A. McCarthy High School is a Roman Catholic co-educational school

A Brief Introduction to Our Approach Toward Education

Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy High School is a Roman Catholic co-educational school of the Archdiocese of Miami, following the tradition of Catholic youth formation and the motto of the school’s namesake, “Manere in Dilectione Christi” – “To abide in the love of Christ.” It is the school’s sacred trust to provide a varied program of religious experiences, educational offerings, athletic programs, social and cultural opportunities, and community service encounters that will provide a foundation upon which the individual recognizes one’s personal relationship with community and Church.

Archbishop McCarthy High School is Owned and Operated by the Archdiocese of Miami

Accredited by: Cognia


Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy High School is dedicated to the formation of tomorrow’s leaders through a Roman Catholic experience that provides excellence in Atmosphere, Academics, Activities, the Arts, and Athletics.


Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy High School’s vision is to be one of the most innovative, influential, and accomplished Roman Catholic schools in the nation.


To educate students in sound Roman Catholic doctrine so they can relate their personal world as children of God with their duties as participatory members of their Church, country, and community.

To invite students to develop a personal relationship with Jesus Christ through instruction in their faith and participation in liturgical, para-liturgical, service, and sacramental experiences.

To emphasize healthy respect for self, all life, the family, the school, the community, and the environment by emphasizing Catholicism as a mode of living.

To offer a curricular program that meets the spiritual, cultural, and intellectual needs of a diverse community and challenges them to their highest potential.

To instill in students an appreciation for the value of the process of lifelong learning by developing the skills necessary to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, inquire and think critically as well as to listen, speak, write and remember effectively.