Bergen Catholic High School

  • Bergen Catholic is a private, four year (9-12) college-preparatory high school located in a small suburban community in Bergen County.
  • Bergen Catholic High School is a Catholic community of women and men which deepens religious faith, develops academic excellence, and strengthens social consciousness and responsibility in young men.
  • The goal of our program of studies is to educate the whole person: mind, body, and soul.
  • The college preparatory curriculum is designed to prepare the young man for future academic pursuits in a way that will promote self-confidence, individual responsibility, and moral integrity.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1955

Student Body

Total Students760 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeBergen Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
66%
Average Class Size25 students
Number of AP Courses18 courses
Average SAT score1140
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,055
Admissions DirectorHugh \
Admissions AssociateMrs. Pat Fesen

Sports

Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Crew, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCrew,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter TrackWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Crusaders for Christian Action (CCA), Drama Club, Driver's Education, Eucharistic Ministry, Glee Club, Intramural Sports, Jazz Ensemble, Midnight Run, Mock Trial (Student lawyers), Operation Smile, Orchestra, Peer Tutoring, Ping Pong, School Newspape
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    Don Bosco Prep H.S. Photo - Don Bosco Prep students gather on Founders' Square, which is centrally located on the school's 35- acre campus.
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    9.1 miles
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    (201)327-8003
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  • Paramus
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    2.4 miles
    425 Paramus Rd
    Paramus, NJ 07652
    (201)445-4466
    2.4 9-12
    1520
  • Wayne
    Grades: 8-12 | 560 students
    10.2 miles
    1512 Alps Road
    Wayne, NJ 07470
    (973)694-3702
    10.2 8-12
    560
  • Rutherford
    St Mary High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 225 students
    9.4 miles
    64 Chestnut St
    Rutherford, NJ 07070
    (201)933-5220
    9.4 9-12
    225
  • Lincroft
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    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 1015 students
    43.2 miles
    850 Newman Springs Rd
    Lincroft, NJ 07738
    (732)747-1959
    43.2 9-12
    1015

School Reviews

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Amazing school. Much better academically than St Peters and Don Bosco. Worth the money. St Peters won't prepare for an elite college nearly as well as Bergen Catholic.
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