Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School

2400 Pleasant Valley Boulevard,
Altoona, PA, 16602-0166
Tel: (814)944-4014
Grades: 9 - 12 | 322 students
DESCRIPTION OF THE SCHOOL:
Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School is a secondary school serving students in grades 9-12.  The school is governed by an independent Board of Trustees in partnership with the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.
Guided by the founding values of GOODNESS, DISCIPLINE, and KNOWLEDGE, the school provides a faith-based, academically challenging, and progressive educational program on a contemporary and disciplined campus.  The school welcomes students of all faiths who desire these educational values.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1922

Student Body

Total Students 322 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 40%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 11 courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,665
% on Financial Aid 60%
Admissions Director Amanda Walker

Sports

Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports BaseballBasketballCheeringCross CountryFencing
FootballGolfGymnasticsIce HockeySoccer
SoftballSwimmingTennisTrack and FieldVolleyballWrestling
BaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FencingFootball,
GolfGymnastics,
Ice HockeySoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

School Notes:

  • Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School is a secondary school serving students in grades 9-12.  The school is governed by an independent Board of Trustees in partnership with the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. Guided by the founding values of GOODNESS, DISCIPLINE, and KNOWLEDGE, the school provides a faith-based, academically challenging, and progressive educational program on a contemporary and disciplined campus.  The school welcomes students of all faiths who desire these educational values.

  • Profile last updated: 01/31/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Great Commission Schools (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Altoona Central Catholic School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Great Commission Schools (1.2 miles away)
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