Bishop Ireton High School

201 Cambridge Road
Alexandria, VA 22314-0223
Tel: (703)751-7606
Grades: 9-12 | 785 students
Bishop Ireton is a Catholic coeducational college preparatory high school founded and by and affiliated with the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales.
In the Catholic tradition and in the spirit of St. Francis de Sales, Bishop Ireton High School is a college preparatory high school that promotes spiritual, intellectual, creative, scientific, technological, social and physical development.
As a Salesian community of learning, Bishop Ireton challenges students to recognize and respect the multicultural diversity within our global society.
In addition, the school fosters Christian ethics, religious values and community service.
A Bishop Ireton education teaches students to think critically and develops the whole person to meet present and future challenges and opportunities.
Bishop Ireton High School accomplishes its mission by developing within each student the following: deepened faith in order to encourage a loving commitment to God and the Catholic Church; spiritual and moral values; desire for life-long learning; pursuit of academic excellence in all disciplines; appreciation of the fine and creative arts; understanding of our multi-cultural heritage to appreciate and respect individual differences; knowledge and application of technological innovations for the benefit of humanity; and pursuit of physical fitness and a knowledge of mental and physical health as a life-long goal.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1964

Student Body

Total Students 785 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
36%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
69%
Average Class Size 24 students
Number of AP Courses 15 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1741
Average ACT score 25

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 27 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,900
Tuition Notes tuiton range $12,900-$17,711 depending on religion
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,600
Acceptance Rate
87%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Peter Hamer
Admissions Associate Lisa Obregon

Sports

Total Sports Offered 19 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
DivingField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Water PoloWinter Track,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. BI Ambassadors, Campus Ministry Team, Choir, Civil Air Patrol, Drama Club, Model UN, Symphonic Wind Ensemble BI Ambassadors, Choir, Drama Club, Model UN, Campus Ministry Team,
Civil Air Patrol,
Symphonic Wind Ensemble,

School Notes

  • Bishop Ireton is a Catholic coeducational college preparatory high school founded and conducted by the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales. the Catholic tradition and in the spirit of St. Francis de Sales, Bishop Ireton High School is a college preparatory high school that promotes spiritual, intellectual, creative, scientific, technological, social and physical development. As a Salesian community of learning, Bishop Ireton challenges students to recognize and respect the multicultural diversity within our global society. In addition, the school fosters Christian ethics, religious values and community service. A Bishop Ireton education teaches students to think critically and develops the whole person to meet present and future challenges and opportunities. Bishop Ireton High School accomplishes its mission by developing within each student the following: deepened faith in order to encourage a loving commitment to God and the Catholic Church; spiritual and moral values; desire for life-long learning; pursuit of academic excellence in all disciplines; appreciation of the fine and creative arts; understanding of our multi-cultural heritage to appreciate and respect individual differences; knowledge and application of technological innovations for the benefit of humanity; and pursuit of physical fitness and a knowledge of mental and physical health as a life-long goal.

Profile last updated: 03/26/2016

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