Bishop Stang High School

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Bishop Stang High School Photo #1 - The 2016-17 Basketball Season was one of the most exciting in school history. Our entire school community enjoyed the amazing run of the Varsity Boys Basketball Team as they captured the State Championship Title.
Bishop Stang High School Photo #2 - Immediately following the graduation ceremony, the Class of 2016 gathers for one final time on the front field to celebrate their amazing accomplishments!
Bishop Stang High School Photo #3 - Our Spring Musical, The Sound of Music, was a resounding success by all accounts! Students from local Catholic elementary schools even joined our theater company to round out the Von Trapp family.
Bishop Stang High School Photo #4 - As a premier Catholic high school in the Diocese of Fall River, we pride ourselves on our Catholic traditions. We also enjoy any opportunity we have to connect with our much-loved Bishop. After celebrating mass with our school, Bishop Edgar da Cunha took a school tour with Student Ambassadors.
Bishop Stang High School Photo #5 - The Bishop Stang educational experience challenges student beyond the average curriculum. In Dr. Butler's AP Biology class, students teamed up to design enrichment activities for animals at Buttonwood Zoo. The elephants, seals, otters, lynx, and coyote were among the animals that enjoyed the new toys designed and built by the students.
Bishop Stang High School Photo #6 - Our innovative F.I.A.T. Service Program connects students to meaningful service opportunities and challenges them to use their God-given gifts and talents to make a difference in the world around them.
Bishop Stang High School Photo #7 - Our Fine Arts Programs provides students with educational opportunities in a variety of disciplines. Students are encouraged to showcase their musical talent in the Strings or Guitar Ensembles, Jazz Band or the a Capella Choir. The Visual Arts Show allows students the opportunity to showcase their artisitc talents in areas such as drawing, painting, sculpture and photography.
Bishop Stang High School Photo #8 - "We're more than a school, we're a family" is something we hear over and over again in our halls because it is true. We work hard to build this sense of community by encouraging student and faculty involvement in clubs, sports, service projects and mentoring programs.
  • Bishop Stang High School is a community rooted in, and dedicated to spreading the message of Jesus Christ as handed down through the teachings of the Catholic Church and the charism of the Sister of Notre Dame de Namur.
  • A diocesan, co-educational, college preparatory school serving a diverse student population, we are called to holistically educate our sudents to be spiritually, academically, and socially prepared to meet the demands of higher learning and of life.
  • Providing a disciplined yet nuturing atmosphere that combines academic excellence with Christian values, we educate our students to be people of integrity and global awareness who value a commitment to service.
  • Believing that personal attention leads to positive growth and achievement, Bishop Stang High School fosters close student-student and student-teacher relationships.
  • Placing students in academic levels commensurate to their educational backgrounds and needs helps students reach their full potential.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences, Language based learning differences
Year Founded1959
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1996

Student Body

Total Students550 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Bishop Stang High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
81%
Average Class Size19 students
Number of AP Courses14 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus A/B, Calculus B/C, Chemistry, Computer Science, English Language and Composition, English Literature, Modern European History, Physics 2, Physics I, Psychology, Statistics, Studio Art, U.S. History
Average SAT score1168
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(khaki pants, uniform skirt, oxford shirt, tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 8 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,800
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,928
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorChristine Payette
Admissions AssociateJackie Lovegrove

Sports

Total Sports Offered20 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceDiving,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseSailing,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
WeightliftingWinter Track,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.30 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Business Club, Campus Ministry, Captain's Club, Diversity Council, Forensics and Debate, Green Team, Math Team, Mock Trial Team, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Peer Mentors, Philosophy Club, Pro-Life Committee, Robotics Team, S.A.D.D. (Students Against Destructive Decisions), Science Squad, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art & Photography Club, Improv Troupe, Knitting Club, Literary Magazine, Open Mic Committee, Origami club, Pep Band, Poetry Club, Select Choir, Theater Company

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Stang Expedition Club

School Notes

  • Bishop Stang High School is a Catholic co-educational, four-year college preparatory school in the Fall River Diocese serving students from a wide geographic area and from diverse academic, economic, ethnic and religious backgrounds.
  • As a community rooted in and dedicated to the message of Jesus Christ, as handed down to us through the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church, we are called to educate our students for global awareness and commission them to give witness to a shared vision of hope, faith, and love.
  • Bishop Stang High School prides itself on its positive, nurturing and creative environment and its challenging, flexible, and innovative curriculum.
  • Believing that personal attention leads to positive growth and achievement, Bishop Stang High School fosters close student-student and student-teacher relationships.
  • Placing students in academic levels commensurate to their educational backgrounds and needs helps students reach their full potential.

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