About A Communion of Catholic High Schools

A Communion of High Schools is a partnership formed by all the Catholic High School and College Preparatory principals in San Antonio. In communion with each other we want to make you aware of the power and blessings of Catholic college preparation and spiritual formation for your child. We want to make sure that you are well informed about the achievements made by these collective Catholic institutions of learning. We encourage you to explore the enthusiasm and mission of each of the schools included in this website. We encourage you to use the links to individually visit each of the schools and see what they can offer your family. Hover over each of the logos to the left to get a glimpse into each of the schools.

About Antonian

Antonian College Preparatory High School, a Catholic co-educational school, is committed to providing a college preparatory education integrated with the teaching and sharing of the Catholic faith in partnership with parents and students founded on excellence, tradition and innovation. Founded in 1964, its spirit has been building ever since. Antonian is the largest Catholic school in south Texas and has been named a Nationally Recognized Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, one of the Top Fifty Catholic High Schools in the United States and also one of the Top Twenty-Five Catholic High Schools when it comes to Catholic Identity. It has also been named the Top Private and Public High School in San Antonio for its Athletics and has also been named the Top TAPPS 5A school in Texas.

Application Procedure

Visit antonian.org to find out more.

About Atonement Academy

The Atonement Academy College Preparatory School was founded in 1994 as an elementary school and upper school grades were added in 2005. With a mission to "strive for excellence in the physical, the intellectual, and the spiritual virtues through a challenging course of classical and Catholic education," the school builds into every student's routine daily Mass, rigorous academics, and opportunities for participation in sports and a variety of extracurricular activities. The academy is a recipient of the National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award as well as the national "Top 50 Catholic High Schools" as recently as 2012. The Academy is the parish school of Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church, founded in the Archdiocese of San Antonio in 1983.

Application Procedure

Visit atonementonline.com/school/ to find out more.

About Central Catholic

Central Catholic High School is a college preparatory school of the Marianist tradition educating young men from diverse backgrounds for success through the development of scholarship, leadership and moral character.  Established in 1852, Central Catholic is an independent all-male Roman Catholic Marianist institution located in downtown San Antonio.  The Priests and Brothers of the Society of Mary have committed themselves to the development of young Christian leaders fully prepared for college and, indeed life with Faith, Wisdom, and Integrity.  Central Catholic is the oldest boy's high school in Texas and the only boy's high school in San Antonio.

Application Procedure

Visit cchs-satx.org to find out more.

About Holy Cross of San Antonio

Holy Cross of San Antonio is an independent, Catholic, college preparatory middle and high school serving the San Antonio area -- especially the city´s west and south sides -- founded on the Congregation of Holy Cross tradition, which strives to develop and educate young women and men of mind and heart as well as body and soul through an integrated program of academic, spiritual, and extra-curricular activities. Holy Cross seeks to develop well rounded students to become productive citizens by striving toward the ideals of the Venerable Basil Moreau, founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross. "We will not cultivate the mind at the expense of the heart" The Light in the Westside, Holy Cross of San Antonio shining for the rest of the world.

Application Procedure

Visit holycross-sa.com to find out more.

About Incarnate Word

Incarnate Word High School, home of the Shamrocks, is a faith-based, college preparatory school for young women. Rooted in the mission of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, since 1881 our school has been dedicated to developing a spirit within each student that is life-changing – one that empowers young women to think beyond themselves. IWHS offers extensive academic programs including AP courses, dual credit opportunities, and online education delivered through a unique modular schedule that prepares students for university and beyond. Numerous extra-curricular, service and campus ministry programs, competitive athletic programs, and a unique boarding program enrich the total high school experience for students who leave Incarnate Word High School prepared to be productive Christian citizens in a global society.

Application Procedure

Visit incarnatewordhs.org to find out more.

About John Paul II

John Paul II Catholic High School is located in Schertz, Texas, just off IH-35, serving families in the northeastern part of the Archdiocese of San Antonio.  The school has a deep commitment to rigorous college preparatory education, offering the best in academic and Catholic formation.  JPII students are active in 11 varsity sports, fine arts, and clubs of all kinds.  The faculty is highly accomplished and experienced, and small class sizes make one-on-one attention possible.  2012-13 is the school's fourth year, and the first class is now preparing to enter college, with three National Merit Scholars.  We are John Paul!

Application Procedure

Visit johnpaul2chs.org to find out more.

About Our Lady of the Hills

Our Lady of the Hills Regional Catholic High School is a co-educational high school located in Kerrville, Texas. An independently owned 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, OLH is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, but works in collaboration with the Archdiocese of San Antonio's Catholic Schools office regarding its operating guidelines and accreditation. The school opened in fall 2002 and moved to its permanent campus in 2009. Our Lady of the Hills is committed to providing a quality college preparatory education to students from all social, ethnic, and economic backgrounds within a caring, diverse Christian community which values the potential and dignity of every student. Central to this purpose is the belief that every child is a child of God and each student deserves the right to seek truth in Jesus Christ for the greater glory of God.

Application Procedure

Visit ourladyofthehills.org to find out more.

About Providence

Providence - a college preparatory school for girls grades 6-12-provides a program of academic excellence grounded in faith and trust in a Provident God. Providence prepares young women of diverse backgrounds for the world of tomorrow and encourages them to develop intellectual curiosity, deepen their faith, practice integrity, and seek justice. Established in 1951, Providence is sponsored by the Congregation of Divine Providence.

Application Procedure

Visit providencehs.net/provet/ to find out more.

About St. Anthony

St. Anthony Catholic High School prepares young men and women for positions of responsibility and leadership through a college preparatory curriculum based on Catholic values and traditions. Within a comprehensive array of demanding academic courses, athletics, and extracurricular activities, students develop the mental, physical, and spiritual well being needed to make choices consistent with their academic and career goal and reflecting the spirit of Catholic education.

Application Procedure

Visit sachs.org to find out more.

About St. Gerard

St. Gerard Catholic High School was established as the first co-ed 4 year high school in the archdiocese of San Antonio in 1927, under the direction of the School Sisters of Notre Dame and the Redemptorist Fathers and Brothers. The original school was originally located on Iowa Street, which also housed St. Gerard Elementary School. The current high school building began its operation during the 1947-48 school year at the Nevada and S. New Braunfels Streets location—and continues today. Our Mission is to provide a quality Catholic Christian education leading our students to become models of faith, life-long learners and productive members of the greater community. St. Gerard Catholic High School is a Catholic Christian co-educational secondary school on the Eastside of San Antonio serving a multi-cultural and multi-faith student body, open to all regardless of their socioeconomic status.

Application Procedure

Visit stgerardsa.org to find out more.