By The Numbers
Great things happen every day at Bishop O'Connell High School. Take a look a few accomplishments over the past year:
Total dollars in college scholarships and grants awarded to the Class of 2018.
Dollars raised for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation over the last 43 years of student-organized Superdance 12-hour dance marathons.
Cans of hearty soup collected for Christ House in Alexandria during the fall 2017 drive.
AP Scholars named at Bishop O'Connell, based on the May 2018Advanced Placement exams. This number includes 8 National AP Scholars, 38 AP Scholars with Distinction and 17 AP Scholars with Honors.
Alumni now serving as priests or religious. In addition to this number, there are five O'Connell alumni who are currently preparing for the priesthood.
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 2018.
Speech or essay contest awards. O'Connell students were recognized by outside organizations at the local and state level in 2017-2018. Five students qualified to compete at the national level, after winning competitions at the local, state and regional levels.
Number of Advanced Placement (AP) courses offered.
Student-athletes committed to playing their sports at the college level from the class of 2018.
Members of the class of 2018 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.
Theater productions staged in 2017-2018
Romeo and Juliet - fall drama
Mary Poppins - spring musical