Bishop Shanahan High School

Tel: (610)518-1300
Grades: 9-12 | 1264 students
Bishop Shanahan High School, a Catholic co-educational secondary school of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, provides its students with a strong spiritual formation, challenging academic offerings, and rich extracurricular programs.
A vibrant witness to Christian values and a commitment to academic rigor and integrity prepare all students to be critical thinkers and moral stewards in a rapidly evolving global environment.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1957

Student Body

Total Students 1264 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
52%
Number of AP Courses 17 courses
Advanced Courses AP 2D Design, AP 3D Design, AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Comparative Government and Politics, AP Drawing, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Physics, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP United States History
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseRugby,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 36 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Bowl, Ambassadors Club, Art Club, Bowling, Business Club, CSC, Chess & Game Club, Choral Ensemble, Concert Band, Forensics, French Club, Italian Club, Jazz Band, Leadership Council, Literary Magazine, Marching Band, Mathletes, Ministry Club, Mixed Chorus, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Pep Band, Photography Club, R and B Band, Respect Life, Robotics Club, SADD, School Play, Select Chorus, Spanish Club, Stage Crew, String Ensemble, Student Council, World Affairs Club, Yearbook Academic Bowl, Art Club, Bowling, Business Club, CSC, Concert Band, Forensics, French Club, Italian Club, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Mathletes, Ministry Club, Mixed Chorus, Mock Trial, Newspaper, Pep Band, R and B Band, Respect Life, Robotics Club, SADD, School Play, Select Chorus, Spanish Club, Stage Crew, Yearbook, Ambassadors Club,
Chess & Game Club,
Choral Ensemble,
Leadership Council,
Literary Magazine,
National Honor Society,
Photography Club,
String Ensemble,
Student Council,
World Affairs Club,
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