Saratoga Central Catholic is the only Catholic School in Saratoga County serving grades 6 through 12 and is centrally located at 247 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, New York. It offers a seven year program of studies culminating in a high school diploma.
Saratoga Central Catholic is a 6 through 12 school under the auspices of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany and is chartered by the Education Department of the State of New York and accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
Saratoga Central Catholic is:
- One of the 25 Most Innovative Catholic Schools in America
- Accredited by the New York State Board of Regents
- Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
Saratoga Central Catholic’s Middle School program began in the Fall of 1989 with the inclusion of the seventh and eighth grades and expanded in the Fall of 2006 with the inclusion of the sixth grade. The sixth, seventh and eighth grade course of study includes Religion, English, Math, Science, Social Studies, Language, Fine Arts, Computer, and Physical Education. This program enables the students to take advantage of the facilities available in the senior high, such as science labs and the opportunity to accelerate in languages, sciences and math. Furthermore the sixth through eighth grade student can take advantage of the many athletic and extra-curricular activities available.
Saratoga Central Catholic’s Senior High program consists of four years of Catholic Theology, English, Math, Science, Social Studies, Foreign Language (Spanish), Fine Arts, Physical Education, and Computer, as well as electives. The program is designed to lead to a New York State Regents Diploma. Selected Advanced Placement (AP) courses and SUNY Albany University in the High School courses are also available. AP classes are offered in:
- Calculus A-B
- World History
- American History
- English Literature
- Art History
Small class sizes have enabled students to receive individual attention from the highly qualified Saratoga Central Catholic teaching staff. Traditionally in excess of ninety-nine percent of Saratoga Central Catholic graduates go on to post secondary education.
Saratoga Central Catholic boasts an athletic program in which over eighty percent of the student body participates. Athletic programs currently include: baseball, basketball (girls and boys), bowling, cheerleading, cross-country, running club, golf, power lifting, softball, soccer, and volleyball.
At Saratoga Central Catholic there are many extra-curricular activities that appeal to a wide variety of interests. These activities include High School and Middle School Drama Club, Catholic Political Action Club, Spirit Club, Green Club, Environthon, American Mathematic Competition, Moody’s Math Challenge, Yearbook, National Honor Society, SADD, Ski Club, Mock Trial, Odyssey of the Mind, and Student Government.