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 (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 370 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
370 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade
Bishop Mcguinness Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
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

School Calendar

View the Bishop Mcguinness Catholic High School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
First Day of Winter Sports Tryouts/Practices
October 31, 2022 (Monday)
First Day of Spring Sports Tryouts/Practices
February 13, 2023 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 370 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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The average private school tuition in Forsyth County, NC is $7,891 for elementary schools and $10,792 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Forsyth County, NC is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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