Bishop Dwenger High School

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Bishop Dwenger High School, a Diocesan Catholic high school founded in the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, provides a faith-centered community dedicated to academic excellence, growth in the spiritual life, a Christ-centered active life outside of class, and a Christian life of service to the community.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked IN School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,075 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,500
  • Average class size: 27 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Bishop Dwenger High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Indiana for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1963
Summer School Offered
Yes
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2004

Student Body

Total Students
1,075 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Bishop Dwenger High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
37%
Average Class Size
27 students
Number of AP Courses
8 courses
Advanced Courses
Calculus, Chemistry, Literature and Language, Statistics, US History, Biology
Average SAT score
1130
Average ACT score
24

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition and fees vary from year to year. Please visit our website for current information, www.bishopdwenger.com.
% on Financial Aid
35%

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
43 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Academic Super Bowl, ACTS Ministry, Adventure Club, Art Club, BD Ambassadors, Cheerleading, Dance Team (Hip Hop), Dart Club, Euell Wilson Tutors, FBLA, French Club, Habitat for Humanity, Jazz Band, Key Club, Knowledge Master, Latin Club, Liturgical Choir and Ensemble, Marching Band, Newspaper, NHS, Peer Mediators, Peer Tutors, Pep Band, Robotics Club, Rosa Mystica, Rosary Club, SADD, Saints Alive! Student Volunteers, Saints for Life, Scrabble Club, Show Choirs (3), Social Justice Club, Spanish Club, Speech Team, Spell Bowl, Spirit Club, Spiritual Book Club, Student Council, Table Tennis Club, Theater, Winter Color Guard, Winter Percussion, Yearbook

School Notes

  • 97% attendance rate
  • Over 100 course offerings including many honors and AP courses and two dual credit classes
  • Outstanding Resource Room
  • Faculty and staff who go above and beyond
  • 97% of graduates go on to college or technical school
  • Four National Merit Semi-Finalists and seven Commended Students
  • Over $9.6M in scholarships offered to the Class of 2012
  • Masses, retreats, and an open chapel
  • 20 IHSAA sports, 4 club sports, and 45 clubs and service/spiritual organizations
  • State-ranked academic teams
  • New fine arts and academic wings, as well as a new guidance complex
  • Required community service hours and religious education classes
  • Tech prep classes offered through Anthis Career Center

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked IN School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,075 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,500
  • Average class size: 27 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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