St. Patrick Catholic High School prides itself on academic excellence. Our students excel in a faith-based environment that educates them with the appropriate values needed for intelligent and wholesome living; enables them to acquire the skills required for success in advanced studies; and challenges them to think and to act in such a manner as to enjoy life and to help make life enjoyable for their families and friends.

St. Patrick Catholic High School, founded in 2007, is accredited by the Mississippi Department of Education and AdvancED.  St. Patrick is affiliated with the Catholic Diocese of Biloxi and is a member of the National Catholic Education Association.

Click the links below to learn more about each department and the courses offered at St. Patrick Catholic High School.


Religious Studies

Nothing is a more fundamental part of the curriculum at St. Patrick Catholic High School than an in-depth study of the Catholic faith.  The religious studies curriculum outlined by the Catholic Diocese of Biloxi covers all aspects of the Catholic faith.  Middle school religious studies courses include the study of Jesus, the prophets, the Gospels, the Sacraments, church history, and the Ten Commandments.  The high school curriculum follows the U.S. Conference of Bishops curriculum which includes faith development, the Old Testament, morality, church history, social justice, marriage and family, and the Sacraments.

Courses Taught:

  • Religious Studies 7
  • Religious Studies 8
  • Religious Studies 9
  • Religious Studies 10
  • Religious Studies 11
  • Religious Studies 12
  • Campus Ministry

Language Arts

St. Patrick students experience an intensive education in English and Language Arts. From reviewing basic grammar to writing long-form essays, from reading short stories and critically analyzing classic literature, St. Patrick’s language arts classes prepare students for college and beyond.

Courses Taught:

  • English 7
  • English 8
  • English I
  • English II
  • English III
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • English IV
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • Foundations of Journalism: Yearbook
  • Foundations of Journalism: Publicity
  • Spanish I
  • Spanish II
  • Spanish III
  • French I
  • French II
  • French III

Mathematics

Math classes at St. Patrick Catholic High School cover everything from algebra to trigonometry and geometry.

Courses Taught:

  • Math 7
  • Pre-Algebra
  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Accelerated Geometry
  • Algebra II
  • Accelerated Algebra II
  • Integrated Math III
  • Algebra III (Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus)
  • Calculus
  • AP Calculus

Science

Science classes at St. Patrick Catholic High School offer something for every student.  Our science courses prepare students for engineering and medical majors in college.

Courses Taught:

  • Science 7
  • Science 8
  • Biology I
  • Biology II
  • Human Anatomy
  • Physical Science
  • Chemistry
  • Marine Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Microbiology
  • Zoology
  • AP Chemistry
  • Physics
  • AP Biology

Social Studies

From ancient world history to United States history and world geography, St. Patrick students receive a rich overview of history and social studies.

Courses Taught:

  • Social Studies 7
  • Social Studies 8
  • World Geography
  • Mississippi Studies
  • World History
  • AP World History
  • U.S. History
  • AP U.S. History
  • U.S. Government
  • Economics
  • American Democracy
  • Psychology

Fine Arts, Physical Education, and Electives

St. Patrick Catholic High School prides itself on a variety of fine arts, physical education, and elective courses offered to students throughout their high school career.

Courses Taught:

  • Physical Education
  • Comprehensive Health
  • Beginner Band
  • Advanced Band
  • General Music
  • Art I
  • Art II
  • Art III
  • Theatre
  • Information Communication Technology I
  • Information Communication Technology II
  • Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Personal Finance