Why Seton? 65 Reasons

  1. We're a 2017 National Blue Ribbon award winner in the Exemplary High Performing Schools category! 
  2. In the heart of Chandler for 65 years
  3. Our House system fosters a campuswide sense of community and provides leadership opportunities.  
  4. The Seton Alumni Scholarship Fund, started by the class of 1988
  5. Recently installed Stations of the Cross in the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Chapel  
  6. The ONLY Catholic college-prep high school in the East Valley
  7. Chandler Chamber of Commerce's 2018 "Medium Business of the Year"  
  8. Opportunity abounds!
  9. Graduates earn millions in scholarships annually
  10. Small class size—average is 20 students
  11. Mandarin, French and Spanish spoken here 
  12. Football, girls’ basketball, volleyball, swim and dive, and softball state titles 
  13. Spiritual gift No. 1: Courage
  14. Financial assistance available 
  15. Spirit Store/SCRIP: one-stop shopping for gift cards and Seton apparel
  16. Want to go to Notre Dame, Marquette, Gonzaga, or Creighton? Start at Seton. 
  17. Competitive Advanced Placement courses 
  18. Alumni Hall of Fame 
  19. Seton students perform a minimum of 100 community service hours 
  20. Accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools 
  21. SAT scores top Arizona’s and national averages.
  22. Nationally recognized Fine Arts: Your passion lives here
  23. Chandler Police-certified "Safe Campus"
  24. Spiritual gift No. 2: Determination
  25. Once a Sentinel, always a Sentinel!
  26. Our patroness, Elizabeth Ann Seton: first U.S.-born saint and pioneer in parochial education.
  27. Seton hosts Unified Field Day for students with disabilities 
  28. ACT scores top Arizona’s and national averages.
  29. Leadership is fostered on the court and in the classroom.
  30. We're building international bridges through Sister Schools Connection.
  31. Christian service south of the border   
  32. Our grads are familiar faces at Barrett, the Honors College at ASU. 
  33. College planning begins your freshman year.
  34. The Jesuit Excellence Tour (JET) stops here!
  35. State-of-the-art Fine Arts Building and chapel—more to come!
  36. Fine Arts Nights!
  37. Multiple graduates in military academies (five accepted from class of 2016)   
  38. Loqueris Latine?
  39. We’re adding new AIA-sanctioned sports and activities. 
  40. Students and alumni recognized for their community service. 
  41. Renowned, award-winning athletic coaches
  42. 30+ clubs!
  43. Spiritual gift No. 3: Faith
  44. Amazing summer sports and music camps for ages 7 to 17!
  45. Academic Decathlon team takes state, competes nationally
  46. Campus ministry programs and retreats feed the soul.
  47. Robotics rocks—and competes nationally.
  48. Competitive Honors program
  49. A caring, supportive and welcoming community 
  50. Faculty and staff feel valued by Seton parents. 
  51. State-of-the-art track and field
  52. A new baseball field scoreboard
  53. Annual Sentinel Classic 3 on 3 Basketball Tourney!
  54. Generations of families have gone here.
  55. Past recipient of the UA University Cup Award
  56. We’re building a premier Engineering Program.
  57. Caring teachers are subject-area experts.
  58. Academic excellence is our mission.
  59. 15% of faculty is Seton alumni.
  60. Spiritual gift No. 4: Love
  61. Shadow Days are a chance to experience Seton.
  62. Committed to the idea that all students deserve the Seton Expertience!
  63. Educational Speaker Series
  64. We honor our veterans with the annual "Salute to Veterans" Rosary and Flag-raising ceremony. 
  65. Local media have taken note of our accomplishments: just visit our digital newsroom.