John S Burke Catholic High School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Tel: (845)294-5481
  • John S. Burke Catholic High School opened in December 1964.
  • In the years that followed, Burke Catholic students, grades 8-12, were involved in a wide range of extra-curricular activities.
  • The Burke Broncos Spring Track team, Hawkeyes Basketball team, Wrestling, Ski and Swim teams Freshman, JV and Varsity Cheerleading squads and many intramural sports, were among the athletic pursuits of BCHS students.
  • Beginning in 1968 the school mascot for all sports was officially changed to the Eagle.
  • Photography, art, film, debate, science, foreign language and math clubs also garnered student interest.
  • "Not Words, but Deeds," the school motto, reflects the character of BCHS students throughout it's hundred-year history.
  • Concern for others and the pursuit of excellence remain hallmarks of this school.
  • The success of the student's is evident in the fact that 99% of BCHS graduates attend college.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students 439 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade John S Burke Catholic High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1

School Notes

  • John S. Burke Catholic High School opened in December 1964. In the years that followed, Burke Catholic students, grades 8-12, were involved in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. The Burke Broncos Spring Track team, Hawkeyes Basketball team, Wrestling, Ski and Swim teams Freshman, JV and Varsity Cheerleading squads and many intramural sports, were among the athletic pursuits of BCHS students. Beginning in 1968 the school mascot for all sports was officially changed to the Eagle. Photography, art, film, debate, science, foreign language and math clubs also garnered student interest. "Not Words, but Deeds," the school motto, reflects the character of BCHS students throughout it's hundred-year history. Concern for others and the pursuit of excellence remain hallmarks of this school. The success of the student's is evident in the fact that 99% of BCHS graduates attend college.
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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  4/20/2015
Dear Officer, This is Vicky from UNO Education. we have students who have interests in your school for 2016 spring and fall semester. Would you like to let me know if you have certain agency requirement and policy? Can I have a material of your school especially the admissions for the international F1 students? Thank you. ------------------ Best regards, Vicky Program Coordinator
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5  8/26/2014
I am interested in an administrative position and/or Chemistry/Physics since I am retiring from the NJ public school system. I live in Vernon, NJ and have taught Physics, Chemistry, Latin, English, and General Science. I have also served as a Director of Special Services and Principal at grade levels Pre-K through High School in Vernon, NJ. I am vested and do not require health benefits.
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