WHY Archbishop Murphy High school?

Located at the intersection of Everett, Mill Creek, and Snohomish, Archbishop Murphy High School provides its students a challenging, supportive environment while offering a rigorous array of courses and academic offerings. AMHS is the only Catholic high school from north Seattle to Canada.


Archbishop Murphy High School BY THE NUMBERS

  • 17 Avg Class Size
  • 19 State Academic Titles
  • 1:11 Faculty/Staff Ratio
  • 100% Graduation Rate
  • 100% College Acceptance
  • 14 AP Classes Offered
  • 11 College Credit Classes Offered (Not Including AP Classes)


Archbishop Murphy High School is the highest achieving high school in Snohomish County when examining National test scores such as the SAT, ACT, and AP (Advanced Placement).


Over 70% of our acclaimed faculty have a masters degree or doctorate in their area of study.


At AMHS, students are able to experience excellent co-curriculars including over 20 sports and 30 clubs.


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AMHS works with many universities and colleges in the area so students can earn college credit while still in high school. Our college partners include University of Washington, Seattle University and Everett Community College.


Over the last thirty years, AMHS has provided a faith-based college preparatory education that has afforded our graduates the opportunity to attend some of the most prestigious colleges and universities. We guide our students to become strong leaders who are focused on serving their community and world.

Archbishop Murphy High School offers extensive course options, spirited athletics, and diverse opportunities for clubs and other co-curricular activities. Our students pride themselves on success. The value of an education is not only measured by the end result, but by what is learned each step of the way. It is a journey and at AMHS we support our students unconditionally throughout that journey.

As an AMHS graduate, I can tell you firsthand how proud we are of our school and would like to show you why. Please share your information with us so we can contact you and answer any questions you may have. We’d also love to set up a personal campus tour for your family or a Shadow Visit Day for your student.

If you are interested in starting the application process, please click here and create an account.

I look forward to meeting your family and answering your questions.

In Christ,

Jana (Zitnik) James ‘05
Director of Admissions