School Profile

About MHS

School Profile
School Profile
Reitz Memorial is a comprehensive school including grades 9 through 12. It is an inter-parochial Catholic High School operating under the auspices of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Evansville. There are 51 faculty members, 70% of whom hold a Master’s degree. The student-teacher ratio is 14 to 1. The school is accredited by the Indiana Department of Education and by Advanced. 57 % of the Class of 2017 were offered an academic and/or athletic scholarship totaling $10.6 million.
Evansville, a city of about 130,000, is located on the Ohio River in the southwestern corner of the state. It is at the center of a tri-state area of Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois. One private, two inter-parochial, and six public schools provide an education for secondary students in the community. Two universities, one private and one state, are also located in the community. The local area is served by industry and agriculture.
New Year’s Day, 1925, Reitz Memorial High School was dedicated by Bishop Chartrand of Indianapolis. Classes began January 5, and the boys were taught by the Brothers of The Holy Cross and the girls by the Sisters of Providence.
Mission Statement
Reitz Memorial High School is a Christ-centered Catholic community which educates all students to their highest potential by developing religious values, providing excellence in education, and fostering a commitment to service.
Vision Statement
Providing an environment where God inspires, we educate, students thrive.
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