By The Numbers
Great things happen every day at Bishop O'Connell High School. Take a look a few accomplishments over the past year:
Dollars raised for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation over the last 45 years of student-organized Superdance 12-hour dance marathons.
Cans of hearty soup collected for local Catholic Charities food pantries during the fall 2019 drive.
AP Scholars named at Bishop O'Connell, based on the May 2020 Advanced Placement exams. This number includes 4 National AP Scholars, 30 AP Scholars with Distinction and 27 AP Scholars with Honors.
Students receiving college credit from Marymount University. This represents the number of seniors who graduated with credits earned from a dual credit/dual enrollment course in 2019.
Alumni now serving as priests or religious. In addition to this number, there are three O'Connell alumni who are currently preparing for the priesthood.
Number of Advanced Placement (AP) courses offered.
Student-athletes committed to playing their sports at the college level from the class of 2020.
Members of the class of 2020 receiving a Global Studies Certificate at graduation. These students completed the equivalent of a ninth semester of work through beyond-the-classroom experiences and a capstone project.
Newly renovated science classrooms since 2012, including three chemistry labs, three biology labs, three physics and engineering classrooms.