Bishop Kelly High School

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Bishop Kelly High School is a private Catholic high school founded in 1964 in Boise, ID. BK educates students in the Catholic tradition focusing on the development of the whole person - spirit, mind and body. Our close knit school community is made up of more than 65 faculty and staff members, approximately 800 students in grades 9-12, an incredible group of involved and supportive parents,and more than 7,500 alumni from Bishop Kelly and our predecessor, Saint Teresa's Academy. Our nurturing school environment encourages students to strive for excellence in and out of the classroom.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked ID School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 839 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,525
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 15 / rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
839 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade
Bishop Kelly High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
21 students
Number of AP Courses
18 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
Average ACT score
Classroom Dress Code
(business casual)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
Mar. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Students who are members of a supporting parish pay a reduced tuition amount. Generous financial aid packages are available. Visit for full tuition and financial aid info.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Kelly Shockey
Endowment Size
$10 million



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
32 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Book Club, Campus Ministry, Dead Economists Society, Environmental Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, French Club, Human Rights Club, Knights for Life, Mathletes, Meditation Club, National Honor Society (NHS), PATHS - Service Organization, Patriotism Club, Pep Club, Photography Club, Random Acts of Kindness, Red Cross Club, Science Olympiad, Spanish Club, STEM, Student Council, Technology Club, Theater Arts, World Wide Club, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Band, Choir, Orchestra, Pastoral Arts

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Ping Pong Club, Rock Climbing Club

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked ID School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 839 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,525
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 15 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Idaho is $8,335 for elementary schools and $7,648 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Idaho is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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