Bishop Ward High School

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  • The mission of Bishop Ward High School is to provide a quality Catholic education that nurtures the body, mind, and soul of each student.
  • Ward is the first high school in Kansas and the first Catholic school nationwide to be selected as an AOF school by the prestigious National Academy Foundation.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1908

Student Body

Total Students330 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
56%
State avg.: 21%
Students by GradeBishop Ward High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(khaki pants and uniform shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineMar. 20
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,300
Tuition NotesScholarships and financial aid available!
Admissions DirectorKarina Martinez

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Academy of Finance, Debate and Forensics, Drama Club, Junior Police Academy, Pep Club, Robotics

School Notes

  • Bishop Ward is a Catholic, college preparatory high school serving students who want to be challenged academically and spiritually and who have their sights set firmly on attending college.Since 1908, Bishop Ward has been proud to provide a "quality, Catholic, college preparatory education that nurtures the body, mind, and soul of each student."Whether it's the renovation of the football field, the business community support for our Academy of Finance program, or the complete renovation of the St. Albert the Great Chemistry Room every improvement marks a step toward a bright future for Bishop Ward High School and toward continuing the Bishop Ward Legacy and Tradition.Bishop Ward is proud to make the claim, "This is Cyclone Country!"And even more proud to continue the march toward our second century of educating many of the brightest and best students in Wyandotte County.

Profile last updated: 01/29/2016

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