Bishop Connolly High School

373 Elsbree Street,
Fall River, MA, 02720-0272
     Tel: (508)676-1071
Grades: 9 - 12 | 293 students
At Bishop Connolly High School, we believe that a mission-driven, standards-based curriculum, rooted in the teachings of Jesus Christ, facilitates academic, spiritual, physical, cultural and social growth among students; ongoing professional development in the spiritual, academic and pedagogical domains cultivate a more skilled and nurturing faculty; all students can come to know and have a personal experience with Jesus Christ and the Catholic Church; all students can learn provided they are given the appropriate contextual support.
Critical thinking can be taught and nurtured.
Students learn best in an environment that is safe, secure and accountable; Catholic, holistic approach to education facilitates the development of life-long learners who become leaders in the secular world; and families are a vital component of the school community.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1967

Student Body

Total Students 293 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 6%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Bishop Connolly High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 32%
Average Class Size 17 students
Number of AP Courses 10 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,550
Tuition Notes FACTS emrollment required (monthly withdrawl system)
% on Financial Aid 43%
Average Financial Aid Grant $500
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Anthony C. Ciampanelli


Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Field HockeyFootball,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Bishop Connolly Film Club, Campus Ministry, Food Pantry, Forensic Club, Habitat for Humanity, Language Honor Society, Liturgical Ensemble, Math Team, Mock Trial/Debate, Molecular Model Club, National Honor Society, Philosophy Club, Pro-Life Club, ROV Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Theater Club, Van Goch Club Food Pantry, Forensic Club, Math Team, Pro-Life Club, ROV Club, Theater Club, Van Goch Club, Bishop Connolly Film Club,
Campus Ministry,
Habitat for Humanity,
Language Honor Society,
Liturgical Ensemble,
Mock Trial/Debate,
Molecular Model Club,
National Honor Society,
Philosophy Club,
Student Ambassadors,
Student Council,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St Vincent School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holy Name School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Holy Name School (0.7 miles away)
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  • Fall RiverHoly Name School
      (Roman Catholic)
    850 Pearce St
    Fall RiverMA02720
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.7 mi | 213 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Fall RiverSeton Academy- (CLOSED)
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    1262 N. High St.
    Fall RiverMA02720
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    1.1 mi | 39 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Fall RiverSt. Michael School
      (Roman Catholic)
    209 Essex St
    Fall RiverMA02720
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.2 mi | 177 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Fall RiverAntioch School
    618 Rock Street
    Fall RiverMA02720
    1.3 mi | 55 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Fall RiverSt Vincent School
    Special Education School  (Roman Catholic)
    2425 Highland Ave
    Fall RiverMA02720
    Special Education School  (Roman Catholic)
    1.4 mi | 43 students | Gr. 7-12                      

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