Facts and Figures

St. Elizabeth High School 2017-18

Founded in 1940
Head of School: Shirley W. Bounds
Co-educational, Catholic, College Preparatory serving grades 9 through 12


Diocese of Wilmington, National Catholic Education Association, College Board;
accredited by the Middle States Association of Secondary Schools;
charter member of the Delaware Association of Independent Schools.

Faculty and Staff

Total staff: 48
Total faculty: 29
All faculty have earned a minimum of bachelor's degrees while 62% hold advanced degrees. Our faculty averages 12 years of professional experience at St. Elizabeth.


Enrollment: 342
55% Boys
46% Girls
Average Class Size: 21 students
Faculty Student Ratio: 1:11

Members of the student body come from private, parochial, and public elementary and/or middle schools and some are home-schooled.  

The composition of the student body shows a 23% minority presence.

Scholarships & Grants

Recipients: 25% of student body
Total Awarded: $227,550

College Matriculations

On average, 96% of the graduating class goes on to attend college.
College scholarship money awarded to Class of 2017: More than $10.5 Million