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    Bishop Stang High School ::: North Dartmouth, Massachusetts ::: Northeast U.S.

    Bishop Stang High School

     

    • Eight-acre campus in a suburban setting, close to beautiful coastal beaches and 1.25 hours from Boston
    • 618 students; 2% international; average class size 19; student/faculty ratio 14:1
    • Coeducational, day school, religious affiliation - Catholic
    • Bishop Stang has been designated a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the US Department of Education
    • Community service requirement via Faith in Action Together Program
    • Excellent university placements include Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, among others
    • ESL not available

    Founded

    1959

    Climate

    4 seasons, snow in winter

    Student Body

    618 students (grades 9-12); 2% international 

    Average Class Size

    19 students

    Faculty

    65 faculty; 76% with advanced degrees

    Student/Faculty Ratio

    14:1

    College Placement

    100% university placement including Georgia Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Pennsylvania State University, University of Notre Dame among others

    Honors & AP

    Advanced Placement: Biology, Calculus AB & BC, Chemistry, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, European History, Physics, Psychology, Statistics, US History

    Honors: Algebra, Anatomy & Physiology, Biochemistry, Calculus, Chemistry, Chorus, Computer Science, English, Environmental Science, French, Geometry, Instrumental Ensemble, Latin, Music, Physics, Portuguese, Precalculus, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Technical Drawing, US History, World History

    Special Programs

    Christian Service F.I.A.T. Program (Faith in Action Together) The program includes such events as: Memory Walk for Alzheimer's, Walk for Multiple Sclerosis, Spring Food Drive, Christmas Project, Mission Honduras, Joseph's Apprentices, and Elementary/Community After School Programs.

    Marking System

    The school year is divided into four quarters.  Bishop Stang uses numerical percentage marks, with 65% as the lowest passing grade.  The final grade is made up of (each quarter mark = 20%; mid-term exam mark = 10% and final exam mark = 10%)

    Programs of Study

    The minimum graduation requirements for grades 9-12 are as follows:

    English - 4 credits
    Theology - 4 credits
    Mathematics - 4 credits
    Social Studies/History - 3 credits
      (World History, US History)
    Science - 3 credits
      (Biology and 2 electives)
    World Language - 2 credits
      (2 yrs. required; 3 yrs. recommended)
    Physical Education - 1.5 credits
    Fine Arts - 1 credit
    World Language - 2 credits
    Physical Education - 1.5 credits
    Fine Arts - 1 credit
    Electives - 3.5 credits

    Christian Service Project in both junior and senior years is a graduation requirement.

    World Languages offered: French, Latin, Spanish, Portuguese

    SAT Score: Average SAT score = 1628

    Accreditation

    Bishop Stang High School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

    Athletics

    Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross-country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball

    Arts

    Studio Arts, Ceramics, Chorus, Instrumental Ensemble, Photography, Technical Drawing, Theater Arts

    Extracurricular Activities

    Activities and Clubs: A Capella Choir, Art & Photography Club, Bishop Stang Theater Company, Business Club, Campus Ministry, Captains Club, Forensics & Debate, Improv Troupe, Ethos (literary magazine), Lit Wit Club, Math Team, Mock Trial Team, Multicultural Club, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Open Mic Committee, Pep Band, Pro-Life Committee, Robotics, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Ultimate Frisbee Club, Yearbook Club

    Facilities

    Academic building with 35 classrooms and 3 science labs, 3 athletic fields, Cafeteria, Chapel, Football stadium, Gymnatorium (gymnasium and auditorium), Library/media center, Tennis courts, Various community resources to accommodate golf, ice hockey, sailing and swimming programs

    ESL

    No ESL available