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All You Need to Know About Verbum Dei...

Who is Verbum Dei High School?

  • Nature of the school: all-male, Archdiocesan, Jesuit, college prep high school
  • Year of inception: 1962
  • Enrollment: 314 students
  • Religious composition: 70% Catholic, 27% Protestant, 3% Other
  • Ethnic composition: 67% Hispanic, 28% African American, 4% Multiracial, 1% Caucasian
  • Number of Faculty: 25
  • # of Master’s degrees: 20
  • # of Doctorate degrees: 4

Accreditations and Memberships:

  • Cristo Rey Network
  • Jesuit Schools Network
  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Western Catholic Educational Association
  • The College Board
  • National Catholic Educational Association

College Acceptances for Graduating Class of 2015

  • Total Students: 68
  • 53/68 accepted to 4 year = 78%
  • 44/68 attended a 4 year = 65%
  • 19/68 attended a 2 year= 28%
  • 1/68 attended a trade school = 1%
  • 1/68 Undecided= 1%
  • 3/68 US Military = 4%
  • 66/68 on time grad= 97%

College Acceptances for Graduating Class of 2014 (for Comparison)

  • Total Students: 60
  • 43/60 accepted to 4 year = 72%
  • 34/60 attended a 4 year = 57%
  • 26/60 attended a 2 year= 43%
  • 47/60 on time graduates= 78%

Verbum Dei High School's Swath of Influence

Each pin below roughly indicates where families of our current school population reside.

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