Bishop Stang High School

Tel: (508)996-5602
Grades: 9-12 | 591 students
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Immediately following the graduation ceremony, the Class of 2016 gathers for one final time on the front field to celebrate their amazing accomplishments!
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Immediately following the graduation ceremony, the Class of 2016 gathers for one final time on the front field to celebrate their amazing accomplishments!
Our Spring Musical, The Sound of Music, was a resounding success by all accounts!  Students from local Catholic elementary schools even joined our theater company to round out the Von Trapp family.
The 2016-17 Basketball Season was one of the most exciting in school history.  Our entire school community enjoyed the amazing run of the Varsity Boys Basketball Team as they captured the State Championship Title.
As a premier Catholic high school in the Diocese of Fall River, we pride ourselves on our Catholic traditions.  We also enjoy any opportunity we have to connect with our much-loved Bishop.  After celebrating mass with our school, Bishop Edgar da Cunha took a school tour with Student Ambassadors.
The Bishop Stang educational experience challenges student beyond the average curriculum.  In Dr. Butler's AP Biology class, students teamed up to design enrichment activities for animals at Buttonwood Zoo.  The elephants, seals, otters, lynx, and coyote were among the animals that enjoyed the new toys designed and built by the students.
Our innovative F.I.A.T. Service Program connects students to meaningful service opportunities and challenges them to use their God-given gifts and talents to make a difference in the world around them.
Our Fine Arts Programs provides students with educational opportunities in a variety of disciplines. Students are encouraged to showcase their musical talent in the Strings or Guitar Ensembles, Jazz Band or the a Capella Choir.  The Visual Arts Show allows students the opportunity to showcase their artisitc talents in areas such as drawing, painting, sculpture and photography.
'We're more than a school, we're a family' is something we hear over and over again in our halls because it is true.  We work hard to build this sense of community by encouraging student and faculty involvement in clubs, sports, service projects and mentoring programs.
Bishop Stang High School is a community rooted in, and dedicated to spreading the message of Jesus Christ as handed down through the teachings of the Catholic Church and the charism of the Sister of Notre Dame de Namur.
A diocesan, co-educational, college preparatory school serving a diverse student population, we are called to holistically educate our sudents to be spiritually, academically, and socially prepared to meet the demands of higher learning and of life.
Providing a disciplined yet nuturing atmosphere that combines academic excellence with Christian values, we educate our students to be people of integrity and global awareness who value a commitment to service.
Believing that personal attention leads to positive growth and achievement, Bishop Stang High School fosters close student-student and student-teacher relationships.
Placing students in academic levels commensurate to their educational backgrounds and needs helps students reach their full potential.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1959
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1996

Student Body

Total Students 591 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Bishop Stang High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size 19 students
Number of AP Courses 12 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus A/B, Calculus B/C, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature, Modern European History, Physics 2, Physics I, Psychology, Statistics, U.S. History,
Average SAT score 1687
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(khaki pants, uniform skirt, oxford shirt, tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 6 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,650
% on Financial Aid
25%
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Christine Payette
Admissions Associate Katie Quintin

Sports

Total Sports Offered 19 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DivingField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SailingSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,
Winter Track

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art & Photography Club, Business Club, Campus Ministry, Captain's Club, Forensics and Debate, Improv Troupe, Literary Magazine, Math Team, Mock Trial Team, Multicultural Club, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Open Mic Committee, Peer Mentors, Pep Band, Poetry Out Loud, Pro-Life Committee, Robotics Team, S.A.D.D. (Students Against Destructive Decisions), Stang Expedition Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Theater Company, Yearbook Club, a Capella Choir Business Club, Captain's Club, Improv Troupe, Math Team, Newspaper, Peer Mentors, Pep Band, Robotics Team, Yearbook Club, Art & Photography Club,
Campus Ministry,
Forensics and Debate,
Literary Magazine,
Mock Trial Team,
Multicultural Club,
National Honor Society,
Open Mic Committee,
Poetry Out Loud,
Pro-Life Committee,
S.A.D.D. (Students Against Destructive Decisions),
Stang Expedition Club,
Student Ambassadors,
Student Council,
Theater Company,
a Capella Choir,

School Notes

  • Bishop Stang High School is a Catholic co-educational, four-year college preparatory school in the Fall River Diocese serving students from a wide geographic area and from diverse academic, economic, ethnic and religious backgrounds.
  • As a community rooted in and dedicated to the message of Jesus Christ, as handed down to us through the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church, we are called to educate our students for global awareness and commission them to give witness to a shared vision of hope, faith, and love.
  • Bishop Stang High School prides itself on its positive, nurturing and creative environment and its challenging, flexible, and innovative curriculum.
  • Believing that personal attention leads to positive growth and achievement, Bishop Stang High School fosters close student-student and student-teacher relationships.
  • Placing students in academic levels commensurate to their educational backgrounds and needs helps students reach their full potential.
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