Bishop Mc Guinness High School

1725 Nc Highway 66 S
Kernersville, NC 27284-0272
Tel: (336)564-1010
Grades: 9-12 | 516 students
Bishop is a college prep, co-educational Catholic high school operating under the direction of the Diocese of Charlotte.
We embrace the diversity of our student body and invite students of all faiths, ethnic and social and economic backgrounds to attend our school.
We strive for a level of diversity in its population which prepares students in a values-centered environment which speaks to the best in Catholic education.
At Bishop McGuinness, we take academics very seriously.
We focus on helping each student excel in learning and prepare for future academic success.
Courses are offered at different levels to fit different needs, interests and capabilities.
Our professional staff offers guidance and advice to help students understand course options and select the most suitable program.

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
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported yes
Year Founded 1959

Student Body

Total Students 516 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 17 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1735
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(collar shirt w/school name/khaki pants/loafers/tennis shoes)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,500
Tuition Notes Cath. tuition/books/fees - approx $9800 Other Faith - tuition/books/fees - approx $14000
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,000
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kim Knox

Sports

Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FencingFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter TrackWrestling,

School Notes

  • Bishop is a college prep, co-educational Catholic high school operating under the direction of the Diocese of Charlotte. We embrace the diversity of our student body and invite students of all faiths, ethnic and social and economic backgrounds to attend our school. We strive for a level of diversity in its population which prepares students in a values-centered environment which speaks to the best in Catholic education. At Bishop McGuinness, we take academics very seriously. We focus on helping each student excel in learning and prepare for future academic success. Courses are offered at different levels to fit different needs, interests and capabilities. Our professional staff offers guidance and advice to help students understand course options and select the most suitable program.

Profile last updated: 08/23/2015

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