Bishop Mcguinness Catholic High School

Bishop is a college prep, co-educational Catholic high school operating under the direction of the Diocese of Charlotte.
We embrace the diversity of our student body and invite students of all faiths, ethnic and social and economic backgrounds to attend our school.
We strive for a level of diversity in its population which prepares students in a values-centered environment which speaks to the best in Catholic education.
At Bishop McGuinness, we take academics very seriously. We focus on helping each student excel in learning and prepare for future academic success.
Courses are offered at different levels to fit different needs, interests and capabilities.
Our professional staff offers guidance and advice to help students understand course options and select the most suitable program.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 380 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,500
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Bishop Mcguinness Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
yes
Year Founded
1959

Student Body

Total Students
380 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Bishop Mcguinness Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
17 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
1250
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
collar shirt w/school name/khaki pants/loafers/tennis shoes

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Cath. tuition/books/fees - approx $9800 Other Faith - tuition/books/fees - approx $14000
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$3,000
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Kim Knox

Sports

Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Bishop Mcguinness Catholic High School cost?
Bishop Mcguinness Catholic High School's tuition is approximately $9,500 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Bishop Mcguinness Catholic High School?
The acceptance rate of Bishop Mcguinness Catholic High School is 90%, which is higher than the national average of 87%.
What sports does Bishop Mcguinness Catholic High School offer?
Bishop Mcguinness Catholic High School offers 16 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track and Wrestling. Bishop Mcguinness Catholic High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for most sports offered.
What is Bishop Mcguinness Catholic High School's ranking?
Bishop Mcguinness Catholic High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for: Largest student body, Most AP courses offered, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Bishop Mcguinness Catholic High School?
The application deadline for Bishop Mcguinness Catholic High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Fine Arts Fest - Last Day for Seniors
May 03, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 380 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,500
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Forsyth County, NC is $8,548 for elementary schools and $12,099 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Forsyth County, NC is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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