Amerigo Los Angeles, Bishop Montgomery High School

5430 Torrance Blvd
Torrance, CA 90503
Bishop Montgomery High School challenges university-bound students to reach their full potential through a robust academic curriculum, countless extracurricular activity options and real-world learning experiences.

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Definition of Terms
 | 2021 School Data
Amerigo Los Angeles,Boarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-129-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Religious AffiliationCatholicNon-denominational
Year Founded19571907
Campus Size24 acres125 acres

Student Body

% International Students
Average SAT Score1161* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score24*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(All students at BMHS wear a uniform )
Average Class Size900 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Student : Teacher Ratio17:17:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered3318
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Acceptance Rate

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredYesYes
Director of AdmissionsRaj Patel

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered3318
CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science A, French Language and Culture, Language and Composition, Latin 4, Literature and Composition, Macroeconomics, Music Theory, Physics I, Physics II, Spanish Language and Culture , Spanish Literature and Culture, Statistics, United States Government and Politics, United States History


# Interscholastic Sports Offered1316
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Surf Team, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Volleyball


Total Extracurricular Organizations4123
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
ACE Mentorship Program, Animal Club, Art Appreciation Club, Best Buddies Club, Bishop Ambassadors, Bishop Fitness Club, Black and Gold Lettermen's Club, Book Club, California Scholarship Federation, Color Guard, Concordia Club, Green Team, Habitat Club, I-Friends International Mentoring Program, International Club, Junior State of America, Key Club, Knightlife, Knights' Council, Latin Club, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Robotics Club, Science Club, Short Flags, Speech and Debate, Technology and Programming Club, yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Comedy Sportz Improv, Dance Team, Drama Lab, Drum Line, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Orchestra, Vocal Jazz, Wind Ensemble

Recreational Athletic Programs:
eSports and Digital Gaming Club, Sand Volleyball, Yoga Club

College Matriculation

Year: 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • Located on a beautiful 24-acre campus just one mile away from the Pacific Ocean, Bishop Montgomery High School provides students with a supporitve, collaborative and challenging environment wher ethey can pursue their unique interests both inside and outside of the classroom. At Bishop Montgomery, students have access to over 30 Honors and AP courses in a wide variety of subjects, as well as a unique STEAM program where they can do a deep dive into the subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. 
  • Amerigo Los Angeles, Bishop Montgomery High School accreditations: Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA)
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Carmelita Jeter - Olympic Gold Medal Sprinter?
    • Denise Austin - Member of the Presidential Council on Physical Fitness and Sports under President Bush and President Obama?
    • Dr. Vincent Price - President of Duke University (#10)?
    • Dr. Patrick Concannon - Director of the University of Florida’s Gene Research Institute?
    • Sal Torres - Serves as mayor of Daly City and has been elected to city council 5 times ?

Profile last updated: 07/19/2021

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