These are Catholic high schools in the state of Kentucky which were once in operation, but were closed. Some are from the very early part of the 20th Century or even the late 19th Century. Click on the name of the school for details. As possible, we have listed the schools by Diocese.

Do you have any information, photos, articles, memorabilia regarding these or other Catholic high schools in the United States? It would be great to add it to this collection. No need to send originals, photocopies or scans are fine. E-mail here.


Newport Catholic Vintage Photos

Archdiocese of Louisville

St. Angela Merici *
Aquinas Prep (Also named Catholic Country Day School )
Bishop David High School *
Catholic High School ( Also known as Catholic Colored )
Flaget High School **
St. Helena's Commercial High School
Holy Rosary Academy
Loretto High School ( Also named Cedar Groves Academy) **
St. Thomas Seminary
Ursuline Academy
St. Aloysius High School
St. Ann High School
St. Augustine High School
St. Benedict High School
St. Bernard High School
Bethlehem Academy
St. Catherine High School
St. Catharine Academy
St. Charles High School
St. Francis Loretto High School
St. James High School, Elizabethtown ("E-Town Catholic")
St. Mary's Seminary High School
Nazareth Academy

* Merged in 1984 to become Holy Cross Academy, still in operation

** Merged briefly in 1973, becoming the city's first coed Catholic high school. The schools finally closed in June 1974. The building has been renovated and is now an apartment complex for senior citizens.

Diocese of Lexington

St. Catherine's Academy, Founded 1823

Lexington Latin High, Founded 1924

The above two schools merged in 1957 to form Lexington Catholic which is still in operation today.

Archdiocese of Louisville

Below are vintage directories of schools from 1965 presented for nostalgia and historic purposes. Please note that some schools included in these vintage listings may still be open. You may refer to the listings under Current Schools for cross-reference.

Diocese of Covington

 Information on LaSalette Academy

I am a 1963 grad of LaSalette Academy in Covington, KY. I don't know exactly when it closed, but it is now an apartment complex for senior citizens.

Colette P. Irtz
Lexington, KY

Diocese of Owensboro

Owensboro Catholic High School Class Ring

Knoxville Catholic High School Report Cards