About ECHS

East Catholic High School offers a Catholic, college preparatory, values-based education for students of all races, creeds, and ethnic origins within an authentically Catholic, yet ecumenically sensitive community. Since its founding in 1961, the school has endeavored to educate the whole person, striving to guide students along the path of achieving academic excellence, personal growth, and social commitment. Students from more than 30 towns in the Greater Hartford and Northeast region of CT choose to attend East Catholic. East Catholic is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and the state of Connecticut. It is recognized nationally as a "Blue Ribbon School of Excellence" by the U.S. Department of Education.


  • Enrollment figure for 2013-14 is 728 students.

  • 80% of students at East participate in athletic and/or co-curricular activities.


  • 81% of teachers at East have a master's degree; 19% have 30 hours beyond the master's; two have doctorates.   

  • Support services are provided by a team of six guidance counselors, a social worker, a full-time nurse, two campus ministers, and a priest.


  • 99% of ECHS Class of 2013 graduates attend college; 92.5% attend a four-year college, 6.5% attend a two-year college.

  • 98% of ECHS Class of 2013 took the SATs.

  • One student in the Class of 2013 was a National Merit Finalist; three were recognized as National Merit Commended Students; two scored a perfect 800 on the SAT.

  • Graduates in the Class of 2013 were offered more than $12 million in college scholarships and grants.

  • Honors and/or Advanced Placement courses are offered all four years. Students may earn college credit through Advanced Placement courses. In the May 2013 Advanced Placement testing at East Catholic, 15 tests (88%) received scores of 3 or higher, of which 53 received a 4 and 45 received a 5.


  • The school has a mandatory uniform dress code that changes seasonally. Specific information on uniforms and dress code are found in the student handbook.

  • Bus transportation is available from some towns.

CALENDAR     |  full calendar
    • ThuApr17 Music Trip
    • ThuApr17 Spring Break No School Office Hours 8AM - 3 PM
    • FriApr18 Good Friday
    • FriApr18 Music Trip
    • FriApr18 Spring Break No School Offices Closed

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This site is dedicated in memory of Gerald T. Kolasinski, Jr.
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