, Louisville, KY; Archdiocese of Louisville
Saint Therese School, Southgate, KY; Diocese of Covington
Mount Alvernia Academy, Chestnut Hill, MA; Archdiocese of Boston
Immaculate Conception School, Springfield, MO; Diocese of Springfield
Skutt Catholic High School, Omaha, NE; Archdiocese of Omaha
Corpus Christi School, Lansdale, PA; Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Mother Teresa Regional Catholic School, King of Prussia, PA; Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Holy Spirit Elementary School, Sioux Falls, SD; Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools
All Saints Catholic School, Dallas, TX; Diocese of Dallas
Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas, Dallas TX; Diocese of Dallas
Saint Anne Catholic School, Houston, TX; Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
Saint Cecilia Catholic School, Houston, TX; Archdiocese of Galveston Houston
Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic School, Houston, TX; Archdiocese of Galveston Houston
Saint John the Apostle Catholic School, North Richland Hills, TX; Diocese of Fort Worth
Saint Agnes School, Arlington, VA; Diocese of Arlington

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