Mrs. Jo-Anne Jakab, Principal
Mr. Philip Broadhurst, Assistant Principal
Mrs. Lisa Matson, Assistant Principal
Rev. F.J. Ringley, Spiritual Director
Ms. Deborah Brown, School Counselor
Mrs. Sarah Mastrone, School Counselor
Kolbe Cathedral High School’s mission is to empower students with knowledge, skills, and Catholic values.
Kolbe Cathedral is a Catholic co-educational, four-year urban high school established by the Diocese of Bridgeport. Kolbe Cathedral has an enrollment of 315 students. Admission is open to all students who, on the basis of an entrance exam and academic records, qualify for admissions. Accreditation: NEAS&C, CT Department of Education.
Passing grade: D
First Honors: 3.75 average or above. No grade below a B.
Second Honors: 3.25 average or above. No grade below a C+. No more than one C+.
Curriculum: College Preparatory
Classes meet for 80-minute periods, 5 times per week, 4 credits per semester. 4x4 block schedule. Average class size is 20.
Available in alternating years: English Language and U.S. History
Graduation Requirements for 2010
A student must earn a minimum of 29 credits.
Distribution is as follows:
|Social Studies||4 credits|
|Foreign Language||2 credits|
|Arts/Vocational Education||1 credit|
|Health & Physical Education||2 credits|
|Community Service||4 years|
Summer reading required for promotion to next grade.
Rank is calculated at mid-year and the end of each year including all subjects. Weighting factor for AP and Honor courses is used.
Advanced Schooling - Class of 2009 / 68 students:
|4-year College||81% |
Diverse multi-cultural population.
50% Catholic / 50% Non-Catholic
93% Bridgeport residents
Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Baseball, and Softball.
Student Council, Yearbook, Newspaper, Choir, Poetry Club, Building with Books Club, J.U.S.T. K., Pastoral Ministry Team, National Honor Society, French National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, S.A.D.D., and Class Officer.
The representative list below is a partial listing of schools where Kolbe Cathedral graduates have been accepted during the past four years.
|Adelphi University||Mount St. Mary College|
|Alabama A&M University||New England College|
|Albertus Magnus University||Nichols College|
|American International College||Norfolk University|
|The Art Institute of New York||Northeastern University|
|Bay Path College||Norwalk Community College|
|Becker College||Ohio University|
|Berkeley College||Pace University|
|Boston College||Providence College|
|Briarwood College||Quinnipiac University|
|Carnegie Melon University||Rochester Institute of Technology|
|Catholic University of America ||Sacred Heart University|
|Central CT State University||St. John’s University|
|Clark University||St. Joseph’s College|
|The College of New Rochelle||St. Joseph’s University|
|Columbia College||St. Lawrence University |
|Cornell College||Seton Hall University |
|Delaware State University||Southern CT State University|
|Eastern CT State University||Swarthmore College|
|Emerson College||Trinity College|
|Fairfield University||Tufts University|
|Fisher College||Tuskegee University|
|Fordham University||University of Bridgeport|
|Gateway Community College||University of Connecticut|
|Hampton University||University of Hartford|
|Hofstra University||University of New Haven |
|Housatonic Community College||University of Maryland|
|Howard University||University of Pennsylvania|
|Iona College||University of Rhode Island|
|Johns Hopkins University||University of Rochester |
|Johnson & Wales University||University of Vermont|
|Long Island College||Virginia State University|
|Manhattanville College||Virginia Union University|
|Mercy College||Western CT State University|
|Mitchell College||Wesleyan University|
|Monroe College||Williams College|
|Morgan State University||Yale University|