Bishop Mc Cort Catholic High School

Bishop McCort High School, as a Catholic secondary school, is committed to facilitating the development of each person's spiritual, moral, emotional, intellectual and physical self through prayer, challenging curriculum, service projects, clubs, sports, and example in order to become responsible, productive adults who will challenge the world to live the Gospel message.
The philosophy of Bishop McCort High School, based on the traditions and teaching of the Roman Catholic Church, acknowledge that students, administration, faculty, and staff are active witnesses in a Christian-centered community in partnership with parents, alumni, and parish families.
Students are a diverse group of unique individuals with inherent personal, intellectual, and spiritual value who have the ability to learn and achieve.
Our challenging curriculum and Christian service requirements integrate a relevant education in a religious atmosphere and develop character, moral responsibility and self-discipline within the individual.
Learning takes place in a safe, calm, well-maintained facility where ownership and pride are fostered.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Education Association
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Year Founded1922

Student Body

Total Students376 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Bishop Mc Cort Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size22 students
Number of AP Courses8 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Literature, AP Physics, AP US History
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Dress pants, oxford button-down shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,550
Tuition NotesStudents must also pay a comprehensive fee once per year. Currently $295
% on Financial Aid
70%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,800
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeySoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,
Winter Track

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.http://www.mccort.org/students-clubs

School Notes

  • Bishop McCort High School, as a Catholic secondary school, is committed to facilitating the development of each person's spiritual, moral, emotional, intellectual and physical self through prayer, challenging curriculum, service projects, clubs, sports, and example in order to become responsible, productive adults who will challenge the world to live the Gospel message. The philosophy of Bishop McCort High School, based on the traditions and teaching of the Roman Catholic Church, acknowledge that students, administration, faculty, and staff are active witnesses in a Christian-centered community in partnership with parents, alumni, and parish families. Students are a diverse group of unique individuals with inherent personal, intellectual, and spiritual value who have the ability to learn and achieve. Our challenging curriculum and Christian service requirements integrate a relevant education in a religious atmosphere and develop character, moral responsibility and self-discipline within the individual. Learning takes place in a safe, calm, well-maintained facility where ownership and pride are fostered.
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