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Largest all-girl Catholic high school in the State of Ohio
Magnificat has been recognized by the United States Department of Education as an Exemplary School

Collaboration is one of Magnificat’s six values.

Collaboration is one of Magnificat’s six values.


Seniors 176
Juniors 203
Sophomores 192
Freshmen 203
Total 774

Students from throughout the Northeastern Ohio area attend Magnificat. Students come from as far west as Amherst, as far south as Medina and as far east as Mentor.


Asian/Pacific Islanders 30
African-American 13
Caucasian 702
Hispanic 30

Religious Background:

Catholic (92%)  710
Other Faiths (8%) 65

Number of Communities:

Students represent 52

Number of Parishes:

Students represent 75

Number of Schools:

Students represent 116

National Merit 2006-2014:

Finalists  24
Commended 41

National Achievement:

Finalists  2

National Achievement:

Outstanding Participant 1

Magnificat Alumnae:

Over 11,000 Magnificat Alumnae
Over 15,000 Magnificat and Lourdes Academy Alumnae
120 Alumnae with daughters currently at Magnificat
17% of the Class of 2017 are daughters of Alumnae

Faculty/Staff Information:

Faculty/Student Ratio 1:12
Total Professional Staff 81
H.M. Sisters 1
Total Teaching Staff 72
State Aid Staff 5

Support Staff:

(full time + part-time) 51
Coaches 51
Alumnae Teaching/
Administrative Staff 24
Average years at MHS 12


PhD 2
MA or MS 45
BA or BS 24


$12,500 (including fees)
Tuition assistance (all aid including scholarships) granted to: 46% of student body
72% of the Class of 2013 was offered over $15.9M in scholarships.
99% of graduating classes immediately attend a college or university.


Magnificat is located in Rocky River, Ohio, a residential suburb with an approximate population of 23,000. The location is eight miles west of Cleveland and less than one mile from I-90 Rocky River exit.


OCSAA – Ohio Catholic Schools Accrediting Association
Ohio State Department of Education, North Central Association
Recipient of the National Exemplary Private School Award

Class Size Average:

22 students per class

2013 AP Scores:

315 tests taken
227 qualified for college credit

2006-2014 National Merit:

24 Finalists
41 Commended Scholars

SAT and ACT Scores

2013 SAT Magnificat National
Critical Reading 535 496
Math 522 514
Writing 537 488
2013 ACT Magnificat National
English 25.1 20.2
Math 23.0 21.9
Reading 24.9 21.1
Science 22.7 20.7
Composite 24.1 20.9

Magnificat High School is a Catholic secondary school which admits students of any race, religion, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national and ethnic origin in administration of our educational and admissions policies, scholarships, athletic, and loan programs and other school administered programs.

It is the policy of Magnificat High School not to discriminate on the basis of sex in its employment as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972.

Magnificat High School is a smoke-free environment.