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 Affiliation Roman Catholic
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 699 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade Bishop England High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 22 students
Number of AP Courses 13 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP 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 score 1131
Average ACT score 24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(specific uniform purchased from local store)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31 / Feb. 20 / rolling
Tuition Notes There 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 Director Ms. Kit Brownell
Admissions Associate Rosie Ryan


Total Sports Offered 20 sports
Sports Archery, 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, CSMC (Caring Students Ministering Creatively), Campus Ministry, 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 Archery, Dance Team, Drama Club, French Club, Intramurals, Key Club, Retreat Team, Sailing Club, Spanish Club, Bishop England Ambassadors,
CSMC (Caring Students Ministering Creatively),
Campus Ministry,
Freshman Class Board,
Junior Class Board,
Library Council,
Literary Magazine,
Miscellany (yearbook),
Model United Nations,
Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society),
National Honor Society,
Senior Class Board,
Sophomore Class Board,
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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