Bishop Connolly High School

At Bishop Connolly High School, we believe that a mission-driven, standards-based curriculum, rooted in the teachings of Jesus Christ, facilitates academic, spiritual, physical, cultural and social growth among students; ongoing professional development in the spiritual, academic and pedagogical domains cultivate a more skilled and nurturing faculty; all students can come to know and have a personal experience with Jesus Christ and the Catholic Church; all students can learn provided they are given the appropriate contextual support.
Critical thinking can be taught and nurtured. Students learn best in an environment that is safe, secure and accountable; Catholic, holistic approach to education facilitates the development of life-long learners who become leaders in the secular world; and families are a vital component of the school community.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Students: 247 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,975
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1967

Student Body

Total Students
247 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
26%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade
Bishop Connolly High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
32%
Average Class Size
17 students
Number of AP Courses
14 courses
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
FACTS emrollment required (monthly withdrawl system)
% on Financial Aid
45%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$500
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Anthony C. Ciampanelli

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Campus Ministry, Food Pantry, Language Honor Society, Liturgical Ensemble, Math Team, Mock Trial/Debate, National Honor Society, Pro-Life Club, ROV Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Van Gogh Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Bishop Connolly Film Club, Chorus, Theater Club

School Notes

  • At Bishop Connolly High School, we believe that a mission-driven, standards-based curriculum, rooted in the teachings of Jesus Christ, facilitates academic, spiritual, physical, cultural and social growth among students; ongoing professional development in the spiritual, academic and pedagogical domains cultivate a more skilled and nurturing faculty; all students can come to know and have a personal experience with Jesus Christ and the Catholic Church; all students can learn provided they are given the appropriate contextual support. Critical thinking can be taught and nurtured. Students learn best in an environment that is safe, secure and accountable; Catholic, holistic approach to education facilitates the development of life-long learners who become leaders in the secular world; and families are a vital component of the school community.

School Reviews

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Bishop Connolly provides an excellent learning opportunity for students. The quality of the teachers and their commitment to provide "extra effort" on an individual student basis is outstanding. It was a pleasure to have my grandson graduate from Bishop Connolly. Ed Horan.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Students: 247 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,975
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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