School Profile

2020 School Profile Highlights

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CEEB School Code: 361-795

As a Catholic institution, Chaminade Julienne adheres to the Christian concept that employment opportunities are based on individual abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, military status, age, ancestry, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law and to the extent applicable to religious institutions. This policy applies to all aspects of employment including hiring, promotion, demotion, recruitment, training, compensation, benefits, and termination.
Our fingerprinting policy includes manual fingerprinting for employees and electronic background checks for all employees and volunteers.

School and Community

Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School is a Catholic secondary school owned and operated by two religious orders, Society of Mary and the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, in conjunction with lay persons. The downtown school has existed for more than 130 yearsat its location on Franklin and Ludlow Streets in Dayton, Ohio. The school is proud of its cosmopolitan composition. Students enrolled in grades 9–12 are 64.1% Catholic, 51.5% Caucasian, 27.4% African American, 8.8% Multiracial, 8.8% Hispanic, 1.4% Asian, 1.8% African, .3% other.* Of this population, 89% receives some form of financial assistance and/or scholarships. In keeping with our founders’ charisms and CJ’s mission statement, last year students contributed more than 12,157 volunteer hours to the community. More than 27,500 men and women are graduates of the school.

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School Facts

  • Enrollment: 679
  • Student to teacher ratio:  15:1
  • Of certified employees: 83% have a Master’s Degree or beyond
  • Accreditation: State of Ohio, North Central Association (1938), member of NCEA, Marianist Education Consortium, NASSP and the Ohio Catholic School Accrediting Assoc.
  • National dual certification in Project Lead the Way pre-engineering and biomedical sciences (CJ STEMM)

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College Attendance

Of our 2020 graduates, 98.75% continued formal education, including 80.5% to four-year colleges and universities and 18.5% to two year colleges, and 1.25% entered the military/workforce.

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Testing Profile


CJ Mean: ERW 605  M 584

State Mean: ERW 480   M 530

Students Tested: 44% of the senior class of 2019


CJ Mean: Eng 22.7 M 21.5 Comp 22.4

State Mean: Eng 19.0 M 19.9 Comp 20.0

Students Tested: 100% of the senior class of 2019

National Merit Program

2017-20: 19 National Merit Scholars

Advanced Placement

Last spring, 149 students took 224 exams in 11 areas; 68.6% of the scores were equal to or higher than 3.

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Graduation Requirements

All students are required to earn 18 points on the State End-OfCourse Exams, or earn remediation free scores on the ACT/SAT tests.

Credit Hour Requirement

Religion (1.0 each year)....




Social Studies....

Foreign Language....

Fine Arts....




Senior Capstone Project

Grade Service Requirement






























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Class Rank

Chaminade Julienne does not assign class rank. Two GPAs are reflected on the transcript. Honors and AP are calculated on a weighted scale. All other courses are on an unweighted 4.0 scale, except PE, which is not calculated in the GPA. The overall GPA range for the Class of 2020 is 4.78 - 1.95.

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Marking System

The quantitative numerical grades used at Chaminade Julienne have the following qualitative meanings:
100–93 . . . A . . . . . . Superior
92–85 . . . B . . . . . . Above Average
84–77 . . . C . . . . . . Average
76–70 . . . D . . . . . . Below Average
69–0 . . . . F  . . . . . . Failure

College recommending mark is C.

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Academic & Guidance Staff

Steve Fuchs .......... Assistant Principal for Academics
Emily Saunders .......... Administrative Assistant to Academics
Jama Badinghaus .......... Counselor
Peyton Keys .......... Counselor
Cory Hardin ...................... Counselor
Kate Elder ......................... Administrative Assistant to Guidance

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*Notice Of Nondiscriminatory Policy As To Students: Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.