At A Glance

  • Year Established: 1926
  • Location: Allentown, PA
  • Type of School: Private HS. CO-ED
  • Campus Size: 10 Acres
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  • Grades: 9-12
  • Total Enrollment: 921
  • Chinese Students Population: 58
  • Average Class Size: 19
  • Teacher to Student Ratio: 1:16
  • AP Classes: 7
  • Average SAT Score: 1770
  • College Matriculation: 100%
  • ESL Program: Yes
  • Admission Requirments: TOEFL+Skype Interview


Allentown Central Catholic High School is a college-preparatory, co-educational institution that is committed to educating the whole person. Our tradition of a rigorous academic and extensive co-curricular program encourages students to develop their spiritual, intellectual, moral, physical and creative potential. Our mission is to graduate men and women who will live a life of faith, justice, integrity and responsible citizenship. ACCHS excels in academics, enrollment, test results, matriculation, activity participation, National Merit recognition, service to community, spiritual development, performing arts and athletics. ACCHS includes a broad range of challenging courses with three levels of curricular offerings: college preparatory, honors, and advance placement. Our faculty is comprised of highly experienced educators with bachelor and master’s degrees in their areas of teaching assignment. Our students achieve success in areas of academic honors, including induction into National Honor Society, at a rate higher than surrounding high schools.


Allentown Central Catholic is accredited by the Middle States Association and PA Department of Education and is a recognized Blue Ribbon “School of Excellence.” 


Graduation Requirements

Theology, English 4, World Language 2, Mathematics 3, Science 4, Social Studies 3, Info Technology, Fine Arts, Physical Education, Electives

Honors Courses

Theology, English, French, German, Spanish, French, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Introduction to Calculus, Calculus, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science, World Studies, American Studies, Modern America, American Government/Economics

AP Courses

English Language, English Literature, Spanish, Calculus AB, Physics, United States History, American Government and Politics

Sports and Athletics

Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swim & Dive, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Wrestling


American Red Cross Club, Art & Caricature Club, Concert Band, Best Friends Forever, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Biology Olympics, Central City Project, Chess Club, Chorus/Chorale, Color Guard, Confirmation Outreach Team, Dance Team, Debate Team, Diocesan Band & Choir, District Choir, Band & Orchestra, Drama Club, Ecology Club, Glen Echoes, History Club, Internat Club, Jazz Ensemble, Key Club, Marching Band, Mock Trial Club, Model United Nations, National Honor Society,  Pep Club, PJAS, PML/CML, Pro-Life Club, SADD, Science Olympiad, Scholastic Scrimmage, Ski and Snowboard Club, Spring Musical-Cinderella, Student Council, Ultimate Frisbee, Viking Ambassadors, Viking Mentors (These clubs may be subject to change based on annual participation)