MCA at a Glance

Cubs mascot in a tutu waving to audience in Assembly Center

Mascot:
Cub

Brown background with MCA escutcheon

Colors:
Brown & White

Black and white photo of the MCA Motherhouse in 1926

Year Founded:
1840

Detail shot of bible, communion cups, and gold cross

Religious Affiliation:
Catholic

Students standing in circle talking before setting sail on Lake Pontchartrain

Neighborhood:
Lakeview

Group of students posing for a picture together

Student Body:
1200

Small group of students in class working on a soldering project

Average Class Size:
9

Teacher discussing experiment with students

Student/Teacher Ratio:
9:1

Three students with MacBooks collaborating on class project

MacBook Air Laptops:
1:1

Coach giving a high five to a track athlete.

Athletics:
11 Sports

Student painting another student's face

Clubs and Extracurriculars:
50+

Student speaking to Guidance Counselor

Full-time Guidance Counselors:
8

College conselor talking to student

College Scholarship Coordinator:
1

Student writing at desk in class

AP Courses Offered:
10

Student hammering nail into wood to help build a house for Habitat for Humanity

Community organizations served:
100+

Students sorting cans at Second Harvest Food Bank

Total Hours Devoted to Service in 2020-21:
40,706

Detail shot of student holding calculator doing math work

Voted "Best High School"
CityBusiness 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 and
Gambit 2020, 2019 Readers' Polls

Seniors in white gowns posing for a picture together

% of Graduates to Attend College:
100%

Group of seniors in cap and gown

Class of 2021:
$29.7 million in scholarships and awards

STEM Certification by Cognia: 
First high school in New Orleans to receive this certification

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