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Bishop O'Connell High School
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  • Private, Catholic
  • ARLINGTON, VA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

O'Connell leaders are meeting regularly to develop plans to address a variety of contingencies that we may face at the start of the school year. We remain in close contact with the Office of Catholic Schools and a diocesan task force. Our focus is to continue to provide an excellent Catholic educational experience for all our students while protecting the health and safety of our community. Learn More

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Sports
    grade A+

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Bishop O'Connell High School is a top rated, private, Catholic school located in ARLINGTON, VA. It has 1,155 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1. Tuition is $17,275 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 90% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.

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Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$17,275
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  

Bishop O'Connell High School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1230
381 responses
Average ACT
28
121 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 18 responses
Poll
94%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 18 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 102 responses
  • Superdance
    23%
  • School pep rally's
    20%
  • Giving back to the community in doing service hour
    18%
  • Senior priviledges
    15%
  • Soup Drive and Living Rosary
    7%
  • Football games, basketball games, etc.
    5%
  • Homecoming
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,155
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 25 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 25 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 25 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Poll
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 35 responses
Poll
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 35 responses
Poll
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 35 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 18 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 18 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 18 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$186,210
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,494
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$821,573
National
$217,500
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