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Bishop Denis J O'connell High School

Bishop Denis J O'connell High School is a coeducational private Catholic traditional school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Bishop Denis J O'connell High School says

Bishop Denis J. O'Connell High School is a Catholic coeducational community located in Arlington, Virginia. The spiritual atmosphere is enriched by the presence of the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Our mission is to provide students an education rooted in the life of Christ and to foster the pursuit of excellence in the whole person. We believe in the full development of the human person, including the spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional, and physical aspects of one's being. Commitment to academic excellence is an integral part of our identity as a Catholic school. We believe that students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process, and when each student has appropriate opportunities for success. We believe that student self-esteem is enhanced by positive relationships and mutual respect among and between students and faculty; that students thrive in a supportive yet stimulating climate which affirms the dignity of all persons; and that we are called to educate students of diverse economic, cultural, religious, racial, and ethnic backgrounds. A Catholic co-educational community since 1957Small class sizes with teachers who careFinancial assistance availableConvenient location with bus transportation provided (walking distance from East Falls Church Metro)70 different Clubs that students participate inDual Enrollment Courses available through Marymount University

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Finance

Finance

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Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (703) 237-1461
Email
  admissions@bishopoconnell.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 1,193
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 304
10 294
11 319
12 276

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Student Teacher Ratio 12 : 1
Gender 50% Male / 50% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 66%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Multi-racial 16%
Hispanic/Latino 13%
Black or African American 10%
Asian 11%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Extracurriculars

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Crew
  • Cross Country
  • Diving
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Winter Track and Field
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Crew
  • Cross Country
  • Diving
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Winter Track and Field
  • Wrestling

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