DuBois Central Catholic School Profile

School & Community Data

Central Catholic High School, opening its doors in the fall of 1961, is a private school owned and operated by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie. Located in the small city of DuBois, a primarily service oriented community; the school serves approximately 50 preschool students, 200 elementary students, 100 students in grades 6-8, and 150 students in grades 9-12. Students are drawn primarily from the rural counties of Clearfield and Jefferson and are from all socio-economic levels.

Central Catholic provides a private primary and secondary education in a Catholic environment where faculty and students may grow in the love and spirit of Jesus Christ. To provide excellence in academics, to nurture a sense of community among students, and to impart to all students a commitment to God has always been the mission of the DuBois Central Catholic School System.

School Profile

2022 Graduates:

93% went to a College or University.  4% entered the work force, 3% taking a gap year

2022 Scholarships:

Scholarships totaling over $680,000 were awarded to 2022 DCC graduates

Continued Education:

DuBois Central Catholic students have been offered admission to outstanding schools including:

American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Ashland University
Boston University
Bucknell University
Buffalo State College

Butler County Community College
Canisius College
Carlow University

Clarion University
Clearfield County Career and Technology Center
Coastal Carolina University
Duquesne University

Edinboro University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Gannon University
Geneva College
George Mason University 

Germana Community College
Harvard University
Indiana University of PA 
IUP Culinary School
John Carroll University
Juniata College

Kent State University
Lafayette College

LaRoche College
La Salle University
Lock Haven University
Loyola University

Mercyhurst University
Misericordia University
Mississippi State University

Mount Aloysius College
New York University

Ohio State University
Penn State University
Penn College of Art & Design
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Point Park University
Robert Morris University
Saint Bonaventure University
Saint Francis University

Saint Vincent University
Shippensburg University
Syracuse University
Seton Hill University
Slippery Rock University
Susquehanna University

Temple University
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
United States Air Force

University of Pittsburgh
University of Rochester
Vet Tech Institute of Pittsburgh
Worsham College of Mortuary Science
Youngstown State University


Middle School Testing:

All DCC 6th, 7th, and 8th grader students had an average score above the national average in all categories in the 2021-22 school year.

DCC Annual Report 2021-2022


Central Catholic is approved by the Department of Education of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.