Students attending Catholic schools in the Diocese of Orlando consistently score well above other students in state and national achievement test comparisons.
Catholic High School Students Ready for College
High school students at Catholic schools in the Diocese of Orlando posted higher scores on the ACT than students state-wide and nationally, with a composite score of 23.0 compared to 19.9 for the state and 21.0 nationally.
The ACT consists of curriculum-based tests of educational development in English, mathematics, reading, and science designed to measure the skills needed for success in first-year college coursework. Catholic students outscored students state-wide in all four subject areas.
100% of our high school seniors graduated.
98% of our seniors went on to college, having earned more than $39.2 million in scholarships.
Our students gave back to their communities through more than 110,000 volunteer hours.
Catholic Elementary and Middle School Achieve High National Scores
Elementary and Middle School students in the Diocese of Orlando posted higher scores on the Iowa Assessments (formerly known as the Iowa Test of Basic Skill-ITBS) than students nationally, with a composite score of 69 compared to 50 for the nation.
NOTE: The Iowa is a norm-referenced test, meaning the average score is at the mid-point or the 50 percentile. In other words, with a composite score of 69, our student scored 19 percentile points above average, or higher than 68% of other students nationwide. The Iowa consists of tests of educational knowledge in reading, writing, vocabulary, mathematics, social studies, and science.