Bishop Ward High School

Tel: (913)371-1201
Grades: 9-12 | 330 students
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The mission of Bishop Ward High School is to provide a quality Catholic education that nurtures the body, mind, and soul of each student.
Ward is the first high school in Kansas and the first Catholic school nationwide to be selected as an AOF school by the prestigious National Academy Foundation.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1908

Student Body

Total Students 330 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
56%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Bishop Ward High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(khaki pants and uniform shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 20
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,300
Tuition Notes Scholarships and financial aid available!
Admissions Director Karina Martinez

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academy of Finance, Debate and Forensics, Drama Club, Junior Police Academy, Pep Club, Robotics Drama Club, Pep Club, Robotics, Academy of Finance,
Debate and Forensics,
Junior Police Academy,

School Notes:

  • Bishop Ward is a Catholic, college preparatory high school serving students who want to be challenged academically and spiritually and who have their sights set firmly on attending college.Since 1908, Bishop Ward has been proud to provide a "quality, Catholic, college preparatory education that nurtures the body, mind, and soul of each student."Whether it's the renovation of the football field, the business community support for our Academy of Finance program, or the complete renovation of the St. Albert the Great Chemistry Room every improvement marks a step toward a bright future for Bishop Ward High School and toward continuing the Bishop Ward Legacy and Tradition.Bishop Ward is proud to make the claim, "This is Cyclone Country!"And even more proud to continue the march toward our second century of educating many of the brightest and best students in Wyandotte County.

Profile last updated: 01/29/2016

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Cristo Rey Kansas City (4.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Resurrection Catholic School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Pleasant Green Community School (1.8 miles away)
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  • Kansas City
    Grades: K-9 | 245 students
    0.3 miles
    425 N 15th St
    Kansas City, KS 66102
    (913)371-8101
    0.3K-9
    245
  • Kansas City
    V Lindsay Sda School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-9 | 49 students
    1.3 miles
    3310 Garfield Ave
    Kansas City, KS 66104
    (913)342-4435
    1.3K-9
    49
  • Kansas City
    Kiddie Kollege Primary
    (African Methodist Episcopal)
    Grades: KG-1 | 17 students
    1.7 miles
    2400 Maxine Williams Dr
    Kansas City, KS 66101
    (913)371-1739
    1.7KG-1
    17
  • Kansas City
    Grades: PK-3 | 30 students
    1.8 miles
    340 David L Gray Drive
    Kansas City, KS 66101
    (913)371-5393
    1.8PK-3
    30
  • Kansas City
    Grades: K-9 | 301 students
    3.5 miles
    3027 N 54th St
    Kansas City, KS 66104
    (913)287-8883
    3.5K-9
    301

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