Bishop England High School

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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.General Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
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 Students676 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Bishop England High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size23 students
Number of AP Courses14 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP 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 score1131
Average ACT score24
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(specific uniform purchased from local store)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 7 / Jan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,900
Tuition NotesThere is a Catholic parishioner tuition rate ($9900.00) and a non-parishioner tuition rate ($14,400.00) for the 2019-2020 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, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingArcheryBaseball,
Cross CountryDance,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.27 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Bishop England Ambassadors, Campus Ministry, CSMC (Caring Students Ministering Creatively), French Club, Freshman Class Board, Junior Class Board, Key Club, Library Council, Literary Magazine, Marine Science 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:
Drama Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Archery, Dance Team, Intramurals, Rugby

School Notes

  • Consistently strong AP scores with students earning 3 or better on AP exams 2018-87% 2017-92%, 2016-90%; 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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  • Mount Pleasant
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    (843) 884-7046
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  • Mount Pleasant
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    5.7 miles
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  • Charleston
    Grades: PK-12 | 756 students
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The average private school tuition in South Carolina is $6,238 for elementary schools and $7,049 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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