John S Burke Catholic High School

80 Fletcher St,
Goshen, NY, 10924-0109
Tel: (845)294-5481
John S.
Burke Catholic High School opened in December 1964.
In the years that followed, Burke Catholic students, grades 8-12, were involved in a wide range of extra-curricular activities.
The Burke Broncos Spring Track team, Hawkeyes Basketball team, Wrestling, Ski and Swim teams Freshman, JV and Varsity Cheerleading squads and many intramural sports, were among the athletic pursuits of BCHS students.
Beginning in 1968 the school mascot for all sports was officially changed to the Eagle.
Photography, art, film, debate, science, foreign language and math clubs also garnered student interest.
"Not Words, but Deeds," the school motto, reflects the character of BCHS students throughout it's hundred-year history.
Concern for others and the pursuit of excellence remain hallmarks of this school.
The success of the student's is evident in the fact that 99% of BCHS graduates attend college.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 439 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 23%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade John S Burke Catholic High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Goshen Christian School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St John School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is New Beginnings Montessori (4.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Goshen St John School    
    (Roman Catholic)
    77 Murray Ave
    Goshen , NY , 10924
    (845)294-6434
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.8  mi  |  239  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Goshen
    Goshen Christian School
    (Christian)
    43 Route 17a
    Goshen , NY , 10924
    (845)294-6365
    (Christian)
    1.4  mi  |  121  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Middletown New Beginnings Montessori
    Montessori School
    33 Albert St
    Middletown , NY , 10940
    (845)342-0051
    Montessori School
    4.6  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Middletown
    St. Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    113 Cottage St
    Middletown , NY , 10940
    (845)343-3139
    (Roman Catholic)
    4.8  mi  |  171  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Washingtonville Little Harvard    
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    Po Box 692
    Washingtonville , NY , 10992
    (845)497-3212
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    4.9  mi  |  16  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG

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  • Recommended August 26, 2014 - I am interested in an administrative position and/or Chemistry/Physics since I am retiring from the NJ public school system. I live in Vernon, NJ and have taught Physics, Chemistry, Latin, English, and General Science. I have also served as a Director of Special Services and Principal at grade levels Pre-K through High School in Vernon, NJ. I am vested and do not require health benefits. - Posted by Administrator

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