Bishop Carroll provides a rigorous academic program while at the same time acknowledging the specific needs and interests of all students. Developmental math and reading courses, AP and Dual Enrollment Courses, and a partnership will Admiral Peary Vocational-Technical School provide students with several options in their academic progress.
Bishop Carroll is accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Middle State Association. Our faculty is comprised of PA certified teachers, many of whom hold advanced degrees in their subject areas. Our student to teacher ratio is 10:1.
Academic programs are available for students at varying skill levels, and teachers provide each student with individual attention based on their academic goals and abilities.
Regularly, more than 90% of graduates go directly on to higher education and collectively earn up to $2 million in scholarships. Many students go on to prestigious Catholic colleges and universities through scholarship and articulation agreements with Bishop Carroll.
Bishop Carroll is located in the heart of Ebensburg in the beautiful Laurel Highlands. Our campus includes our high school building and gymnasium, as well as Aquinas Hall which houses BC’s International Program. Our view from “Husky Hill” of the surrounding hillsides and landscape is a daily reminder of God’s wonder.
Several of our other regional Catholic colleges and universities offer scholarships to graduates of Catholic high schools as recognition of the commitment to academic excellence in Catholic education. Amounts and terms of eligibility vary. The following amounts are guaranteed and may be stacked with other earned academic scholarships.
|Carlow College||$2,000 discount per year|
|Duquesne University||10% off tuition per year|
|La Roche College||$2,000 per year|
|Seton Hill University||$2,500 per year|
|St. Michael College, NH||$5,000 per year|
Bishop Carroll students in their junior and/or senior year are eligible to apply and attend Admiral Peary Vo-Tech. Bishop Carroll students who attend Vo-Tech will pay half tuition to BCCHS. Students may enter either a one or two year program of the following options:
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Colleges and universities recognize the strong education that students receive at Bishop Carroll. Locally, both Saint Francis University and Mount Aloysius College have signed Articulation Agreements with Bishop Carroll. Saint Vincent and Franciscan University also have guaranteed agreements with Bishop Carroll. This is a guarantee that students who meet specific academic goals will receive academic scholarship monies of at least the following amounts, based on a four year program:
|Saint Francis University||$10,000 per year||$21,000 per year|
|$40,000 total||$84,000 total|
|Mount Aloysius College||$2,000 per year||$12,000 per year|
|$8,000 total||$48,000 total|
|Saint Vincent College||$18,500 per year||$29,000 per year|
|$74,000 total||$116,000 total|
Franciscan University – half off tuition each year – for the 2017-2018 school year, that worked out to a discount of $12,000 a year, or $48,000 over four years.
Often, students with academic credentials higher than these minimums actually receive even more scholarship money. These numbers reflect totals for the 2017-2018 school year. These amounts will be adjusted in the spring.
Nearly every college-bound senior at Bishop Carroll was granted admission to the college or university of their choice, with many gaining acceptance to several institutions.
Between 2000 and 2018, Bishop Carroll students earned scholarships to the following colleges and universities:
For post-secondary admissions requirements, Bishop Carroll students are offered a wide array of standardized testing, including:
Whether you are a member of our alumni, a prospective student, or just have a question, we would love to hear from you!
728 Ben Franklin Highway
Ebensburg, Pa 15931