Grades: 7-12 (Co-educational)
Number of Students: 780+
Number of Faculty & Staff: 85
Student/Faculty Ratio: 12:1
Network of CBA Alumni: 7,500
Courses/Classes Offered: 116
AP Classes Offered: 25+
Graduation Rate: 100 %
Athletic Teams: 60+
Activities/Clubs: 45 +
Bands: 4 (Including Jazz Ensemble and String Orchestra)
Choirs: 4 (Including Jubilee and Select Chorus)
Dramas/Musicals: 3 (Including Jr. High Musical)
School Colors: Purple & Gold
Nickname: The Brothers
- CBA was named a “National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence” in September 2019. One of only 50 private schools nationally and the only private school in New York State (2019).
- Ranked as Best #1 Catholic High School in Upstate New York by Niche.com
- Average standardized test scores are in the top 15% of all high schools in the country.
- CBA students, on average, score 30 percentage points higher on the NYS Math and ELA exam, compared to students throughout New York Sate.
- The average CBA student takes more than four AP courses preparing students for college and potentially earning college credit.
- On average, approximately 150 college representatives visit the CBA campus and recruit students to their college or university each year.
- Comprehensive SAT prep program is offered to students including the full administration of a version of the PSAT exam in the 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th grade.
Class of 2020 Profile
99% of our seniors were accepted into a four-year school, with one student electing to play hockey for the Eastern Hockey League. Students are attending colleges and universities such as:
- the University of Pennsylvania
- Duke University
- University of Notre Dame
- University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
- Carnegie Mellon
- Wake Forest University
- Wesleyan University
- Bucknell University
- Hamilton College
- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- University of Rochester
- Boston University
- Bentley University
- Michigan State University
- Syracuse University
Several students earned spots in extremely competitive accelerated and dual degree programs including:
- The Dual Admittance M.D. Program at SUNY ESF and Upstate University
- 3 + 4 Dual Admittance Medical Program at RIT and Upstate University
- The Early Admittance Medical Program at Union and Albany Medical School
- The University of Rochester Early Medical Scholars (REMS)
Thirty-four students will continue their Catholic Education at schools such as:
- Loyola Marymount
- St. John Fisher
- Le Moyne College
One student is attending Howard University, a historically Black College or University (HBCU) founded in 1867 in Washington, DC.
Members of the class earned over $25 million in merit scholarship grants, not including financial aid, with the average student earning $210K.
- One National Merit Scholarship recipient
- three National Merit Commended students
- 65 members of the Brother Adolphus National Honor Society
Nine student athletes have committed to play Division I athletics.