Dowling Catholic High School

Dowling Catholic High School is committed to serving the Greater Des Moines Catholic community and embracing learners of all faiths. In an environment that is faithful, caring and dedicated, Dowling Catholic forms each student to become a Christ-centered leader.

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  • Academics

    Dowling Catholic High School has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. With a curriculum designed to engage and challenge students to reach their fullest potential, our goal is to personalize the educational experience of every student.
  • Faith

    Dowling Catholic High School is a community of faith where learning, leadership, and sportsmanship are Christ-centered. The mission at Dowling Catholic is to inspire a love of learning and a respect for fellow human beings in an environment that fosters excellence in academics and spiritual development.
  • Student Life

    Dowling Catholic High School students are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities to enrich their high school experience and to positively contribute to the school culture. Extracurricular activities promote learning, development and student engagement.

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  • 60+

    Clubs & extra-curricular activities
  • 52,658

    hours of service donated by students
  • 24%

    Ethnic Diversity
  • 40%

    receive tuition assistance
  • 14-1

    student to professional staff ratio
  • 695

    students attended a retreat
  • $1M

    raised for the Annual Appeal
  • 100%

    graduation rate

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  • Dec
    12

    Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

    Please join us to celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM. Festivities begin in the Narthex and Mass will be celebrated in the Coppola Family St. Joseph Chapel beginning at 3:30 PM. A new Our Lady of Guadalupe statue, a gift from the DCHS Class of 1978, will be blessed and a procession will follow Mass. Refreshments will be served.
     
    Please RSVP here with the number of guests who will be attending.
  • Dec
    17

    Young Alumni - Professional Networking Luncheon

    Area leaders, human resource managers and Alumni from a variety of fields will provide valuable insight into specific industries, the local job market, and finding that first employment opportunity. The event will include individual introductions, round table discussions and a featured speaker.

    Questions, please contact Kimberly Bowman at kbowman@dowlingcatholic.org or 515.222.1048.
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Thank you for your interest in Dowling Catholic High School.  With a history dating back more than 100 years, we are committed to serving the Greater Des Moines Catholic community and families of all faiths. Dowling Catholic offers a faith-based curriculum which fosters excellence in academics, athletics, extra-curricular activities and the arts. Our caring community helps students become their best version.

Dowling Catholic High School

Dowling Catholic High School is committed to serving the Greater Des Moines Catholic community and embracing learners of all faiths. In an environment that is faithful, caring and dedicated, Dowling Catholic forms each student to become a Christ-centered leader.