The Bishop's School

  • As a college preparatory school, Bishop's believes that certain skills, knowledge, and the ability to reason are necessary to meet the demands of a college education and to benefit from it.
  • The School's affiliation with the Episcopal Church reflects the belief that knowledge combined with a spiritual awareness better enables students to function as caring, effective adults in today's world. In addition to stimulating and challenging students academically, the School's mission includes helping young people learn to be morally discriminating and to define ethical standards that will take them from adolescence to adulthood.
  • At Bishop's, the focus is on developing the whole person.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1909
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students800 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeThe Bishop's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers95 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses25 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesArt History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language & Culture, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, European History, French Language, Government & Politics: Comparative, Government & Politics: United States, Latin: Vergil, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics B, Psychology, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, Studio Art, United States History,
Average SAT score1420
Average ACT score30
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 3
Yearly Tuition Cost$33,800
% on Financial Aid
20%

Sports

Total Sports Offered19 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water PoloBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryEquestrian,
Field HockeyFlag Football,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseSailing,
SoccerSoftball,
SquashSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,
Water Polo
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • La Jolla
    Grades: NS-12 | 1105 students
    4.5 miles
    9490 Genesee Avenue
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    (858)453-3440
    4.5 NS-12
    1105
  • San Diego
    Grades: PK-12 | 1227 students
    7.6 miles
    6501 Linda Vista Rd
    San Diego, CA 92111
    (858)596-7900
    7.6 PK-12
    1227
  • San Diego
    Grades: 9-12 | 1478 students
    7.3 miles
    5961 Linda Vista Rd
    San Diego, CA 92110
    (619)298-8277
    7.3 9-12
    1478
  • Chula Vista
    Grades: 9-12 | 869 students
    23.3 miles
    1615 Mater Dei Dr
    Chula Vista, CA 91913
    (619)423-2121
    23.3 9-12
    869
  • Encinitas
    Grades: 7-12 | 161 students
    13.2 miles
    1500 El Camino Real
    Encinitas, CA 92024
    (760)944-6777
    13.2 7-12
    161

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