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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1964

Student Body

Total Students839 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 13%
Students by Grade Bishop Kelly High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size21 students
Number of AP Courses18 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1230
Average ACT score24
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(business casual)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineMar. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,525
Tuition NotesStudents 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 DirectorKelly Shockey
Endowment Size$10 million


Total Sports Offered19 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWater Polo,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.32 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Boise
    Grades: PK-8 | 186 students
    0.3 miles
    111 Auto Drive
    Boise, ID 83709
    (208) 376-0260
    0.3 PK-8
  • Meridian
    The Ambrose School
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    Grades: K-12 | 540 students
    6.5 miles
    6100 N. Locust Grove Rd.
    Meridian, ID 83646
    (208) 323-3888
    6.5 K-12
  • Boise
    Grades: PK-8 | 253 students
    1.6 miles
    7503 W Northview St
    Boise, ID 83704
    (208) 375-6654
    1.6 PK-8
  • Caldwell
    Grades: PK-12 | 240 students
    19.3 miles
    3610 Ustick Rd
    Caldwell, ID 83605
    (208) 454-8993
    19.3 PK-12
  • Nampa
    Grades: NS-12 | 675 students
    18.1 miles
    11920 W. Flamingo Avenue
    Nampa, ID 83651
    (208) 466-8451
    18.1 NS-12

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The average private school tuition in Idaho is $9,991 for elementary schools and $6,877 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Idaho is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).