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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedyes
Year Founded1959

Student Body

Total Students370 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Bishop Mcguinness Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses17 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1250
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(collar shirt w/school name/khaki pants/loafers/tennis shoes)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,500
Tuition NotesCath. 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 DirectorKim Knox

Sports

Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FencingFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter TrackWrestling,
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Winston Salem
    Grades: PK-12 | 425 students
    3.6 miles
    4940 Gospel Light Church Rd,
    Winston Salem, NC 27101
    (336) 722-6100
    3.6 PK-12
    425
  • Winston Salem
    Grades: NS-12 | 191 students
    12 miles
    1175 Bethania Rural Hall Rd
    Winston Salem, NC 27106
    (336) 969-2088
    12 NS-12
    191
  • Winston Salem
    Grades: PK-12 | 53 students
    12.6 miles
    4634 Shattalon Dr
    Winston Salem, NC 27106
    (336) 924-8641
    12.6 PK-12
    53
  • Chapel Hill
    Grades: PK-8 | 364 students
    62.3 miles
    920 Carmichael St
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    (919) 942-6242
    62.3 PK-8
    364
  • Greensboro
    Grades: 9-12 | 152 students
    13.5 miles
    4334 Hobbs Road
    Greensboro, NC 27410
    (336) 217-7100
    13.5 9-12
    152

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The average private school tuition in North Carolina is $8,551 for elementary schools and $10,270 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in North Carolina is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).