Bishop Carroll Catholic High School

728 Ben Franklin Highway
Ebensburg, PA 15931
Bishop Carroll is a Catholic, co-educational high school operating within the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese.
Bishop Carroll exists to educate students in spirit, heart, mind and body within a Catholic framework of gospel values to become the best possible members of their families, communities, church and world.
To achieve this end, we rely on a dynamic academic program, based on traditional Christian values, supplemented and enriched by the collaboration of generous, talented people from the local community and church.
Definition of Terms
 | 2020 School Data
Bishop CarrollBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-129-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationCatholicNon-denominational
Year Founded19591907
Campus Size35 acres125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment164 students306 students
% Students of Color
2%
25%
% International Students
2%
20%
% Students Boarding
8%
70%
Average SAT Score1054* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormalCasual
Average Class Size41 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Student : Teacher Ratio9:17:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered718
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
67%
70%
Summer Program OfferedNoYes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$30,400$59,050
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$7,200$33,250
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
95%
57%
Director of AdmissionsStephen Cotchen
Associate Director of AdmissionsJonathan Nagy

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

School Notes

  • Bishop Carroll Catholic High School is a Catholic, co-educational secondary school, which acknowledges that each child is a unique creation of God with dignity and talents. Our faith challenges us to cherish each child’s spirit, heart, mind and body.  We strive to educate the total person in an atmosphere of love, discipline, and honor.The school fosters growth in the Catholic faith in knowledge and in virtue.  As a Catholic community, we are called to provide spiritual direction and reinforcement so that our students will live to express their faith, demonstrating compassion and respect in their loving service to others.  All members of our community are called to be role models of the Catholic faith and of the gospel commandment of love.Bishop Carroll provides a supportive environment where students can acquire academic knowledge and strive for academic excellence.  Our faculty and staff stress that it is equally important to learn to think critically, to discern truth wisely, to live by high ethical standards, and to think and act independently according to gospel values.Our faith centered community acknowledges that the best possible students are products of vital interacting forces – our church with all of its traditions and teachings, a challenging curriculum, a dedicated staff, active families, and a community that offers learning opportunities and support.  To enrich the learning experiences of our students we enlist the aid of many generous, talented people from our community and church.Bishop Carroll Catholic High School will continue to provide an atmosphere where students are prepared for the educational and employment challenges of the future.  We will continue to strive to empower young people to be role models of the Catholic faith, sustain an intellectual curiosity about the world, remain joyous in their humanity, and demonstrate love in their personal relationships and service to others.
  • LD types supported: Language Arts (Reading Specialist)
  • Bishop Carroll Catholic High School accreditations: Middle State

Nearby Schools

The nearest boarding school to Bishop Carroll Catholic High School is Grier School (31.6 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grier School
    Grier School Photo
    All-girls 
    Grades: 7-12, PG | 285 students 31.6 miles2522 Grier School Road
    TyronePA 16686
    (814) 684-3000
    31.67-12, PG285
  • The Kiski School
    The Kiski School Photo - Kiski's outdoor classroom and project-based learning culture gives boys the opportunity to get out of traditional four-walled classrooms and experience the beautiful scenery that Western Pennsylvania autumn offers! With our dedicated STEAM and Makerspace areas, young men get to roll up their sleeves and enjoy hands-on learning!
    All-boys 
    Grades: 9-12, PG | 185 students 36.1 miles1888 Brett Lane
    SaltsburgPA 15681
    (724) 639-8035
    36.19-12, PG185
  • Grades: 9-12 | 474 students 58.5 miles423 Fox Chapel Road
    PittsburghPA 15238
    (412) 968-3180
    58.59-12474
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 445 students 63.3 miles100 Academy Drive
    MercersburgPA 17236
    (717) 328-6173
    63.39-12, PG445
  • Saint James School
    Saint James School Photo - Saint James' picturesque 689-acre campus is conveniently located only 70 miles from the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area.
    (Episcopal)
    Grades: 8-12 | 235 students 81.3 miles17641 College Road
    HagerstownMD 21740
    (301) 733-9330
    81.38-12235
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