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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 730 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,650
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 10 / Jan. 31 / rolling

Top Rankings

Bishop England High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for:

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Learning Differences and Options Program - contact M. Boudreaux
Year Founded
1915

Student Body

Total Students
730 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Bishop England High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
61 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
63%
Average Class Size
21 students
Number of AP Courses
15 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP French Language, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP US Government, AP US History
Average SAT score
1135
Average ACT score
24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(specific uniform purchased from local store)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 10 / Jan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
There is a Catholic parishioner tuition rate ($10,650.00) and a non-parishioner tuition rate ($15,150.00) for the 2021-2022 school year.
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,000
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Ms. Kit Brownell
Admissions Associate
Rosie Ryan

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
29 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Bishop England Ambassadors, Campus Ministry, CSMC (Caring Students Ministering Creatively), Earth Club, French Club, Freshman Class Board, Junior Class Board, Key Club, Library Council, Literary Magazine, Marine Science Club, Mental Health Awareness Club, Model United Nations, Moses Club, Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society), National Honor Society, Ping Pong Club, Retreat Team, Sailing Club, Senior Class Board, Sophomore Class Board, Spanish Club, Student Government, Youth in Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Belting Bishops Show Choir, Drama Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Archery, Dance Team, Intramurals

School Notes

  • Consistently strong AP scores with students earning 3 or better on AP exams, 2020-2021/82% pass rate; 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
Profile last updated: 09/22/2021

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My two children at BE have excelled academically, athletically, socially, and spiritually. I couldn't be more pleased in the foundation they are receiving, which will only make their futures brighter. As a parent, I love that my children are held to high standards inside and outside the classroom.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 730 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,650
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 10 / Jan. 31 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $7,101 for elementary schools and $7,242 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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