Bourgade Catholic High School

  • Bourgade Catholic High School is a college preparatory high school that educates the hearts and minds of students in the Catholic tradition and in partnership with families to be servant leaders and stewards of the gospel.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.State or regional independent school association
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1962
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students439 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
60%
State avg.: 38%
Students by GradeBourgade Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses9 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,500
Tuition NotesActive, contributing members of a local Catholic parish qualify for a $2900 scholarship. 85% of our families receive financial assistance.
% on Financial Aid
85%
Admissions DirectorEsmeralda Murphy
Admissions AssociateMiranda Maciel

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringDance,
FootballSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Active Bourgade Christians, Art Club, Campus Ministry CORE Team, Drama Club, Earth Watch Club, HiTech Team, Interact Club, Letterman's Club, Mu Alpha Theta (Math Club), National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, Peer Helpers, Red Cross Club, Robotics Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Government, Thespian Society

Arts and Music Programs:
Ceramics, Chamber Choir, Concert Band, Dance, Digital Photography, Graphic Design, Guitar, Handbell Choi

School Notes

  • Bourgade Catholic is a college preparatory high school that educates the hearts and minds of students in the Catholic tradition and in partnership with families to be servant leaders and stewards of the Gospel.
  • Beyond the typical high school program, the curriculum at Bourgade Catholic is focused on college and provides a solid foundation of skills needed for career success. Over the past five years, 99% of our graduates have enrolled in college. Members of the Class of 2016 were accepted at 97 different colleges and universities, while earning more than $10.8 million in merit scholarships.
  • Small classes provide a high level of individualized attention, guidance and mentoring. Our courses integrate the latest teaching methodologies, such as multimedia content and technology-enhanced instruction, to enable students to learn more, in less time, and with greater understanding.
  • Students are encouraged to participate in any or all of the activies that interest them, with a continued emphasis on their academics. Personal growth, citizenship, leadership and life-long pursuits are nurtured through a variety of sports, clubs and activities. BCHS is a place where students fit in. And stand out.
  • The Campus Ministry Program is committed to providing a Chrisitian vision of life that respects and appreciates cultural and individual differences. A four-year theology curriculum sets the tone for liturgical experiences that nourish each student's spiritual formation and includes dynamic Christian service opportunities, school and class masses, and global awareness projects to address the needs in our community and world. We celebrate the gospel message and our Catholic identity as paths to integrity, goodness and personal holiness.

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Although it is not as large as some as the other catholic school, it has a great community that is family oriented and has a deep foundation in Christ. When I was there all the faculty and staff were very welcoming and made sure that I was integrated into the community! Wouldn't choose another school!
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