Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School

2400 Pleasant Valley Boulevard
Altoona, PA 16602-0166
     Tel: (814)944-4014
        
   
Grades: 9 - 12 | 300 students
DESCRIPTION OF THE SCHOOL:
Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School is a college preparatory 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 300 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 40%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,865
Tuition Notes Catholic student tuition: $5865; non Catholic student tuition: $7220
% on Financial Aid 40%
Admissions Director Yang Liu

Sports

Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FencingFootball,
GolfGymnastics,
Ice HockeySoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

School Notes:

Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School is a college preparatory 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: 01/29/2015

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 Altoona Central Catholic School (0.9 miles away)
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