Mission Statement

Catholic High helps parents transform their sons into strong husbands, fathers and leaders in their communities. Although our spiritual foundation is still the rock of our mission, we have adapted to the needs of boys today to offer high quality education at affordable rates with the latest in state-of-the-art technology.

Environment & Curriculum

Catholic High has gained a unique reputation for discipline, high academic expectations, spiritual growth and a strong sense of brotherhood and tradition.

Technology for Virtual Learning

Each student has access to a school-managed Chromebook, and each class has its own Google Classroom. Teachers use additional platforms, such as Zoom and Google Meet, to engage with students. Using a variety of technical devices, CHS faculty members directly interact with both virtual and in-person students.

Innovative & Creative Teaching Methods

Catholic High continues to blend long-standing traditions with the new, including wearing ties while virtually learning.

Scholarship or Financing Options

We have a strong commitment to serving the needs of young men regardless of their family’s financial situation. Inability to pay full tuition should not deter a boy from applying for admission.

Campus & Facilities

Over the years, Catholic High has upgraded its classrooms and facilities, including a new annex housing additional learning spaces and athletic training facilities. We also have a library, two gyms, two labs, an art studio, an auditorium and a music room.

Extracurricular Activities

We have numerous academic, athletic and extracurricular opportunities for students to pursue their talents, explore new interests and grow in all areas of life.

Exciting Projects

We are now offering more advanced placement offerings along with our honors classes. Increased technology access is also key, even going as far as bringing our daily morning mass to audiences via Facebook Live.

College Attendance

Each year, more than 95% of Catholic High graduates attend colleges, universities and military academies across the United States, with 90% of our students receiving scholarships to attend the college of their choice.


Steve Straessle

Principal: Steve Straessle
Established: 1930
Grades Served: 9-12
Current Enrollment: 700
Tuition Range: $5,650-$6,650
School Motto: "Always a Rocket"
School History: Catholic High School for Boys was founded as a college-preparatory school in 1930 to teach young boys the importance of faith, integrity and duty.
Important Upcoming Dates: Applications are open year-round and can be found at lrchs.org. Registration begins in early August, with an annual open house held the last Sunday in January.


6300 Father Tribou St.
Little Rock, AR 72205
lrchs.org
501.664.3939


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