Welcome from Principal

Welcome to Bishop England High School!  Thank you for visiting our website.  Please take the time to visit all areas of the website to learn about all that Bishop England has to offer.  I would like to invite you to visit our 40-acre campus on Daniel Island in Charleston, SC to experience what makes BE special.

Bishop England High School is the oldest and largest Catholic secondary school in the Diocese of Charleston, and is often called the “Flagship” school of the Diocese.  Founded on September 22, 1915, the school celebrates over 100 years of faith formation, academic excellence, and athletic success.  The school builds on this foundation of success to create a future that will prepare our students for the challenges of tomorrow.

Bishop England High School has a highly qualified faculty and staff with 64% of our classroom teachers holding a Master’s degree or higher.  The school’s Options and Accommodations programs create a truly inclusive environment that serves all learners.  Bishop England has an active Campus Ministry program, prayer and sacramental opportunities, over 30 clubs and organizations, and 20 varsity sports that support the student’s spiritual, intellectual and physical growth.

The school has a 99% graduation rate with 97% of graduates continuing their education at a college or university.  Bishop England High School offers 14 Advanced Placement (AP) courses and 47 Honors courses.  The school achieved a 90% passage rate on AP tests for 4 of the last 5 years.  The school’s nationally recognized athletic program, with 152 State Championships, won 8 State Championships during the 2018-2019 school year.

Bishop England High School is a very special place, and there is a place for you here!

Thank you for your interest.  Please contact me with any questions or concerns.  I’m sure you will find what you are looking for at Bishop England High School.

God Bless,

Patrick Finneran


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