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245 Students Volunteer as Bishop Chatard Ambassadors
$24.1 Million in Scholarships and Grants were Earned by the Class of 2017
88 Trojans were Named Academic All-State in 2016-2017
More than 90% of Students are Active in Clubs and Sports
97% of BCHS Students Participate in Class Spiritual Retreats
Minority Students Represent 19% of the BCHS Student Body
BCHS is the North Deanery High School of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis
Bishop Chatard students are supported by over 50 years of history and tradition. Committed to our role as the Archdiocese of Indianapolis North Deanery high school, it remains our mission to serve all students who seek a Catholic education. We achieve that by maintaining an inclusive learning environment that offers innovative programs – including over 50 honors and AP & Dual Credit courses, along with a robust Academic Support Program – that narrow learning gaps.
Bishop Chatard has a culture focused on faith formation and servant leadership that permeates everything we do.
- All-school Mass is celebrated each week
- Students log over 18,000 service hours annually and participate in school-sponsored mission trips and outreach
- Bishop Chatards’s curriculum includes four years of Theology coursework
Bishop Chatard offers a challenging academic program, recognized as exceptional.
- 13:1 Student-to-teacher ratio
- 71% of 2017 graduates earned Academic Honors diplomas
- Recipient of the Cardinal Newman Society School of Excellence Award
Bishop Chatard fosters an inclusive athletic program encouraging all students to challenge themselves physically, as well as academically.
- Bishop Chatard supports 27 athletic teams
- 84% of the student body participates in team sports
- Trojans have won 16 IHSAA state championships
Bishop Chatard believes that each individual has infinite value and welcomes a diverse group of students, providing extracurricular activities that appeal to all.
- 93% of students participate in extracurricular clubs or activities
- 22 clubs sponsor numerous student activities and engagement opportunities
- Student leadership opportunities offered in Student Council, Mentor and Ambassador programs
Bishop Chatard taught me the importance of being active in your faith and to not hide it. I have an active role to play in the world. I am not going to wait for change, instead, I will be the change.
I'm going to be an engineer in a globally connected world. My faith will be challenged by opposing beliefs and my mind will be challenged intellectually as I go on to college. BCHS has given me tools to protect my faith and the intellect to do whatever I set my mind to.