About Us

Established in 1889, Roanoke Catholic is a regional Catholic school under the auspices of the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, Office of Catholic Schools. A co-educational, college preparatory school located in Roanoke, Virginia, the student body is composed of young men and women from varied socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds who reflect the diversity of the greater Roanoke Valley.

401 Total Enrollment for 2023-24

67% Caucasian | 13% Hispanic | 7% African-American | 7% Multiracial | 5% Asian | 1% Other


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$3+ Million

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Vision & Mission

Vision Statement
Roanoke Catholic School is dedicated to excellence in education and to the spiritual development of youth within the framework of the Gospel and the tradition of the Catholic Church. We strive to instill in our students a lifelong commitment to learning, to Christian values, and to community service. We are dedicated to achieving these goals in a supportive Christian community. Our fundamental task is the education of the whole person, blending learning with faith and faith with daily life.

Mission Statement
The fundamental task of Roanoke Catholic School is the education of the whole person, blending learning with faith and faith with daily life.


Roanoke Catholic School, a regional school of the Diocese of Richmond, is accredited by Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA), a worldwide leader in accreditation and school improvement. For over 130 years, Middle States has been helping school leaders establish and reach their goals, develop strategic plans, promote staff development, and advance student achievement. Hundreds of faith-based schools seek out MSA accreditation because MSA supports and recognizes the importance of having schools fulfill their missions under their specialized faith-based traditions and values.