Bishop Dwenger High School

1300 E Washington Center Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
Tel: (260)496-4700
Grades: 9-12 | 1035 students
Saints for Life
Saints for Life
  • Bishop Dwenger High School, a Diocesan Catholic high school founded in the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, provides a faith-centered community dedicated to academic excellence, growth in the spiritual life, a Christ-centered active life outside of class, and a Christian life of service to the community.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1963
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2004

Student Body

Total Students 1035 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Bishop Dwenger High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 27 students
Number of AP Courses 8 courses
Advanced Courses Calculus, Chemistry, Literature and Language, Statistics, US History, Biology,
Average SAT score 1559
Average ACT score 24

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,500
Tuition Notes Tuition and fees vary from year to year. Please visit our website for current information,
% on Financial Aid


Total Sports Offered 20 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Paddle Tennis, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
Ice HockeyPaddle Tennis,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 43 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. ACTS Ministry, Academic Super Bowl, Adventure Club, Art Club, BD Ambassadors, Cheerleading, Dance Team (Hip Hop), Dart Club, Euell Wilson Tutors, FBLA, French Club, Habitat for Humanity, Jazz Band, Key Club, Knowledge Master, Latin Club, Liturgical Choir and Ensemble, Marching Band, NHS, Newspaper, Peer Mediators, Peer Tutors, Pep Band, Robotics Club, Rosa Mystica, Rosary Club, SADD, Saints Alive! Student Volunteers, Saints for Life, Scrabble Club, Show Choirs (3), Social Justice Club, Spanish Club, Speech Team, Spell Bowl, Spirit Club, Spiritual Book Club, Student Council, Table Tennis Club, Theater, Winter Color Guard, Winter Percussion, Yearbook ACTS Ministry, Adventure Club, Art Club, BD Ambassadors, Cheerleading, Dart Club, FBLA, French Club, Jazz Band, Key Club, Latin Club, Marching Band, NHS, Newspaper, Peer Mediators, Peer Tutors, Pep Band, Robotics Club, Rosa Mystica, Rosary Club, SADD, Scrabble Club, Spanish Club, Speech Team, Spell Bowl, Spirit Club, Theater, Yearbook, Academic Super Bowl,
Dance Team (Hip Hop),
Euell Wilson Tutors,
Habitat for Humanity,
Knowledge Master,
Liturgical Choir and Ensemble,
Saints Alive! Student Volunteers,
Saints for Life,
Show Choirs (3),
Social Justice Club,
Spiritual Book Club,
Student Council,
Table Tennis Club,
Winter Color Guard,
Winter Percussion,

School Notes

  • 97% attendance rate
  • Over 100 course offerings including many honors and AP courses and two dual credit classes
  • Outstanding Resource Room
  • Faculty and staff who go above and beyond
  • 97% of graduates go on to college or technical school
  • Four National Merit Semi-Finalists and seven Commended Students
  • Over $9.6M in scholarships offered to the Class of 2012
  • Masses, retreats, and an open chapel
  • 20 IHSAA sports, 4 club sports, and 45 clubs and service/spiritual organizations
  • State-ranked academic teams
  • New fine arts and academic wings, as well as a new guidance complex
  • Required community service hours and religious education classes
  • Tech prep classes offered through Anthis Career Center
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