Bishop Shanahan High School

  • Bishop Shanahan High School, a Catholic co-educational secondary school of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, provides its students with a strong spiritual formation, challenging academic offerings, and rich extracurricular programs.
  • A vibrant witness to Christian values and a commitment to academic rigor and integrity prepare all students to be critical thinkers and moral stewards in a rapidly evolving global environment.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1957

Student Body

Total Students1119 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeBishop Shanahan High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
52%
Number of AP Courses17 courses
Advanced CoursesAP 2D Design, AP 3D Design, AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Comparative Government and Politics, AP Drawing, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Physics, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP United States History
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseRugby,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.36 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Academic Bowl, Ambassadors Club, Art Club, Bowling, Business Club, Chess & Game Club, Choral Ensemble, Concert Band, CSC, Forensics, French Club, Italian Club, Jazz Band, Leadership Council, Literary Magazine, Marching Band, Mathletes, Ministry Club, Mixed Chorus, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Pep Band, Photography Club, R and B Band, Respect Life, Robotics Club, SADD, School Play, Select Chorus, Spanish Club, Stage Crew, String Ensemble, Student Council, World Affairs Club, Yearbook
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