Monsignor Bonner High School

401 N Lansdowne Ave 403
Drexel Hill, PA 19026-0190
     Tel: (610)259-0265
Grades: 9 - 12 | 1282 students
Monsignor Bonner High School, founded in 1953, is a Catholic community committed to the liberal education of our young men in the spirit of St. Augustine.
The curriculum provides a careful balance for its 900 students between religious education, academic pursuits, and athletic and social opportunities.
Bonner strives to educate young men in the Catholic and Augustinian tradition, with emphasis on their spiritual, intellectual, athletic and social development.
Monsignor Bonner High School asserts that the ability to think critically is essential to the student's goal of life-long learning.
Our teaching, therefore, is directed not only to the body of knowledge to be imparted in each discipline, but also to the principle that learning how to learn is a primary goal of education.
Teachers help students to develop the ability to perceive coherent relationships among concepts and make judgments based on those relationships.
To this end, students are given a variety of activities from hands-on experience to in-depth research.
By working with diverse materials, students are encouraged to develop critical thinking skills that will serve them not only in high school, but also in any area of life they wish to pursue.

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 1282 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 14%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Monsignor Bonner  High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Friends Central School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holy Child Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Holy Child Academy (0.7 miles away)
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  • Drexel Hill
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    Drexel HillPA 19026
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    0.7 mi | Gr. NS-8 | 161 students                      
  • Lansdowne
    110 N Lansdowne Ave
    LansdownePA 19050
    0.8 mi | Gr. K-7 | 94 students                      
  • Drexel Hill
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    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    3601 Garrett Rd
    Drexel HillPA 19026
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    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-KG | 56 students                      
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    535 Mason Ave
    Drexel HillPA 19026
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    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 365 students                      
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    230 Shadeland Avenue
    Drexel HillPA 19026
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    0.9 mi | Gr. NS-PK | 37 students                      

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