Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School

500 19th Street,
Brooklyn, NY, 11215-0112
Tel: (718)360-2510
Grades: 9 - 12 | 824 students
The goal of our school is to educate, to prepare for the future - these are the goals of our administration, faculty and staff.
In this quest we are united in common bonds: faith in God as expressed in the Roman Catholic tradition, respect for nation, and love - love of knowledge, love of God, love of others and love of self.
We seek to provide spiritual, educational, and social opportunities which coincide with the threefold aim of Catholic education as defined in the Bishops' pastoral, "To Teach as Jesus Did."

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other religious school association(s)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1962

Student Body

Total Students 824 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 79%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 27 students
Number of AP Courses 8 courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform; polo shirt; uniform pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,350
Tuition Notes Total cost includes two fees: $400.00 general suplly fee; $200.00 student activity fee; additional $200.00 graduation fee--Seniors only
Admissions Director Frank V. Brancato

Sports

Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Student Council, National Honor Society, Chess Club, Writers' Workshop, Drama Club, Tech Crew, Campus Ministry, Film Workshop, Video Game Club, Newspaper, Yearbook, Video Yearbook, Communion and Liberation, Martial Arts, Intramurals, Band, Glee Club, Danc Chess Club, Drama Club, Tech Crew, Film Workshop, Newspaper, Yearbook, Martial Arts, Intramurals, Band, Glee Club, Danc, Student Council,
National Honor Society,
Writers' Workshop,
Campus Ministry,
Video Game Club,
Video Yearbook,
Communion and Liberation,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is International Christian School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is International Christian School (0.7 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  |Preschools Preschools  |Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Brooklyn St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    241 Prospect Park W
    Brooklyn , NY , 11215
    (718)768-7629
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.2  mi  |  341  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Brooklyn
    Immaculate Heart Of Mary
    (Roman Catholic)
    3002 Ft Hamilton Parkway
    Brooklyn , NY , 11218
    (718)438-7373
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.6  mi  |  209  students  |  Gr.  NS-8
  • Brooklyn
    Avalon Childcare Fifth Avenue
    Alternative School
    552 5th Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11215
    (718)768-4300
    Alternative School
    0.7  mi  |  78  students  |  Gr.  KG-1
  • Brooklyn
    International Christian School
    (Baptist)
    312 Coney Island Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11218
    (718)436-8924
    (Baptist)
    0.7  mi  |  166  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Brooklyn
    Saint Saviour Catholic Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    701 8th Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11215
    (718)768-8000
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.8  mi  |  352  students  |  Gr.  K-9

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
 Why Did You Select That School?
Why Did You Select That School?
"Because I heard it is a good school." That may well be, but there are some other factors in the private school selection process we need to consider.
Elements of a Successful YouTube Channel
Running a small to medium sized private school? Can't afford marketing staff and expensive marketing programs? Read on.
Getting Involved With Your Child's School
Getting involved with your child's school benefits both you and the school. It's a win-win for all concerned.
Request Information
I am a: Parent   Student  
Email:
Parent or guardian name:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Male   Female  
Currently grade:
Seeking entry grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Public   Private   Parochial  
Applying for financial aid?:
Yes   No   Don't Know  

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!