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CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL

“Our Difference is Our Strength”

2020-21 School Profile

CEEB Code: 140 340

100
Graduation Rate
80
Service Hours Required to Graduate
100
Attending College/Military
80
3+ on at least 1 AP Test

Central Catholic High School, part of the Diocese of Peoria, has a rich tradition and history. We are a private parochial school situated in the combined communities of Bloomington/Normal, Illinois.

Located in Central Illinois, we are the only Catholic high school in McLean County serving five supporting parishes and multiple surrounding communities. Our school is a member of the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the Illinois High School Association. Central Catholic consistently ranks in the top 7% of the Washington Post’s Most Challenging High Schools in America.

United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos named Central Catholic High School a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School.

Bloomington/Normal has a combined population of over 130,000. Our community is home to Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan University, and Heartland Community College. Major employers are corporate offices for State Farm Insurance and Country Insurance & Financial Services as well as Carle BroMenn Hospital, OSF St. Joseph Hospital, McLean County Unit 5 School District and Bloomington District 87. Bloomington is the county seat for McLean County and is supported by business, industry, and agriculture.

COVID IMPACT ON STUDENTS TAKING ACT
53% of seniors in the Class of 2021 have taken the ACT at least once as compared to 89% of students in the Class of 2020. The average ACT score for the Class of 2020 was 25.7. The average ACT score for the Class of 2021 is 23.8.

Sean Foster
Principal
Katie Turner
Counselor (A-L)
Suzanne Eppley
Counselor (M-Z)
Sarah Palermo
Registrar
Jim Appio
Director of Operations
Lauren Booth
Assistant Principal
Kevin Cook
Director of Advancement
Terry Hinthorne
Maintenance
Christine Hornsby
Cafeteria
Fr. Geoff Horton
Chaplain
Terri Jordan-Lantz
Cafeteria
Laura Miller
Cafeteria Manager
Tece Nussbaum
Administrative Assistant to the Principal
Jeanne Osterbuhr
Business Manager
Lex Osterbuhr
Administrative Assistant to the Athletic Director
Maggie Stoifa
Director of Alumni & Special Events
Maggie Stolfa
Director of Alumni Relations & Special Events
Alison Tarr
Advancement Operations Coordinator
Hud Venerable
Athletic Director
Scott Vogel
Director of Admissions & Marketing