Hayden Catholic High School is a Roman Catholic high school within the Archdiocese of Kansas City, Kansas under the jurisdiction of Archbishop Joseph Naumann, the management of a Board of Trustees, and the leadership of President Shelly Buhler and Principal James Sandstrom.

Hayden Catholic High School is proud to partner with Topeka Catholic parishes in the education of their students. For more information on/or about a Topeka Catholic school please click on their name below or visit the Topeka Catholic Schools website at


Christ the King

Pastor | Fr. Matthew Schiffelbein

Principal | Ms. Relynn Reynoso


Holy Family

Pastor | Fr. Tim Haberkorn - Sacred Heart / St. Joseph

Pastor | Fr. Raymond May - Our Lady of Guadalupe

Principal | Mr. Travis Lamb


Mater Dei

Pastor | Fr. John Pilcher

Principal | Mrs. Andrea Hillebert


Most Pure Heart of Mary

Pastor | Fr. Nathan Haverland

Principal | Mr. Eric White


St. Matthew 

Pastor | Fr. John Torrez

Principal | Mrs. Theresa Lein


Hayden Catholic High School also accepts students from Catholic schools in Lawrence, Kansas.

There is currently, complimentary transportation from Lawrence to Hayden. To find out more about transportation from Lawrence please contact Sheri Cafer, Director of Admissions, at or 785-272- 5210. For information about these schools please click on their name below.

Corpus Christi

Pastor | Fr. Jerry Volz

Principal | Mrs. Kirsten Wondra


St. John the Evangelist

Pastor | Fr. John Cousins, O.F.M. Cap.

Principal | Mr. Chris Reffett


Hayden Catholic High School does accept students coming from non-Catholic schools. The school enrolls a variety of students coming from public middle schools across the region as well as private schools like Topeka Collegiate and Cair Paravel.