Bishop Dunn Memorial

  • Bishop Dunn Memorial School, founded in 1883, is proud of its tradition and commitment to the academic, spiritual, emotional, social and physical development of children, Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8.
  • It is our philosophy that success, particularly at an early age, depends on the growth of a child`s confidence, self-esteem and stimulation of their inquisitive nature.
  • Bishop Dunn Memorial School, on the campus of Mount Saint Mary College, offers a distinctive learning environment where children develop those qualities that form the basis for lifelong learning.
  • Children are encouraged to learn by doing.  The quality of teaching excelence along with a rigorous curriculum presented in a caring, nurturing atmosphere motivates our students to higher levels of educaiton across the nation. The high standards of our school, which our faculty strive to instill in our students, make Bishop Dunn Memorial School and our students truly exceptional.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.AdvancED
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1883
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students276 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Bishop Dunn Memorial Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
5%

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Dance, SwimmingBasketballCheering,
DanceSwimming,

School Notes

  • Bishop Dunn Memorial School, founded in 1883, is proud of its tradition and commitment to the academic, spiritual, emotional, social and physical development of children, Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8. It is our philosophy that success, particularly at an early age, depends on the growth of a child`s confidence, self-esteem and stimulation of their inquisitive nature. Bishop Dunn Memorial School, on the campus of Mount Saint Mary College, offers a distinctive learning environment where children develop those qualities that form the basis for lifelong learning. Children are encouraged to learn by doing. The quality of teaching excelence along with a rigorous curriculum presented in a caring, nurturing atmosphere motivates our students to higher levels of educaiton across the nation.  The high standards of our school, which our faculty strive to instill in our students, make Bishop Dunn Memorial School and our students truly exceptional.  
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