Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School

  • The goal of our school is to educate, to prepare for the future - these are the goals of our administration, faculty and staff.
  • In this quest we are united in common bonds: faith in God as expressed in the Roman Catholic tradition, respect for nation, and love - love of knowledge, love of God, love of others and love of self.
  • We seek to provide spiritual, educational, and social opportunities which coincide with the threefold aim of Catholic education as defined in the Bishops' pastoral, "To Teach as Jesus Did.".

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1962
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students771 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
84%
State avg.: 28%
Students by GradeBishop Ford Central Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio23:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size27 students
Number of AP Courses8 courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform; polo shirt; uniform pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,350

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Band, Campus Ministry, Chess Club, Communion and Liberation, Danc, Drama Club, Film Workshop, Glee Club, Intramurals, Martial Arts, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Student Council, Tech Crew, Video Game Club, Video Yearbook, Writers' Workshop, Yearbook

School Notes

  • The goal of our school is to educate, to prepare for the future - these are the goals of our administration, faculty and staff. In this quest we are united in common bonds: faith in God as expressed in the Roman Catholic tradition, respect for nation, and love - love of knowledge, love of God, love of others and love of self. We seek to provide spiritual, educational, and social opportunities which coincide with the threefold aim of Catholic education as defined in the Bishops' pastoral, "To Teach as Jesus Did."
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  • Brooklyn
    Grades: 9-12 | 695 students
    2.2 miles
    357 Clermont Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11238
    (718)857-2700
    2.2 9-12
    695
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: PK-12 | 859 students
    2.5 miles
    375 Pearl St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718)852-1029
    2.5 PK-12
    859
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: PK-12 | 818 students
    1.4 miles
    181 Lincoln Place
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
    (718)789-6060
    1.4 PK-12
    818
  • Brooklyn
    Bishop Kearney High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 552 students
    2.8 miles
    2202 60th St
    Brooklyn, NY 11204
    (718)236-6363
    2.8 9-12
    552
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: 9-12 | 448 students
    3.3 miles
    475 E 57th St
    Brooklyn, NY 11203
    (718)763-1100
    3.3 9-12
    448

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