About Our 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 years at 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.

List of 5 items.

  • 15:1

    Student to teacher ratio
  • Two

    National dual certifications in Project Lead the Way pre-engineering and biomedical sciences (CJ STEMM)
  • Five

    Accreditations: State of Ohio, North Central Association (1938), member of NCEA, Marianist Education Consortium, NASSP and the Ohio Catholic School Accrediting Assoc.
  • 679

    Students Enrolled
  • 83%

    Of certified employees have a Master’s Degree or beyond

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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.
  • 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.
  • Graduation Requirements

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

    Credit Hour Requirement

    Religion (1.0 each year)....
    English....
    Mathematics....
    Science....
    Social Studies....
    Foreign Language....
    Fine Arts....
    Health....
    PE....
    Electives....
    Senior Capstone Project
    Grade Service Requirement
    Total.....                     
    4.0                              
    4.0
    4.0
    3.0
    3.0
    2.0
    1.0
    0.5
    0.5
    3.0
    Passing
    Passing
    25.0
  • Marking System

    The quantitative numerical grades used at Chaminade Julienne have the following qualitative meanings:

    100–93ASuperior
    92–85BAbove Average
    84–77CAverage
    76–70DBelow Average
    69–0EFailure


    College recommending mark is C.
  • Testing Profile

    SAT
    CJ Mean: ERW 605  M 584
    State Mean: ERW 480   M 530
    Students Tested: 44% of the senior class of 2019

    ACT
    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.
*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.

List of 5 members.

  • Steve Fuchs 

    Assistant Principal
    x 205
  • Emily Saunders 

    Administrative Assistant, Academics Office
    x 239
  • Jama Badinghaus 

    Student Support Coordinator
    x 204
  • Peyton Keys 

    Student Support Coordinator
    x 207
  • Kate Elder 

    Administrative Assistance, Guidance
    x 243