Bishop Donahue High School

  • Bishop Donahue has been celebrating its commitment to educating young men and women for 51 years.
  • In 1955, we opened our doors and quickly became the benchmark of a quality Catholic education.
  • We provide a rigorous academic program which challenges its students to use their intelligence creatively, constructively and orginally.
  • We strive to prepare our students not only for school but for life.
  • The Marist tradition exists primarily to foster our students' growth in the Catholic faith.
  • Committed to the education of the whole person, Bishop Donahue offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities which help to broaden and deepen the academic and spiritual development of our students.
  • Bishop Donahue is a Catholic high school that exists to create a safe student centered community that fosters academic achievement; help students grow intellectually, physically and socially; respond to our changing world by providing current technological and educational resources; instill the Gospel and Marist values of respect, love and compassion; serve the poor and unfortunate everywhere and teach all students to be adaptable, productive and responsible global citizens, so that all may enter to learn Christ and exit to serve Christ.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students103 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 6%
Students by Grade Bishop Donahue High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charleston
    Grades: 6-12 | 419 students
    123.6 miles
    1033 Virginia St E
    Charleston, WV 25301
    123.6 6-12
  • Huntington
    Grades: 9-12 | 160 students
    142 miles
    600 13th Street
    Huntington, WV 25701
    142 9-12
  • Parkersburg
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    Grades: 7-12 | 154 students
    64.7 miles
    3201 Fairview Ave
    Parkersburg, WV 26104
    64.7 7-12
  • Winona
    Grades: 7-12 | 357 students
    626.8 miles
    1115 W Broadway Street
    Winona, MN 55987
    626.8 7-12
  • Zanesville
    Grades: 9-12 | 152 students
    67.1 miles
    1040 E Main St
    Zanesville, OH 43701
    67.1 9-12

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