catholic retired washington


 These are Catholic high schools in the state of Washington which were once in operation, but were closed.

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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 Yakima 1965

Yakima Central Catholic H.S. (Co-institutional)

Location: 5301 Tieton Drive

Headmaster: Rev. Donald F. McDermott

Faculty: Dominican Sisters of Tacoma

Clergy: Rev. Joseph O'Grady, Rev. Robert Himes, Rev. Ronald LeFleur, Rev. Stanley Sehm, Rev. Thomas Lane, Rev. Robert Shields

7 Priests, 6 Sisters, 3 Lay teachers

Boys: 177 Girls: 158

St. Joseph Academy (Girls)

305 N.4th Street

Staffed by: Sisters of Charity of Providence (11)

Principal: Sister Anna Maureen

Lay teachers 5

Girls: 517