Bishop Flaget School

Since 1837, Catholic education in Ross County, Ohio, has strived to meet the changing needs of the community.
Nestled atop Carlisle Hill in Chillicothe, Bishop Flaget School provides the citizens of three counties with the opportunity for unparalleled academics in a Christ-centered environment.
Bishop Flaget School is proud of a long tradition of highly qualified graduates who go on to achieve great things.
Bishop Flaget is the only state-designated K-8 STEM school in Ross county.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 213 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,500
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Bishop Flaget School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for:

School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Intervention Tutor/Physical Therapy/Speech/Occupational Therapy
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
213 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade
Bishop Flaget School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
18 students
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Our tuition is cost-based; families should meet with the principal to learn about grants available to help with tuition costs. Ohio currently has an income-based scholarship program where all families receive at least $650 in assistance. Families whose incomes fall below 450% of the poverty level receive $6165 in assistance. Parish Subsidy - $1000 Volunteer Grant - $1000 Other tuition assistance include EdChoice and Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarships, need based tuition assistance, payment plans, and other options.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Laura Corcoran
Admissions Associate
Terrina Fahnestock
Endowment Size
$0.600 million


Total Sports Offered
5 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Lego Robotics, Public Speaking, Service Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Drama, Strings Ensemble

School Notes

  • Bishop Flaget School students achieve many milestones each year. Our classes are small enough to provide individualized attention and large enough to allow for age appropriate social interaction.
  • Our students excel in local, regional, state, and national academic competitions.
  • Our school has been awarded the Governor's Thomas Edison Award for Excellence in STEM Learning for 18 years in a row!
  • Our graduates go on to place in the top 10% of their high school graduating class.
  • We build on the moral foundation that you instill at home to help your child build values for a lifetime.
  • We have a talented, experienced staff of caring individuals who strive to make sure that all children can succeed.
  • At Bishop Flaget, your child will be involved in many community service activities so that he or she can learn about the rewarding nature of giving to others.
  • Bishop Flaget Families form an extended family network that works together to help each and every member reach their goals.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Bishop Flaget School cost?
Bishop Flaget School's tuition is approximately $7,500 for private students.
What schools are Bishop Flaget School often compared to?
Bishop Flaget Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ross County Christian Academy by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of Bishop Flaget School?
The acceptance rate of Bishop Flaget School is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 89%.
What sports does Bishop Flaget School offer?
Bishop Flaget School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Swimming, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is Bishop Flaget School's ranking?
Bishop Flaget School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for: Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Bishop Flaget School?
The application deadline for Bishop Flaget School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

Great school. I am very pleased with the communication Bishop Flaget provides. Both of my children have become so much more independent since attending Bishop Flaget (Preschool & K). The staff is very friendly and establishes a relationship with each child by name. It is truly a family environment. I am very pleased with the academics that are being taught. The classrooms are up to date with technology. My kindergartener gets to use and take an iPad home that the school has provided.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 213 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,500
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Ohio is $7,371 for elementary schools and $10,895 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Ohio is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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