St. Maria Goretti Catholic High School education is designed to provide students with a well-rounded foundation for their futures. Each course of study fosters a student’s identity, shaping them to be models of living for others. While on campus students have the opportunity to be challenged even further through our various Signature Programs. We offer many college opportunities that truly make our curriculum college preparatory.
Dual Enrollment/ College Experience Programs
Mount St. Mary's University Classes On Campus
Goretti is the first high school in Washington County to collaborate with MSMU by offering students the opportunity to enroll in collegiate courses. This initiative was made possible by the Center for Catholic School Excellence at MSMU. A select number of qualified juniors and seniors participate in a class either remotely or at the Mount’s Frederick campus that is taught by the university’s professors. Students who complete and pass the courses receive both university and high school credits.
Students who meet defined requirements can participate in dual-enrollment and guaranteed admission to Shepherd University.
College Guaranteed Admissions and Scholarship Programs
Students who meet defined requirements are guaranteed admission to the following schools, and can qualify for a range of academic scholarships:
“We are excited to begin this partnership with St. Maria Goretti Catholic High School. This program allows the Mount to offer opportunities to provide a values-based education to high school students looking to make a difference.”
-Timothy Trainor, Ph.D., Mount St. Mary's University President
Mount St. Mary's University
Students who meet defined requirements are guaranteed admission to Mount St. Mary's University. Students who meet the criteria will receive, at minimum, a $22,000 four-year award, with a total value of $88,000.
Students who meet defined requirements are guaranteed admission to Randolph College. Students who meet the criteria will receive, at minimum, a $25,000 four-year award, with a total value of $100,000.
Students with a 3.0 GPA can receive guaranteed admission to Neumann University.
University of Dayton
Five students who meet defined requirements are guaranteed admission to University of Dayton and can qualify for a range of academic scholarships.
Alderson Broaddus University
Alderson Broaddus University will guarantee admission and a four year renewable scholarship to graduates of St. Maria Goretti Catholic High School who enroll at Alderson Broaddus University. The student must have a 3.00 GPA and either a 76 ACT sum, or 980 SAT sum math and verbal. Students who meet the above criteria will receive, at minimum, a $20,000 four year award with a total value of $80,000.
Lebanon Valley College
Lebanon Valley College (LVC) will guarantee admission to the college and a four-year renewable scholarship to graduates of Saint Maria Goretti Catholic High School who enroll at LVC. The student must have a cumulative, three-year high school grade point average of at least 3.0 (on 4.0 scale), and/or SAT score of at least 1,080 (21 ACT).
Explore St. Maria Goretti Catholic High School
When you become a St. Maria Goretti Catholic High School Gael, no two paths are the same. You will explore new ideas, challenge old ones, and immerse yourself in an education that challenges you academically, and helps you to grow in faith, leadership, and service. We encourage prospective students and families to visit our campus to learn more about student life, and our mission as a school.