Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School

  • 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.

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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 Students322 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses17 courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

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


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,
GolfIce Hockey,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.34 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Class Officer Advisory Team, Classic Movie Club, 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

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, Chorus Club, Drama and Musical

Recreational Athletic Programs:

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
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  • Altoona
    Grades: PK-12 | 102 students
    1.2 miles
    1100 6th Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16602
    1.2 PK-12

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