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)
Other religious school association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
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.: 28%
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 Immaculate Heart Of Mary (0.6 miles away)
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