Yap Catholic High School

Yap Catholic High School
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Education in the Service of God and Others
TypePrivate university-preparatory school
Religious affiliation(s)Catholic Latin Rite Jesuit
Established2011; 11 years ago (2011)
DirectorRev Rich McAuliff SJ
PrincipalMichael Wiencek
ChaplainRev Tom Frink SJ
GradesUpper Secondary (4 years; 8 semesters)
Campus22 acres (89,000 m2)
AccreditationFSM Department of Education, Level 4 accreditation

Yap Catholic High School, also referred to as YCHS, is a private, four-year, Catholic, Jesuit university preparatory school serving young men and women in the State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia. YCHS was established in 2011 and operated by the USA East Province of the Society of Jesus. YCHS is located in Lamer Village, Rull Municipality, State of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia. Its campus has 8.9 hectares (22 acres) of space.[1]

As a relatively young university preparatory school, a large percentage of YCHS alumni are currently studying in universities either within in the FSM or overseas. Countries where the alumni are currently studying include the FSM, Japan, the United States including its Pacific territory of Guam, and the Philippines.

Academic curriculum

As a university preparatory school, YCHS had developed an academic curriculum that is able to equip its students for university entrance and career as well as prepare students in terms of their spiritual formation in the Catholic faith. For four years, all students are required to take courses in the Catholic religion, mathematics, science, English language arts, social studies andliterature.[2]

Additional courses also offered at YCHS include supplemental math review, algebra review, silent reading, physical education, art, student skill building, computer literacy, health, SAT preparation and college counseling.[3]

Students at YCHS take the SAT offered by the College Board as the university entrance examination of choice.


The YCHS monthly tuition rate is $70 with the full-year tuition rate, which includes the Summer Session tuition, as $700. However, YCHS does offer financial assistance options to students and families in need.

See also


  1. ^ "ABOUT YCHS." Yap Catholic High School. Retrieved on February 22, 2018.
  2. ^ "Yap Catholic High School". Yap Catholic High School. Retrieved 2022-01-05.
  3. ^ "Yap Catholic High School". Yap Catholic High School. Retrieved 2022-01-05.

External links

  • Yap Catholic High School

Coordinates: 9°29′30″N 138°04′27″E / 9.4916°N 138.0743°E / 9.4916; 138.0743

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