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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Sports
    A
Address
7607 La Jolla Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92037
Telephone
(858) 459-4021

Applying

Application Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$100
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
SSAT, ISEE

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$36,290
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
20%
Average Financial Aid
$24,077
From The Bishop's School

From the border to Oceanside, The Bishop’s School is a thriving student and faculty population on an 11-acre campus in La Jolla. San Diego’s only independent middle and high school affiliated with the Episcopal Church, Bishop’s is an inclusive community where students come from more than 70 schools representing diverse religious, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. 48 percent of students self-identify as people of color; 20 percent receive more than $3 million in financial aid. We have 72 sports teams, 40 performing arts shows in dance, theater, choral and instrumental music and visual arts options from photography to animation and more. Classrooms are designed for interaction and conversation rather than lecture. The aim of a Bishop’s education: develop students who are kind, independent thinkers, of healthy mind and body; who are globally aware citizens, problem-solvers, and risk takers. Come see how we learn. Come see how we live. 2018 Open House Sat., Nov. 3, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

The Bishop's School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1390
139 responses
Average ACT
32
72 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.8 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.8 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 14 responses
Report
  • Bish Bowl
    50%
  • Blessing of the Animals
    21%
  • Senior Prank
    14%
  • Spirit Week
    14%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
800
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.10 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.10 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.10 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Poll
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.14 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.14 responses
Poll
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.14 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
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Living in the Area
A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    C+
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Cost of Living
    D+
  4. Good for Families
    A-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$68,117
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,427
National
$949
Median Home Value
$488,600
National
$184,700

The Bishop's School Reviews

62 reviews
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I loved my time at Bishop's. Both students and teachers are amazing, supportive, and push you to challenge yourself. To represent how close your bonds are from Bishop’s, many college freshmen visit campus when they come home for Christmas to see teachers, visit with underclassmen friends, and reconnect with their classmates.
Bishop's is not for the non-academically minded student: courses are overwhelming if students do not work together, reach out for teacher aid, and stay on top of their work. However, even when studying for my toughest exams, I never regretted going to Bishop's. Bishop's is built for the student who wants to excel in school while also playing a sport, writing for the school magazine, and being a member of multiple other clubs.
As I end my freshman year of college, I am so appreciative of my Bishop's education: because of Bishop's, I feel confident in my ability to study and succeed.
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Although the environment is very competitive and I cannot confidently say that I got a great deal of sleep over the last four years, there is very little that I would change about my experience at Bishop's. I have formed close relationships with my teachers and become very involved in a variety of extracurricular activities, such as Mock Trial and Speech and Debate. There are clubs for everyone, and, if a particular one does not already exist, it is easy to form one. Teachers are always willing to help out with classroom performance, etc. The workload depends greatly upon which classes you decide to take; Bishop's can essentially be as difficult as you make it. Taking advantage of as many opportunities as I could led me to receive a great education from this school, and I feel well prepared for college.
I feel that Bishop’s is a great place to discover who you are and further learn more than you’ll ever know. I have to say though that this school is for a particular type of student, someone who can take stress easily and someone who can stay focused on their genuine passion for learning. Sometimes students don’t seem to genuinely engaged in learning new things. Diversity is somewhat an issue because 95% of the people are Caucasian but this place gives you the opportunity to learn and discover so that when you go out into the world, distractions won’t really be a problem becomes you will be focused on your end goal. The school helps you and trains you to become a better, smarter, and more capable person.