These are Catholic high schools in the state of New Jersey 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.

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New Jersey

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.

Vintage News Items

Vintage Photos

Diocese of Trenton

Diocese of Camden

Diocese of Paterson

St. Peter the Apostle High School, New Brunswick
St. Pius X High School, Piscataway
St. Joseph, Paterson
Holy Trinity, Westfield
St. Bonaventure, Paterson
Our Lady of the Valley, Orange
St. Mary, Perth Amboy
St. Mary, Paterson
St. Joseph High School, Paterson
St. Bonaventure, Paterson
Our Lady of the Valley, Orange

Cathedral High School, Trenton 1920 - 1940*
Cathedral High School for Girls, Trenton
Trenton Catholic for Boys,
Cathedral High School (Co-ed)
1963- 1972*
*All same building

St. Anthony High School, Trenton 1962-1979*
McCorriston High School, Trenton
Trenton Catholic Academy, Trenton
* All same building, just renamed

Cathedral Academy, Camden
St. Mary of the Angels Academy, Haddonfield
St. Joseph High School, Camden
St. James High School, Carney's Point