High school students at Catholic schools in the Diocese of Orlando scored higher on the ACT than students state-wide, with a composite score of 22.9 compared to 19.5 for the state. 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.

Students attending Catholic schools, along with the faculty and staff, achieved the following:

  • Test scores show students attending Catholic schools performed well above state and national averages compared to other students
  • 100% of our high school seniors graduated;
  • 98% of our seniors went on to college, having earned more than $42 million in scholarships;
  • Our students gave back to their communities through more than 141,000 volunteer hours
  • We continue to invest in technology, our faculty, and our facilities.

Catholic Elementary and Middle School Achieve High National Scores on Terranova

The Terranova Test is given to elementary and middle school students to test their understanding of key concepts. Fifty percentile is the national average, the Diocesan average is well above that at 70 percentile for the total battery for eighth grade in 2023.