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Bishop Stang High School Photo #1 - Since opening in 1959 we've remained true to teaching strong moral and principled values to young men and women in pursuit of their dreams and ambitions. Located on an 8-acre campus in the Suburban town of North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, Bishop Stang unites the religious, cultural, economic, and ethnic diversity of our community in a secure, Catholic, family-oriented environment.
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Bishop Stang High School Photo #1 - Since opening in 1959 we've remained true to teaching strong moral and principled values to young men and women in pursuit of their dreams and ambitions. Located on an 8-acre campus in the Suburban town of North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, Bishop Stang unites the religious, cultural, economic, and ethnic diversity of our community in a secure, Catholic, family-oriented environment.
Bishop Stang High School Photo #2 - 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 #3 - Immediately following the graduation ceremony, the Class of 2021 gathers for one final time on the front field to celebrate their amazing accomplishments!
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 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 Choirs. The Visual Arts Show allows students the opportunity to showcase their artistic talents in areas such as drawing, painting, sculpture and photography.
Bishop Stang High School Photo #7 - "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 Photo #8 - Our Theatre Company is well-known for putting on outstanding performances, from A Christmas Carol to Les Miserables (to writing their own musical during the pandemic, 1918) you will never be disappointed with a performance. Students from local elementary schools often join to fill children's roles in our theater company.
Bishop Stang High School Photo #9 - Bishop Stang High School, currently a proud member of the MIAA, has a great tradition in both academic and athletic excellence. We joined the Catholic Central League for the 2020-2021 athletic season and currently have 46 teams overall including 27 varsity and 19 sub-varsity teams athletic teams in which student-athletes have the opportunity to excel
Bishop Stang High School Photo #10 - In athletics we make our Catholic mission, character-building, and academic excellence priorities, and teach the importance of good sportsmanship everyday. We have a dedicated staff of coaches who teach our student-athletes life lessons while preparing for college.
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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 527 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,400
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 7 / rolling

Top Rankings

Bishop Stang High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences, Language based learning differences
Year Founded
1959
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1996

Student Body

Total Students
527 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Bishop Stang High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
72%
Average Class Size
19 students
Number of AP Courses
14 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Biology, 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 score
1140
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(khaki pants, uniform skirt, oxford, polo shirt, tie)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 7 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Additional costs for Pathways Approach; Learning Difference Program and International Student Program
% on Financial Aid
33%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$3,588
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Christine Payette
Admissions Associate
Jackie Lovegrove

Sports

Extracurriculars

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

Arts and Music Programs:
Art & Photography Club, Improv Troupe, Jazz Band, Knitting Club, Literary Magazine, Open Mic Committee, Origami club, Poetry Club, Strings Club, 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.
Profile last updated: 09/27/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 527 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,400
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 7 / rolling

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