Bishop Ward High School

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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked KS School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 301 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,300
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 20
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Bishop Ward High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kansas for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1908

Student Body

Total Students
301 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
89%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Bishop Ward High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
khaki pants and uniform shirt

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Mar. 20
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Scholarships and financial aid available!
Admissions Director
Karina Martinez

Sports

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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Bishop Ward High School cost?
Bishop Ward High School's tuition is approximately $6,300 for private students.
What schools are Bishop Ward High School often compared to?
Bishop Ward High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bishop Miege High School by visitors of our site.
What sports does Bishop Ward High School offer?
Bishop Ward High School offers 10 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling.
What is Bishop Ward High School's ranking?
Bishop Ward High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kansas for: Highest percentage of students of color and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Bishop Ward High School?
The application deadline for Bishop Ward High School is Mar. 20.
In what neighborhood is Bishop Ward High School located?
Bishop Ward High School is located in the Riverview neighborhood of Kansas City, KS. There are 1 other private schools located in Riverview.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked KS School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 301 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,300
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 20
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Kansas is $7,184 for elementary schools and $10,676 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Kansas is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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