Bishop Watterson High School

99 E Cooke Road,
Columbus, OH, 43214-0432
     Tel: (614)268-8671
Grades: 9 - 12 | 1178 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, aesthetic, 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, aesthetic 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
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported mild
Year Founded 1954

Student Body

Total Students 1178 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 5%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 70%
Number of AP Courses 15 courses
Advanced Courses AP Statistics  
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

Sports

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,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Tree Of Life Christian School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Our Lady Of Peace School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Clintonville Academy (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ColumbusOur Lady Of Peace School
      (Roman Catholic)
    40 E Dominion Blvd
    ColumbusOH43214
    (614)267-4535
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.3 mi | 257 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • ColumbusClintonville Academy
    3916 Indianola Avenue
    ColumbusOH43214
    (614)267-4799
    0.9 mi | 117 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ColumbusOur Lady Of Bethlehem School & Childcare
    Daycare / Preschool  (Roman Catholic)
    4567 Olentangy River Rd
    ColumbusOH43214
    (614)459-8285
    Daycare / Preschool  (Roman Catholic)
    1 mi | 16 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • ColumbusImmaculate Conception School
      (Roman Catholic)
    366 E North Broadway St
    ColumbusOH43214
    (614)267-6579
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.4 mi | 452 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • ColumbusWorthington Christian Westview Elementary
      (Brethren)
    50 Westview Ave
    ColumbusOH43214
    (614)431-8240
      (Brethren)
    1.4 mi | 268 students | Gr. 2-6                      

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