Awards & Recognition


Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy High School has been selected for the Catholic High School Honor Roll for the 7th year.

It is an honor for Archbishop McCarthy to be recognized by the Catholic High School Honor Roll as one of the top 50 Catholic high schools in the United States. It recognizes our commitment to Catholic education. We congratulate the students, parents, teachers, and staff for their hard work and dedication.

Nearly 1300 Catholic high schools were invited to apply to the Honor Roll. With this high level of competition, inclusion on the Honor Roll indicates outstanding success in academic excellence, Catholic identity, and civic education. Receiving this honor validates the mission of the school and the commitment to continued excellence.  Click Here to download Fr. Dalton and Mr. Jean’s letter and to view a list of the top 50 Catholic Schools.


Apple Distinguished School – Archbishop McCarthy High School has been renewed as an Apple Distinguished School for 2013-2015, a two year designation.  Archbishop McCarthy joined 87 schools nationwide being recognized by Apple as exemplary learning environments and centers of innovation, leadership, and educational excellence. The Apple Distinguished School designation is reserved for schools that integrate Apple technology in education and meet criteria for the five best practices: visionary leadership, innovative teaching and learning, ongoing professional learning, compelling evidence of success, and a flexible learning environment.


Innovations in Catholic Education – Today’s Catholic Teacher has selected Archbishop McCarthy as one of the twelve recipients of the 2013 Innovations in Catholic Education Awards. Today’s Catholic Teacher magazine has been awarding this honor to schools nationwide for the past sixteen years for innovations in education. The award honors twelve Catholic elementary and secondary schools that have led the way by implementing exemplary, innovative programs to improve the teaching and learning of their students, faculty, and staff. Our school’s award is in the area of innovative projects facilitated by technology.

Yours in Christ, Rev. Brendan Dalton, Supervising Principal

Yours in Catholic Education, Richard P. Jean, Principal