Cardinal Spellman High School is dedicated to providing opportunities for our students to maximize their potential within a Catholic environment. A Spellman education strives to prepare our young men and women to achieve academic success, to embrace Gospel values, to respect themselves and others and to be of service to their community, to their Church and to the world. 


  • A co-educational Independent Catholic High School 
  • Founded in 1958 by Richard Cardinal Cushing, Archbishop of Boston.  
  • Situated on a forty-two acre campus on the residential east side of Brockton. 
  • College Preparatory Program with honors and advanced placement courses. 
  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. 
  • Affiliated with the National Catholic Education association, the College Board and CASE 

Student Body 

The current enrollment consists of over 600 young men and women from more than 40 surrounding cities and towns. Cardinal Spellman does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin in the administering of its educational policies . 

Faculty and Staff 

Over seventy dedicated men and women serve as faculty, staff and administrators.  Most have Masters degrees and several hold double Masters. 

Traditionally, over 98% of Cardinal Spellman's graduates enroll in colleges and universities throughout the country.  A large percentage of these alums pursue graduate studies.   


  • The city of Brockton provides free school bus transportation for city residents. 
  • Spellman is on the BAT line with a bus stop directly opposite the school. 
  • The school will also assist in arranging car pools for interested families. 
  • Transportation will also be available for Old Colony train commuters.