Bishop England High School

Tel: (843)849-9599
  • As an institution of the Catholic Church, it is the mission of the Bishop England High School to foster a faith community characterized by the Gospel message of mutual respect and charity.
  • The school endeavores to promote the spiritual, intellectual, and physical growth of the individual through the combined efforts of parents/guardians and faculty by establishing the best possible enviornment for learning: a climate of safety, trust and respect for the individual and an appreciation for the acquisition of learning.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Education Association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLearning Differences and Options Program - contact M. Boudreaux
Year Founded1915

Student Body

Total Students699 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 14%
Students by GradeBishop England High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size22 students
Number of AP Courses13 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Literature and Composition, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP US History, AP Studio Art, AP Environmental Science, AP English Language and Composition, AP Spanish Language, AP French Language, AP Governement, AP Macroeconomics,
Average SAT score1131
Average ACT score24
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(specific uniform purchased from local store)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31 / Feb. 20 / rolling
Tuition NotesThere is a Catholic parishioner tuition rate ($9000.00) and a non-parishioner tuition rate ($12,350.00) for the 2016-2017 school year.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMs. Kit Brownell
Admissions AssociateRosie Ryan


Total Sports Offered20 sports
SportsArchery, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, WrestlingArcheryBaseball,
Cross CountryDance,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Archery, Bishop England Ambassadors, Campus Ministry, CSMC (Caring Students Ministering Creatively), Dance Team, Drama Club, French Club, Freshman Class Board, Intramurals, Junior Class Board, Key Club, Library Council, Literary Magazine, Miscellany (yearbook), Model United Nations, Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society), National Honor Society, Retreat Team, Sailing Club, Senior Class Board, Sophomore Class Board, Spanish Club, Student Government, Ultimate Frisbee Club, Youth in Government

School Notes

  • Consistently strong AP scores with students earning 3 or better on AP exams 2012-82% 2011-85%, 2010-85%, 2009-88%, 2008-88% SAT scores consistently higher than local, state, and national averages high degree of community service done by students, faculty members and staff three levels of study to offered to customize a schedule to student strengths
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