Bishop Heelan Catholic High School

Tel: (712)252-0573
Grades: 9-12 | 531 students
A history rich in PRIDE started on September 15, 1949 when the doors to the first coed Catholic high school in the Diocese of Sioux City.
Bishop Heelan has given over 12,000 students an education based on faith, knowledge, values and service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1949

Student Body

Total Students 531 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 12%
Students by Grade Bishop Heelan Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,375
Tuition Notes Tuition is based on a percentage of a family�s income or the actual cost to educate per student ($6,375 for 9-12), whichever is the lowest. The limit is 7% of Adjusted Gross Income (AGI), except for families with one student and an AGI below $60,000, th
Admissions Director Tom Betz


Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Drill TeamFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 24 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. AWARE, Bel Canto Chorus, Best Buddies, CYO, Chorale, Crusader Choir, Crusader Chronicle-Newspaper, Debate, Freshman Women Chorus, Jazz Band, Knights of the Alter, Life Core, Marching Band, Miracle Makers, Mission Club, Mixed Chorus, National Honor Society, Science Club, Shield-Yearbook, Sound & Light Crew, Speech, Student Council, Students for Life, Theatre AWARE, Best Buddies, CYO, Chorale, Crusader Choir, Debate, Jazz Band, Life Core, Marching Band, Miracle Makers, Mission Club, Mixed Chorus, Science Club, Speech, Theatre, Bel Canto Chorus,
Crusader Chronicle-Newspaper,
Freshman Women Chorus,
Knights of the Alter,
National Honor Society,
Sound & Light Crew,
Student Council,
Students for Life,

School Notes

  • 90% of Bishop Heelan graduates go on to attend college or university
  • Average ACT Score is 23.5
  • Over 90% of student body is involved in extra curricular activities
  • Profile last updated: 09/15/2015

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Boys & Girls Home Family Services (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Pauls Lutheran School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Michael School (1.7 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sioux City
    St. Pauls Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: K-5 | 68 students
    0.5 miles
    614 Jennings St
    Sioux City, IA 51101
  • Sioux City
    Grades: 3-12 | 108 students
    0.9 miles
    2101 Court St
    Sioux City, IA 51104
  • Sioux City
    Grades: 3-8 | 289 students
    1.5 miles
    3030 Jackson St
    Sioux City, IA 51104
  • South Sioux City
    St Michael School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 178 students
    1.7 miles
    1315 1st Ave
    South Sioux City, NE 68776
  • Sioux City
    Aspenwood Christian School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-8 | 14 students
    2.3 miles
    3636 Aspenwood St
    Sioux City, IA 51104

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