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Academic Highlights

 

Gates Millenium Scholars
Cathedral High School holds the national record for most Gates Scholars in one year (14) and for most Gates Scholars in history (59). Pictured below are the 52 Gates Millennium Scholars Cathedral has produced since 2011. Gates Millennium Scholarships are provided through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and can cover up to 10 years of undergrad/post grad education.


 

National Hispanic Scholars

Every year, the College Board's National Hispanic Recognition Program recognizes the top 5,000 students of the 250,000 Hispanic/Latino juniors who take the PSAT. The College Board’s NHRP program is an academic honor that can be included on college applications and is used by colleges and universities to identify academically exceptional Hispanic/Latino students.

Academic Year # of National Hispanic Scholars Scholars
2018 10 Dallas Spencer, Esteban Ortiz, Diego Quirarte, Thomas Chavez, Omar Abbud, Ian Smith, Matthew Appleby, Daniel Brunnick, Victor Gallardo, Jose Luis Villareal
2017 7 Landen VanDeman, Chris Schutte, Roberto Tejada, Andres Duran, Kevin Caballero, David Anchondo, Jacinto Obregon
2016 9 Zachary Flaherty, Daniel Barrio, Fabian Yepo, Matthew Hallmark, Noah Ruelas, Victor Portillo, Eric Peters, Sean Miller, Hunter Urrea
2015 4 Jose Echeverri, Joseph Lucker, Alexander Garcia, Cristian Quinonez
2014 11 Jose Roberto Delgado, Juan Luis Gonzalez, Nicholas Montes, Jose Negrete, Kevin Peters, Jaime Quirarte, David Torres, Christian Hallmark, Anthony Franco, Adrian Meza, Miguel Ochoterena, 

 

College Scholarships
Each year, Cathedral's graduating classes are among the city's best in receiving merit based university and college scholarships. Over the past five years Seniors at La Cate have earned the following figures in scholarships:

Academic Year Number of Students in Senior Class Total Amount of Scholarships
2017 131 $10,234,419
2016 117 $41,399,295
2015 122 $28,961,858
2014 124 $24.701,425
2013 114 $22,625,552
 
College Acceptances (Nationwide)
One of Cathedral's singular characteristics is its distinct ability to provide 100% of its graduating class with the opportunity to study at a four year university once graduating from Cathedral High School. The following universities are denoted as top 50 universities in the United States according to U.S. News & World Report. Universities are listed in order of ranking alongside the number of Cathedral graduates accepted there since 2013.
 
U.S. News & World Report Ranking Name of University # of Cathedral students accepted since 2013
#1 Princeton University 3
#2 Harvard University 3
#3 (tie) University of Chicago 2
#3 (tie)  Yale University 2
#5 (tie)  Columbia University 1
#5 (tie)  Stanford University
4
#8 (tie) Duke University 5
#8 (tie) University of Pennsylvania 8
#10 Johns Hopkins University 4
#11 Dartmouth College 5
#12 Northwestern University 4
#14 Brown University 4
#15 (tie) Cornell University 3
#15 (tie) Rice University 13
#15 (tie)  University of Notre Dame 11
#15 (tie) Vanderbilt University 2
#19  Washington University in St. Louis 2
#20 (tie) Emory University 4
#20 (tie) Georgetown University 6
#20 (tie) University of California-Berkeley 7
#23  University of Southern California 9
#24 (tie) Carnegie Mellon University 2
#24 (tie) University of California-Los Angeles 9
#24 (tie) University of Virginia 4
#27 University of Michigan 2
#30 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
#31 Boston College 6
#32  College of William and Mary 1
#34 (tie) Brandeis University 1
#34 (tie) Georgia Institute of Technology 4
#36 New York University 12
#37 (tie) Case Western Reserve University 4
#37 (tie) University of California - Santa Barbara 2
#39 (tie) Boston University 16
#44 (tie) University of California-Davis 1
#44 (tie) University of California - San Diego
13
#44 (tie) University of Illinois -Urbana Champaign 1
#44 (tie) University of Miami 2
#44 (tie) University of Wisconsin --Madison 1
#50 (tie) Penn State University 2
#50 (tie) Pepperdine University 1
#50 (tie) Villanova University 5
 
College Acceptances (Texas Colleges and Universities)
The following universities are denoted as the top 10 universities in Texas according to U.S. News & World Report. Universities are
listed in order of ranking alongside the number of Cathedral graduates accepted there since 2013.

U.S. News & World Report nationwide ranking University's ranking in Texas Name of University
# of Cathedral students accepted since 2013
#15 #1 Rice University 13
#56 (tie) #2 Southern Methodist University 10
#56 (tie) #3 University of Texas at Austin 55
#71 #4 Baylor University 56
#74 #5 Texas A&M University 45
#82 #6 Texas Christian University 18
#146 #7 University of Texas - Dallas 15
#176 #8 Texas Tech University 72
#194 #9  University of Houston 15
#214 #10 Dallas Baptist University 1