Bishop Watterson High School

Tel: (614)268-8671
Grades: 9-12 | 1019 students
Bishop Watterson High School, inspired by the example of Christ, seeks to challenge and nurture the leaders of the 21st century by providing them with the religious, moral, intellectual, social, and physical skills that they will need to achieve their fullest potential as productive and successful Catholic adults. Bishop Watterson High School endeavors to educate the total person by focusing on the spiritual, intellectual and physical development of the students.
The primary goal is to produce mature, self-disciplined young men and women who have a firm commitment to essential Gospel values, a deep understanding of their rights and responsibilities as Christian citizens, the critical skills necessary to pursue successfully their post-secondary education and chosen careers, and an appreciation of their cultural heritage and artistic achievements.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported mild
Year Founded 1954

Student Body

Total Students 1019 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Bishop Watterson High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Number of AP Courses 22 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Comparative Government and Politics, AP Computer Science A, AP English Literature and Composition, AP French Language and Culture, AP Italian Language and Culture, AP Latin, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics 1, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art 2D, AP Studio Art Drawing, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History,
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(males - black uniform pants, white shirt and tie; females - uniform jumper, white shirt and knee socks)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,250
Admissions Director Deacon Chris Campbell


Total Sports Offered 19 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingField Hockey,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
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