Bishop Mcdevitt High School

  • Bishop McDevitt High School, as a member institution of the Philadelphia Archdiocesan Secondary School System, strives to provide a virtue-centered Catholic education.
  • The excellence it promotes, the traditions it cherishes, and the diversity it encourages combine to create an environment for spiritual, intellectual, and social growth.
  • This effort validates pride in our past, commitment to our present and confidence in our future.
  • The school's educational community aspires to cultivate and nurture the mission of the living Gospel in all students.
  • Programs noted for academic excellence, with an emphasis on critical thinking and lifelong learning, are enhanced through extensive co-curricular and extra-curricular offerings.
  • Individual opportunities for leadership and service prepare students to assume their roles in society as involved Christians and responsible citizens.

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School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students446 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
73%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Bishop Mcdevitt High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Springfield
    Cardinal O'hara High School
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 1067 students
    14.4 miles
    1701 S Sproul Rd
    Springfield, PA 19064
    (610) 544-3800
    14.4 9-12
    1067
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: 9-12 | 1103 students
    8.9 miles
    11201 Academy Rd
    Philadelphia, PA 19154
    (215) 637-1800
    8.9 9-12
    1103
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: 9-10 | 200 students
    11.5 miles
    1736 S 10th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19148
    (215) 465-8437
    11.5 9-10
    200
  • Wayne
    Grades: 9-12 | 888 students
    10.8 miles
    211 Matsonford Road
    Wayne, PA 19087
    (610) 688-7610
    10.8 9-12
    888
  • Glenside
    La Salle College High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 1108 students
    1.8 miles
    8605 Cheltenham Avenue
    Glenside, PA 19038
    (215) 233-2911
    1.8 9-12
    1108

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The average private school tuition in Pennsylvania is $8,004 for elementary schools and $16,439 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).