Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School

2400 Pleasant Valley Boulevard
Altoona, PA 16602
Tel: (814)944-3636
  • DESCRIPTION OF THE SCHOOL: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School is a college preparatory school serving students in grades 7-12.
  • The school is governed by an independent Board of Trustees.
  • The school provides a value-based, academically challenging, and progressive educational program on a contemporary and disciplined campus.
  • The school welcomes students of all faiths who desire these educational values.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Year Founded1922

Student Body

Total Students330 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeBishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses16 courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,974
Tuition NotesDomestic Student Tuition
% on Financial Aid
40%
Admissions DirectorYang Liu

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FencingFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.34 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Band Program, Cheerleading, Chorus Club, Class Officer Advisory Team, Classic Movie Club, Drama and Musical, Driver's Ed, Eco Club, Environmental Science Team, FBLA, Fencing, French Club, Ice hockey, Marauder Programming Club, Math Club, Mission Club, Mock Trial, Model UN, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Peer Ministry, Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Sceince, Photography Club, Pre-Med Club, Prom Planning Committee, SADD, Scholastic Quiz Team, Ski, Spanish Club, Strategy Club, Student Council, Tolkien Soceity, Yearbook, Youth Leadership Band Program, Cheerleading, Chorus Club, Driver's Ed, Eco Club, FBLA, Fencing, French Club, Ice hockey, Math Club, Mission Club, Mock Trial, Model UN, Peer Ministry, Pre-Med Club, SADD, Ski, Spanish Club, Strategy Club, Yearbook, Class Officer Advisory Team,
Classic Movie Club,
Drama and Musical,
Environmental Science Team,
Marauder Programming Club,
National Honor Society,
National Junior Honor Society,
Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Sceince,
Photography Club,
Prom Planning Committee,
Scholastic Quiz Team,
Student Council,
Tolkien Soceity,
Youth Leadership,

School Notes

  • Accelerated Pre-Advanced Preparatory Program: 7-8th grades
  • Accelerated and Regular High School Program: 9-12 grades
  • College in High School Program: Dual Enrollment Program, Student Abroad Program; Professors in Residence Program.
  • Small Class Size
  • 16 AP Classes
  • 100% College Acceptance Rate
  • 21 PIAA Sanctioned Sports
  • Over 30 Student Clubs and Organizations
  • Financial Aid Available
  • All Faiths and Ethnicities Welcomed

Profile last updated: 04/29/2016

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