Malden Catholic was founded in 1932 by the Xaverian Brothers and continues to be a Xaverian Brothers’ Sponsored Catholic school, with a ratio of approximately 84% lay faculty and 16% religious. The school is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (N.E.A.S.C.).
There are approximately 600 boys at Malden Catholic.
The current student-teacher ratio is 13-1.
There are more than 40 towns and cities represented at Malden Catholic High School.
Yes. Malden Catholic does offer bus transportation. There are three routes, including starting points in Burlington, Cambridge and Danvers. Public transportation is also an option, with free shuttle bus service from Malden Station.
For more information on our transportation services, please contact Mr. Matt O'Neil, Associate Admissions Director at email@example.com.
Malden Catholic teachers have an average of 18 years' experience. Eighty-eight percent hold a Master's degree or higher in their discipline.
Malden Catholic offers four different levels of learning: College Preparatory, Accelerated, Honors and Advanced Placement (AP). AP courses are reserved for the highest scoring Juniors and Seniors. Students are placed by their High School Placement Test scores and their 7th and 8th grade transcripts.
We offer 14 Advanced Placement courses beginning in the sophomore year, in the following areas: English Literature, English Language & Composition, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, United States History, American Government, Physics, Chemistry, Statistics, Spanish Language, European History, Biology, Computer Science.
Malden Catholic offers the Brother Kevin program, designed to meet the individual needs of 9th and 10th-grade students whose academic history indicates they would benefit from smaller classes size, individualized instruction and project-based learning. In addition, the school’s St. Francis Xavier Scholars Program addresses the needs of students in the top percentiles through a challenging program of lectures, portfolio development and special field trips.
Malden Catholic graduates move on to a wide array of colleges and universities across the United States and Canada that meet their personal needs. Recent graduates are now attending Harvard, Brandeis, Georgetown, Boston University, the United States Naval Academy, the University of Massachusetts and Boston College. Our complete college placement list is available on this website.
Members of the Malden Catholic Class of 2016 received college scholarships with a four-year value of more than $18 million.
Malden Catholic students utilize iPads in a 1:1 program throughout the curriculum. All classrooms are equipped with Apple projectors, and we feature a wireless campus, which is optimal for effective use of e-textbooks.
Malden Catholic’s Student Council hosts dances and formals throughout the year. Young women are also present at Malden Catholic sporting and extra-curricular events.
Malden Catholic offers 14 different interscholastic sports, all of which have Freshman, Junior Varsity and Varsity levels that compete in the Catholic Conference. There are some sports that are more competitive than others, however in each season (Fall, Winter and Spring), there is at least one non-cut sport that is open to all of our boys. We also offer intramural athletics.
Malden Catholic offers approximately 30 extra-curricular activities and clubs. We provide something of interest for every young man, and we are also very open to the creation of new clubs.
Any eighth grade student, boy or girl, who is considering a Catholic High School must take the High School Placement Test (HSPT). The test is offered at Malden Catholic High School and other local, Catholic high schools. Test dates are in November and December, as regulated by the Archdiocese of Boston.
The HSPT may only be taken once by eighth grade students.