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

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Bishop Shanahan High School is a highly rated, private, Catholic school located in Downingtown, PA. It has 1,130 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. Tuition is $8,600 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 100% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.

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Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$8,600
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
25%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  

Bishop Shanahan High School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1220
492 responses
Average ACT
28
58 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 20 responses
Poll
50%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 20 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 83 responses
  • Class events (i.e. Junior week)
    20%
  • Homecoming rally
    18%
  • Productions and concerts
    16%
  • Football games
    12%
  • Halloween
    8%
  • Senior privilege of sitting outside
    8%
  • Holiday Masses
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,130
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 23 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 23 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 23 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Poll
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 30 responses
Poll
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 30 responses
Poll
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 30 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 15 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 15 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 15 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
$66,345
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,194
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$242,700
National
$217,500
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