Bishop Mcdevitt High School

125 Royal Ave,
Wyncote, PA, 19095-0190
     Tel: (215)887-5575
Grades: 9 - 12 | 668 students
Bishop McDevitt High School, as a member institution of the Philadelphia Archdiocesan Secondary School System, strives to provide a virtue-centered Catholic education.
The excellence it promotes, the traditions it cherishes, and the diversity it encourages combine to create an environment for spiritual, intellectual, and social growth.
This effort validates pride in our past, commitment to our present and confidence in our future.
The school's educational community aspires to cultivate and nurture the mission of the living Gospel in all students.
Programs noted for academic excellence, with an emphasis on critical thinking and lifelong learning, are enhanced through extensive co-curricular and extra-curricular offerings.
Individual opportunities for leadership and service prepare students to assume their roles in society as involved Christians and responsible citizens.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 668 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 46%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Bishop Mcdevitt High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Wyncote Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ancillae-Assumpta Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Ancillae-Assumpta Academy (0.2 miles away)
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  • WyncoteHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Ancillae-Assumpta Academy
      (Roman Catholic)
    2025 Church Road
    WyncotePA19095
    (215)885-1636
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.2 mi | 578 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • GlensideSt Luke The Evangelist School
      (Roman Catholic)
    2336 Fairhill Ave
    GlensidePA19038
    (215)884-0843
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.7 mi | 322 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • Wyncote Wyncote Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    7920 Washington Lane
    WyncotePA19095
    (215)885-2000
    Special Program Emphasis
    1.1 mi | 79 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • WyncoteBethel Christian Academy
      (Christian)
    2901 W Cheltenham Ave
    WyncotePA19095
    (215)517-8032
      (Christian)
    1.2 mi | 11 students | Gr. KG-1                      
  • GlensidePhiladelphia Montgomery Christian Academy
      (Christian)
    35 Hillcrest Avenue
    GlensidePA19038
    (215)233-0782
      (Christian)
    1.3 mi | 280 students | Gr. K-12                      

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