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Northwest Catholic High School

Northwest Catholic High School
29 Wampanoag Drive


United States
Coordinates41°47′58″N 72°45′9″W / 41.79944°N 72.75250°W / 41.79944; -72.75250
Other nameNWC
TypePrivate high school
MottoLatin: In lumine tuo videbimus lumen
(In Your light we shall see light)
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
Established1961 (63 years ago) (1961)
OversightRoman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford
CEEB code070896
NCES School ID00230293[1]
Head of schoolMichael J. Dolan [2]
Teaching staff44.5 (on an FTE basis)[1]
Enrollment490 (2021-2022)[1]
Student to teacher ratio11.8[1]
Color(s)Green and white
Athletics conferenceCentral Connecticut Conference
NewspaperNorthwest Passages
YearbookNOWECA (derived from NOrthWEstCAtholic)

Northwest Catholic High School (NWC) is a private, Roman Catholic, co-educational high school in West Hartford, Connecticut, United States. It was established in 1961[5] and is located in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford.

Notable alumni

This article's list of alumni may not follow Wikipedia's verifiability policy. Please improve this article by removing names that do not have independent reliable sources showing they merit inclusion in this article AND are alumni, or by incorporating the relevant publications into the body of the article through appropriate citations. (July 2022)


CIAC State Championships

Team Year
Boys Outdoor Track 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 2010, 2012, 2016
Girls Outdoor Track 1976, 1989, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2006, 2017
Boys Basketball 1972, 1973, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003
Girls Basketball 1988, 1996, 1999, 2023, 2024
Golf 1996, 2000, 2008, 2010, 2012
Girls Soccer 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013
Boys Cross Country 1976, 1984, 1985
Girls Tennis 2014, 2015
Boys Indoor Track 1981, 2012
Boys Soccer 2002
Girls Cross Country 1987
Girls Indoor Track 1995
Baseball 2015
Girls Lacrosse 2012
Softball 1981



  1. ^ a b c d "Search for Private Schools – School Detail for NORTHWEST CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved October 16, 2019.
  2. ^ "Welcome to NWC". Northwest Catholic High School. Retrieved January 12, 2021.
  3. ^ "Northwest Catholic High School Takes Pride In New Team Name and Mascot". Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  4. ^ NEASC-CIS. "NEASC-Commission on Independent Schools". Archived from the original on 2009-06-16. Retrieved 2009-07-28.
  5. ^ "Our History". Northwest Catholic High School. Retrieved October 16, 2019.
  6. ^ "CIAC Sports Champions Database Search". CIAC. Retrieved July 8, 2023.
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