Bishop Chatard High School, as part of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, has met the criteria for educational quality established by Cognia Global Commission. BCHS has received its Certificate of Accreditation by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, the Northwest Accreditation Commission, and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement.
2023 National Blue Ribbon School
2019/2020 ‘A’ School
Four Star School
To receive Four Star designation, a school must be in the top 25th percentile of schools in two ISTEP-based categories (Language Arts and Math), and in the top 25th percentile in each grade tested. A qualifying school must have earned the highest designation (A rating) in the state’s accountability system and be accredited by the Indiana Department of Education. A total of 234 Indiana schools received the award for the 2017/2018 school year.
Diploma strength for the class of 2023 as indicated by the IDOE was 98.1% (State average: 90.6%). 99.4% of the Class of 2023 completed a Graduation Pathway. (Source IDOE GPS)
Advanced Placement Award
2020 is the most recent class year for which IDOE awards were issued.)
For the Class of 2023, 74.6% passed an AP or Dual Credit exam/course. (State Average is 59.5% – Source: IDOE GPS)
2014 School of Excellence
2019 Thriving School
2021 Best School
BCHS Achievement Awards
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