Bishop Watterson High School

Tel: (614)268-8671
Grades: 9-12 | 1019 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 1019 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Bishop Watterson High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
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


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,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingField Hockey,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Nearby Private 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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  • Columbus
    Our Lady Of Peace School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-8 | 258 students
    0.3 miles
    40 E Dominion Blvd
    Columbus, OH 43214
  • Columbus
    Grades: PK-8 | 117 students
    0.9 miles
    3916 Indianola Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43214
  • Columbus
    Our Lady Of Bethlehem School & Childcare
    Daycare / Preschool (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-K | 87 students
    1 miles
    4567 Olentangy River Rd
    Columbus, OH 43214
  • Columbus
    Grades: KG-8 | 469 students
    1.4 miles
    366 E North Broadway St
    Columbus, OH 43214
  • Columbus
    Grades: NS-12 | 530 students
    1.4 miles
    935 Northridge Road
    Columbus, OH 43224

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