Cognia Accredited | 2022 National Blue Ribbon School | College Prep


Skutt Catholic by the Numbers


  • 1 of 5 Catholic high schools in the nation to earn the coveted National Blue Ribbon School Award in 2022. Skutt Catholic also earned the award in 2012.  Schools can only apply for this national award if their ACT/SAT averages rank among the top 15% of all school scores nationwide (public and private). Skutt Catholic’s ACT averages are at an all-time high and within that 15% mark.
  • Offers 150+ college prep courses, 18 AP classes and 21 dual enrollment classes; more than any other Catholic school in the state. It is feasible for a Skutt Catholic graduate to enter many colleges with enough credits to have earned sophomore standing – if so desired.
  • Our students have earned more than $135 million in college scholarships, 92% of which were academic scholarships.
  • More than 100 students have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program, including 70 semifinalists and 56 finalists, and seven perfect 36 ACT scores have been achieved.
  • Skutt Catholic is one of only two Catholic High Schools in the state to have multiple students named to the Omaha World Herald All-Metro and All-State Academic teams.
  • The Council for American Private Education also commended Skutt Catholic for our “commitment to providing modifications and support to educate students with learning needs.”
Students, Staff, Alumni

At Skutt Catholic, there are 729 students in grades 9-12: 

  • 52% are male, and 48% are female
  • 34% receive tuition assistance 
  • 12% are non-Catholic students

Our students join us from:

  • 22 parishes
  • 30 middle schools
  • 25% from public schools
  • 26 zip codes spanning the Omaha metro

The certified faculty:

  • consists of 56 teachers, counselors and administrators
  • 86% have advanced degrees; the state average is 45% 
  • 48% have 20 or more years of teaching experience
  • average teacher has 18.89 years of experience

Skutt Catholic graduates:

  • 4,125 alumni
  • 98% of the 172 students in the class of 2022 pursued post-secondary education
  • they were accepted to colleges in 40 states, England and two U.S. military academies
  • 70% earned college scholarships totaling over $15.6 million
  • the class of 2022 also contributed more than 3,600 service hours to the Omaha community

Skutt Catholic offers a wide variety of ways for students to get involved, with 19 interscholastic athletic opportunities and 50 different activities or clubs.  The school’s athletic and extracurricular program is among the most successful in the state as evidenced by the following:

  • 83 state championships and 50 state runner-up trophies in NSAA activities since 1998
  • Since 2005, Skutt Catholic has won the OWH All Sports Award 30 times in the Boys, Girls or Combined Division
  • Since 2008, Skutt Catholic has won 23 NSAA Cellular Cups in either the Boys, Girls or Combined Division
  • Eight NE Gatorade “Athletes of the Year” – three in Soccer, two in Softball and three in Volleyball
  • Athletes have achieved scholarships at the Division 1, 2 and NAIA level
  • More scholar-athletes honored by the Greater Omaha Sports Committee in the past six years than nearly all other high schools, public or private
  • Multiple Mock Trial State Championships and a 3rd place finish at Nationals in 2013
  • Recent Top 25 national rankings earned by Volleyball, Boys Soccer, Wrestling, Mock Trial, and the Robotics team
  • A silver medal earned by an SC student in the National Scholastic Art Awards Competition held at Carnegie Hall in New York City
  • Award-winning Band, Choir, Fine Art, and Drama programs
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