A Catholic, college preparatory high school located in beautiful Sonoma County.


In The News


$1,255,450 in financial aid for SY22-23

Cardinal Newman High School awarded $1,255,450 in financial aid for the 2022-23 school year. The amount of aid each year fluctuates with total enrollment numbers but always falls short of meeting the need for all who qualify for assistance. We understand and appreciate the sacrifices and prioritization families make to ensure their children receive a quality, Catholic education. It fuels our passion and motivation to honor these families by meeting their children's needs. Creating a warm, caring environment grounded in the Catholic faith provides a unique learning environment where the whole student can develop.

We are blessed to have many Alumni return as faculty as a means of giving this gift of compassion and support to future generations of Cardinal Newman students. In this way, the Cardinal Newman family is always expanding and supporting one another. The financial aid we award each year is made possible by this spirit of support and giving back so that the next generation can succeed and thrive. We are overflowing with gratitude for all in the community who support our mission, support our students, and actively shape future generations.

Tuition covers 85% of cost

Tuition at any privately-funded school is always a significant investment for families. Enriching your child's life with a quality, private education requires prioritization, commitment, and often, sacrifice for families. At Cardinal Newman, we strive to keep tuition as low as possible to make our school available to as many families as we can. We do this by being conservative fiscal stewards of all funds received, by setting tuition rates at 85% of the actual cost, and through the help of a generous community committed to the spirit of supporting our mission. A Catholic education has never been cheap, but we believe it has always been worth the investment. A quality, Catholic education not only prepares a young person for college, it prepares them for a happy and fulfilling life. A life filled with gratitude, compassion for one's self and others, empathy, confidence, and resiliency. The art and science of being human, rooted and developed through the Catholic faith, create the unique student experience at Cardinal Newman. Graduates transition into adulthood as part of a larger family of alumni that is forever expanding. We are grateful for all who support our mission and students.

Thirty-six percent of students receive financial aid

Part of our mission at Cardinal Newman is to ensure a quality Catholic education is available for all families who desire this for their children. Each year, our Board of Trustees approves an operating budget that sets tuition rates below the actual cost of educating our students. This is done to make our school as affordable as possible. In addition, nearly 40% of our families receive tuition assistance. In the current school year, $1,255,450 of tuition assistance was awarded. Tuition assistance and the deficit from tuition and actual costs are funded by generous gifts and pledges from the Cardinal Newman community. It is with enormous gratitude that we thank our donors and benefactors for supporting our mission to provide a Catholic education for our students. A Cardinal Newman education is the Christian spirit of giving and supporting in action.

A few good "signs"

As the campus of Cardinal Newman is redeveloped, a few important "signs" of progress have been achieved. The original Cardinal Newman High School sign, which survived the fire, has been reinstalled. Additionally, the Baldocchi Scholarship memorial, heavily damaged by the fire, has been restored and reinstalled. Landscaping around both structures continue, but faculty, staff, alumni, and students have all noticed and appreciated the return of these iconic landmarks. Our many blessings continue.

From the Page to the Stage: Apr. 28th & 29th

The Cardinal Newman Dance troupe has announced its Spring Dance, From the Page to the Stage, on April 28 and 29 at the Sonoma County Day School's Jackson Theater. Performances start each night at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now by visiting the Arts Events section of our website, and at the door the night of the show. Fifty-eight percent of Cardinal Newman students are engaged in the Arts, please attend and celebrate these wonderful artists in a contemporary dance show inspired by fictional stories, fairytales, and myths.