The mission of Judge Memorial Catholic High School is to create a community through faith and education that will foster the development of each student’s inherent gifts
Learn more about the Judge Memorial with our School Profile and Fast Facts
Review our School Profile for 2017-2018 (see the profile in the attachments below)
Review our Class of 2017 College Acceptance List (see the college acceptance list map in the attachments below)
- Ethnic Minority: 33% of our students self-report as being a member of an ethnic minority (Asian, Black, Hispanic, Native American, and Pacific Islander).
- Gender: 52% female 48% male
- Geographic Area: 60% of our students live in Salt Lake City proper (claiming Salt Lake City zip codes). Other large population centers are Bountiful, Holladay, Murray, Park City, Sandy, Taylorsville, West Valley City. The current frosh class reflects that geographic diversity with students joining us from 29 different schools.
- Religious breakdown: 62% of students are Catholic with 38% of our students self-reporting as non-Catholic
- Faculty: 68% of faculty hold Masters; 6 hold a PhD
- Classes: 41 Advanced Placement and Honors course offered
- Student to Faculty Ratio: 11:1
- 95% of Judge graduates continue on to college
Members of the Class of 2017 have been accepted to our nation's top colleges and universities including Berklee College of Music, Boston College, Boston University, Brown University, University California - Berkeley, University California - Davis, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), California Polytechnic, Carnegie Mellon University, Case Western Reserve University, University of Chicago, Colorado School of Mines, Columbia University, Cornell College, Creighton University, Dartmouth College, Duke University, Emory University, Fordham University, Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University, Loyola Marymount University, Marquette University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Michigan, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Northeastern University, Pepperdine University, Princeton University, Purdue University, Savannah College of Art and Design, United States Naval Academy, University of Southern California, Texas Christian University, Tulane University, University of Utah, Villanova University, University of Washington, Washington University in St. Louis, Westminster College, and Yale University.
- The Class of 2017 earned over $15.8 million in scholarships and renewable grants
- Members of the Class of 2017 accepted by over 188 colleges and universities, and will attend 58 colleges 7 universities in 30 states
- 52% of the Class of 2017 graduate with honors
- A senior was named a National Merit Finalist
- 6% of the students were undeclared, going into the military, joining the workforce, or experiencing a gap year
- 91% of the college-bound students are attending a 4-year college or university
- 9% of the college-bound students are attending a 2-year college
- 51% of the college-bound students are attending out-of-state institutions
- 49% of the college-bound students are attending in-state institutions
- Over 26,500 hours of service were donated by students
- Students completed service projects and fundraisers locally for more than 150 organizations and agencies
- School-wide outreach projects include the annual Homecoming Week service project, Red Cross Blood Drives, Thanksgiving Food Drive, and Gift of the Drummer outreach
- Nearly thirty students honored with the Presidential Service Award for service in the community
- Two seniors named local Exchange Club's "Youth of the Year" for community service involvement and academic success
- Two seniors honored by local Salt Lake City Rotary Club with “Service Above Self” scholarships
- Eight students honored by their peers with “Bulldog of the Month” honors
- One senior selected for the Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program award for commitment to community service, academics and demonstrated leadership.
- Two juniors selected to attend Camp U Leadership for high academic student-athletes, “All-State” level performers, and actively involved in school and community.
- One sophomore accepted to Junior State America's Gene A. Burd Institute on L.A. Media & Politics at UCLA for the summer.
- Bowling team placed first in the Salt Lake High School 2016-17 Bowling League
- Eight students receive straight superiors at the Regional Drama competition
- Literary Magazine awarded the rank of "Highest Award" by the National Council of Teachers of English
- One freshman named BROADCOM Masters national semifinalist for science fair project
- Over 20 student-athletes nominated for Academic All-State over three sports seasons (fall, winter, spring)
- One senior selected for the USAA Academic All-State 4A Team for Swimming
- Girls varsity basketball placed second in the UHSAA 4A State Finals
- One Junior recognized and nominated in the 1st XFINITY Sports Awards "Most Outstanding Performance" in Girls Basketball
- Baseball team qualified for the 4A State Championship
- Six members of girls golf qualified for State Championship
- One junior selected as an Elite 16 player for the U-18/19 La Roca team in the US Soccer Girls Development Academy
- One junior broke Judge Memorial’s records for the women's 100- and 200-meter dash
- Mascot: Bulldog
- Colors: Red and Gold
- Judge Memorial Catholic High School is accredited by the Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA) and co-accredited by AdvanceED, International Registry for Education.
- WCEA accredits Catholic elementary and secondary schools in nine western states and the US Territory of Guam. WCEA co-accredits and is in partnership with three Regional agencies (WASC, NAAS, NCA, CASI) and two private agencies (CAIS and HAIS). WCEA began in 1957 in San Francisco and has a long and successful history of assisting school improvement through the accreditation process.
Memberships and Partnerships
- Member, National Catholic Education Association.
- Member, Utah High School Activities Association.
- Christian Service-learning is an integral part of the Judge Memorial educational experience, and is required all four years. Judge Memorial partners with over 150 agencies throughout the Salt Lake Valley to provide students a variety of opportunities.
- Judge Memorial's Christian Service program honored by President Bill Clinton in March 1993 with the JC Penney Golden Rule Award for "exceptional volunteer service."
- Judge Memorial Catholic High School is recognized and celebrated for its appreciation of and contributions to the arts in Utah. The school received the 2002 Governor's Leadership in the Arts Award Special Citation.
- Partnered with the Teton Science School, Jackson, Wyoming. The Teton Science School is a dynamic learning opportunity with a specially designed academic curriculum that challenges students and requires full and active participation.
- Partnered with the University Orthopaedic Center, in conjunction with the University of Utah Athletic Training Education Program. This partnership provides physicians, residency students, fellows, physical therapists, and athletic trainers who are closely involved with our student-athletes from pre-season physicals and medical evaluations to game-day medical coverage.