Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School

DESCRIPTION OF THE SCHOOL: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School is a college preparatory school serving students in grades 7-12. The school is governed by an independent Board of Trustees.
The school provides a value-based, academically challenging, and progressive educational program on a contemporary and disciplined campus. The school welcomes students of all faiths who desire these educational values.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Year Founded 1922

Student Body

Total Students 330 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,974
Tuition Notes Domestic Student Tuition
% on Financial Aid
40%
Admissions Director Yang Liu

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FencingFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 34 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band Program, Cheerleading, Chorus Club, Class Officer Advisory Team, Classic Movie Club, Drama and Musical, Driver's Ed, Eco Club, Environmental Science Team, FBLA, Fencing, French Club, Ice hockey, Marauder Programming Club, Math Club, Mission Club, Mock Trial, Model UN, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Peer Ministry, Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Sceince, Photography Club, Pre-Med Club, Prom Planning Committee, SADD, Scholastic Quiz Team, Ski, Spanish Club, Strategy Club, Student Council, Tolkien Soceity, Yearbook, Youth Leadership Band Program, Cheerleading, Chorus Club, Driver's Ed, Eco Club, FBLA, Fencing, French Club, Ice hockey, Math Club, Mission Club, Mock Trial, Model UN, Peer Ministry, Pre-Med Club, SADD, Ski, Spanish Club, Strategy Club, Yearbook, Class Officer Advisory Team,
Classic Movie Club,
Drama and Musical,
Environmental Science Team,
Marauder Programming Club,
National Honor Society,
National Junior Honor Society,
Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Sceince,
Photography Club,
Prom Planning Committee,
Scholastic Quiz Team,
Student Council,
Tolkien Soceity,
Youth Leadership,

School Notes

  • Accelerated Pre-Advanced Preparatory Program: 7-8th grades
  • Accelerated and Regular High School Program: 9-12 grades
  • College in High School Program: Dual Enrollment Program, Student Abroad Program; Professors in Residence Program.
  • Small Class Size
  • 16 AP Classes
  • 100% College Acceptance Rate
  • 21 PIAA Sanctioned Sports
  • Over 30 Student Clubs and Organizations
  • Financial Aid Available
  • All Faiths and Ethnicities Welcomed

Profile last updated: 04/29/2016

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Great Commission Schools (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Altoona Ceantral Catholic School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Altoona Central Catholic School (0.9 miles away)
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  • Altoona
    Grades: 6-8 | 154 students
    0.9 miles
    1400 4th Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16602
    (814)944-1250
    0.96-8
    154
  • Altoona
    Grades: PK-8 | 269 students
    0.9 miles
    1400 4th Ave
    Altoona, PA 16602
    (814)943-4371
    0.9PK-8
    269
  • Altoona
    Harbor House Center Early Academics
    Daycare / Preschool (Greek Orthodox)
    Grades: PK-K | 105 students
    1.1 miles
    113 Byron Ave
    Altoona, PA 16602
    (814)942-6419
    1.1PK-K
    105
  • Altoona
    Grades: K-12 | 149 students
    1.2 miles
    1100 6th Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16602
    (814)942-9710
    1.2K-12
    149
  • Altoona
    Grades: K-12 | 26 students
    1.3 miles
    1012 8th Ave
    Altoona, PA 16602
    (814)944-3733
    1.3K-12
    26

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The average private school tuition in Pennsylvania is $7,338 for elementary schools and $13,535 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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