Posted December 22, 2017 in Articles
DECEMBER 21, 2017
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Since the mid-1960s Catholic high schools in the United States have been separating along different paths based upon their prospects for survival.
From the study's introduction:
The pressures of rising labor costs, shifting demographics and a failing business model have created a distinct alignment consisting of schools serving top and bottom tiers and those catering to a shrinking middle class.
Catholic high schools for upper income students, with tuitions often exceeding $20,000 per year, enrollments above 1,000 students and supportive alumni, are holding steady. A middle class of smaller high schools, with enrollments in the low to mid hundreds,... read more