Bishop Kearney High School

  • Bishop Kearney High School empowers young women to develop their unique gifts by offering an excellent education rooted in the Gospel of Jesus imbued with Catholic teaching and tradition and animated by the charism of the Sister of Saint Joseph.
  • Our philosophy is to establish an environment in which the Gospel values of love of God, neighbor and self, a respect for all life, and the virtue of justice are consciously and consistently taught and lived; to embrace the mission of the Sister of Saint Joseph by striving to bring love, reconciliation and unity to all our endeavors; to foster intellectual, emotional, moral, physical and spiritual growth through a well rounded curriculum along with varied extra and co- curricular activities thereby nurturing each student's full potential through self-discovery; to empower young women to resist stereotypes and actions that belittle them, by promoting positive roles and fostering respect and equality for all; to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for higher education and successful careers; and to develop a love of learning which will allow our graduates to continue to grow throughout their entire lives.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students264 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Bishop Kearney High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Bishop Kearney High School empowers young women to develop their unique gifts by offering an excellent education rooted in the Gospel of Jesus imbued with Catholic teaching and tradition and animated by the charism of the Sister of Saint Joseph. Our philosophy is to establish an environment in which the Gospel values of love of God, neighbor and self, a respect for all life, and the virtue of justice are consciously and consistently taught and lived; to embrace the mission of the Sister of Saint Joseph by striving to bring love, reconciliation and unity to all our endeavors; to foster intellectual, emotional, moral, physical and spiritual growth through a well rounded curriculum along with varied extra and co- curricular activities thereby nurturing each student's full potential through self-discovery; to empower young women to resist stereotypes and actions that belittle them, by promoting positive roles and fostering respect and equality for all; to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for higher education and successful careers; and to develop a love of learning which will allow our graduates to continue to grow throughout their entire lives.
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  • Brooklyn
    Grades: 9-12 | 595 students
    1.8 miles
    2474 Ocean Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11229
    (718) 743-6100
    1.8 9-12
    595
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    St Saviour High School
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    Grades: 9-12 | 174 students
    3.5 miles
    588 6th Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11215
    (718) 768-4406
    3.5 9-12
    174
  • New York
    Cathedral High School
    Cathedral High School Photo - The Ladies of Cathedral Marching Band
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 560 students
    9.8 miles
    350 E 56th Street
    New York, NY 10022
    (212) 688-1545
    9.8 9-12
    560
  • Brooklyn
    Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School
    (African Methodist Episcopal)
    Grades: 9-12 | 328 students
    2.5 miles
    710 East 37th Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11203
    (718) 455-3555
    2.5 9-12
    328
  • Brooklyn
    Fontbonne Hall Academy
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 398 students
    3.1 miles
    9901 Shore Rd
    Brooklyn, NY 11209
    (718) 748-2244
    3.1 9-12
    398

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