Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School

Tel: (718)360-2510
Grades: 9-12 | 771 students
The goal of our school is to educate, to prepare for the future - these are the goals of our administration, faculty and staff.
In this quest we are united in common bonds: faith in God as expressed in the Roman Catholic tradition, respect for nation, and love - love of knowledge, love of God, love of others and love of self.
We seek to provide spiritual, educational, and social opportunities which coincide with the threefold aim of Catholic education as defined in the Bishops' pastoral, "To Teach as Jesus Did.".

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1962

Student Body

Total Students 771 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size 27 students
Number of AP Courses 8 courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform; polo shirt; uniform pants)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $8,350

Sports

Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Student Council, National Honor Society, Chess Club, Writers' Workshop, Drama Club, Tech Crew, Campus Ministry, Film Workshop, Video Game Club, Newspaper, Yearbook, Video Yearbook, Communion and Liberation, Martial Arts, Intramurals, Band, Glee Club, Danc Chess Club, Drama Club, Tech Crew, Film Workshop, Newspaper, Yearbook, Martial Arts, Intramurals, Band, Glee Club, Danc, Student Council,
National Honor Society,
Writers' Workshop,
Campus Ministry,
Video Game Club,
Video Yearbook,
Communion and Liberation,

School Notes

  • The goal of our school is to educate, to prepare for the future - these are the goals of our administration, faculty and staff. In this quest we are united in common bonds: faith in God as expressed in the Roman Catholic tradition, respect for nation, and love - love of knowledge, love of God, love of others and love of self. We seek to provide spiritual, educational, and social opportunities which coincide with the threefold aim of Catholic education as defined in the Bishops' pastoral, "To Teach as Jesus Did."

Profile last updated: 08/24/2015

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