Academics Overview

Founded in 1916, Springfield Catholic High School is a regional high school with a total enrollment of 328 students in grades 9-12 and 30 faculty members.

SCHS is an accredited member of The Missouri Nonpublic School Accrediting Association (MNSAA), which is affiliated with the National Federation of Nonpublic School State Accrediting Associations, which is recognized by the United States Office of Education and CASE (Council for the Advancement and Support of Education). The Missouri Nonpublic School Accrediting Association is approved for purposes of teacher certification by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).

The classroom teacher is the model of the message of Jesus and the heart of the learning process. SCHS is proud of the Christian, university-educated instructors who comprise our faculty. Teachers are certified in their specialty areas by the Missouri State Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).

Credits earned at SCHS are recognized by all institutions that accept credits from schools accredited by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).

SCHS is a member of the Secondary Department of the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA), and the Missouri Council on American Private Education.

SCHS is a member of the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA).

Springfield Catholic High School is a member of the Central Ozarks Conference (COC).

College preparatory courses are offered for approximately 98% of the students who will seek higher education. Vocational training programs are available through Ozarks Technical Community College. Advanced Placement courses and dual enrollment opportunities with local colleges are available for college-bound students.

SCHS provides for a normal range of learning differences, but does not provide direct special education instruction. Students can be served whose instructional program requires minimal modification.