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Students receiving CPR training from CC Nurse Laura Helm. 

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At A Glance

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Student Population

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Student: Teacher Ratio

80

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Zip Codes Represented

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Latest News

Shamrocks Celebrate Back-to-Back MHSAA D1 State Championships With Assembly

Today, Catholic Central celebrated the wrestling team’s 41-12 victory over the Hartland Eagles and subsequent back-to-back MHSAA D1 State Championship with a spirit day and school-wide assembly. It was the sixth title in the last eight years for the Shamrocks and the 10th state championship since 2010. 

Fundraiser Basketball Game Held In Memory Of Jack Swamba ‘22

On Friday, December 29, 2023, a basketball fundraising game was held in honor of Jack Swamba ’22 at St. Edith Parish in Livonia. The game was a tribute to Jack Swamba’s tremendous spirit and character during his 19 years of life. Admission to the event was made possible by donating to the Jack Swamba ROTC Memorial Scholarship in his honor.

OCIT Students Take Next Step In Their Faith Journey

Students in the Order of Christian Initiation of Teenagers (OCIT) program attended the Cathedral in Detroit for the Rite of Election, which marks the last major milestone in the journey for students before the reception of their sacraments at the end of the school year. They were recognized by Archbishop Vigneron alongside members from every parish in the Archdiocese who are also preparing to receive their sacraments. 

Evan Stockton ’14 Discusses Sports Broadcasting Career With CC Students

Evan Stockton ’14 spoke to students about his sports broadcasting career as part of the school’s Career Speaker Series. During his presentation, he discussed the path he took to become a sports broadcaster, how CC played a role, and what advice he would give to students who may want to pursue a similar field.  

All 5 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Named Finalists

Five Catholic Central seniors - Patricio Ezdebski, John Harvey, Lucas Jraiche, Oliver Kammeraad, and Joseph Sievert - have been named finalists in the 2024 Competition for National Merit Scholarship Awards. These students have been selected from a group of 16,000 semifinalists, making them eligible for one of three scholarships awarded by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. 

Incoming Students Honored with Merit Scholarships

Last night, Catholic Central High School hosted an Incoming Scholarship Award Night for members of the incoming class who were recognized with either an Academic or Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge scholarship. Approximately 80 incoming students were recognized. 

Alec Thurber ’16 Shares Career Path Of A Pilot

Airline Transport Pilot Alec Thurber ‘16 talked to Catholic Central students about going into aviation after graduation. His presentation was part of the school’s Career Speaker Series, a program designed to provide students with more information about various careers after they leave CC. 

CC Announces Competitive Bass Fishing Team

Detroit Catholic Central now has a competitive bass fishing team. The DCC Anglers secured several successful finishes during the summer of 2023 and hope to work toward a state championship in the future. 

Guest Speaker Adam Harris Inspires CC Students

Today, students attended an assembly hosted by guest speaker Adam Harris, who discussed topics such as faith, brotherhood, and overcoming challenges. He encouraged students to master who they want to become by sticking to the Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge process they learn at Catholic Central.

Swimmer Spotlight: Roshi Turner

Catholic Central recognizes Roshi Turner '25 for his numerous inspirational achievements in the swimming community at both the club and high school levels, including First African American County Champ and First African American All-American. 

Kory McCullough ’17 Speaks To CC Students About Trade School

Kory McCullough ’17 spoke to Catholic Central students about trade school and becoming an electrician after graduation during part of the school’s Career Conference Speakers series. During his talk, he explained the importance of a hard work ethic and building a good reputation. 

Catholic Central Kicks Off Black History Month With Learning Commons Display

Detroit Catholic Central High School kicked off its Black History Month celebration with a display of memorable African American authors in the Learning Commons. The display was assembled by Library Media Specialist, Mrs. Kelly Kolchuk, to ensure each student at CC feels represented and is encouraged to read more. Stay tuned for continued coverage as CC celebrates Black History Month.

Rocks Vitae Club Attends March For Life In Washington, DC

The Rocks Vitae student club attended the National March For Life in Washington, DC from January 17-19 to advocate against abortion. One student stated that the eye-opening event showed him how powerful collective action can be, inspiring him to use his voice to make a difference. 

Academic And Robotics Team Students Recognized During School-Wide Assembly

Students with notable achievements from this year’s Academic and Robotics Teams were recognized during a school-wide assembly today. During the assembly, coaches explained their respective clubs to prospective students who might be interested in joining and highlighted notable upcoming competitions for their current teams. 

Career Conference Speaker Spencer Hicks ’09 Talks Engineering To Sophomores

On Wednesday, January 24, Spencer Hicks ’09 discussed his career as an engineer with Catholic Central sophomores as part of the school’s Career Conference speaker series. During the presentation, he discussed what an engineer does, the different types of engineering fields, how to become one, and why students should pick this as their career choice.

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Founder & Executive Director
Fleece & Thank You

Goodness, discipline, and knowledge. Believe it or not (and I hope you DO believe it), I legitimately say these words on a monthly basis in meetings. These three values were ingrained in me at CC, and I cite the presence of these core values to most of the success I achieve. For as incredible as CC was to ready me for the rigors of college and beyond academically, I am so lucky to have gone to a high school where I was prepared to tackle the world with goodness, discipline, and knowledge as part of my being. 


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Nick Kristock, the Founder and Executive Director of Fleece & Thank You.

Campus Development

North Athletic Complex

The new Athletic Complex will be built on our north fields and is set to open in the Spring of 2026.

  • 2026
New Property Acquisition

CC announced the purchase of 149 acres of new property, increasing the school’s total acreage from 118 to 267.

  • 2024
STEM Center north-east render

Catholic Central is proud to introduce the George & Mary Turek Hall of Science, which will house CC's STEM curriculum and programs. Construction is underway, scheduled to open for students in Summer 2024.

  • 2024
Library and Media Center

Catholic Central completed a $1 million upgrade to the school’s Learning Strategies Center and Media Center in 2021. The renovations provide students with increased space for collaborative learning and continues the overall effort to provide state-of-the-art facilities for the school’s more than 900 students.

  • 2021
the newly renovated signage when entering campus

Catholic Central made renovations to its main entrance in the 2020-2021 school year, making safety improvements and providing a 'new face' to the campus.

  • 2020