“At a Glance”

Why Bishop Hendricken?

  • Premiere, all-boys Catholic college preparatory high school in Rhode Island
  • A rich tradition of attracting gifted scholars, artists and athletes who will become men of character, faith and intellect.
  • Our graduates are accomplished professionals in every industry, and they become lifelong learners and community leaders who give back to our world in a spirit of service and compassion.
  • Tradition of excellence in Catholic education for young men
  • Over 500 National Merit and Commended Scholars in the past 50 years
  • Academic Decathlon National Champions in 2017 & RI State Champions 2011-2017
  • 7 varsity, 5 junior varsity, 3 freshman and 1 unified state championship in 2016-2017, and 203 state athletic championships since 1959
  • Performance awards in music, drama, visual & media arts, including Show Choir, the SENE Film Festival, 17 All-State Musicians, Percussion Ensemble and a Silver Key Award.
  • 100% college placement at the nation’s top colleges and universities, others into the military or a post-graduate year before college
  • $19.3 million in college grants and scholarships awarded to our 2016 graduating class
  • 287 Colleges and universities where seniors were accepted
  • The lowest tuition among comparable Catholic and private schools in the region
  • Our students provide over 42,000 hours of community service annually

Facts & Figures

Affiliation:   Roman Catholic, Diocese of Providence 
Enrollment:  944 young men, grades 8– 12 (33 in 8th Grade Select Honors Institute)
Student-faculty ratio:  14:1 
Average class size:  22 students
Faculty:  86 and 72% hold a masters degree
Location:  Warwick, RI 
Campus:  Suburban campus with spacious 34 acres 
Curriculum:  4 College-Prep levels with over 100 courses and an 8th grade Honors program 
Honors & AP classes:  23 Honors, 18 Advanced Placement 
Activities:  47 clubs and organizations
Athletics:  14 sports in the RI Interscholastic League, plus 2 club sports and 12 different intramural sports. Two unified sports programs.
Mission Trips:   Peru, Texas and Maine

2017-18 Academic Year

Tuition:  $14,400 for Grades 9-12 & $12,900 for Grade 8 (Monthly payment plans available) 
Books & Fees:  Approx. $300 
Financial Aid:  64% receive need-based aid 
Average Award:  $3250; awards range from $1,500 to $5500 
Total Aid awarded:  $1.75 million tuition assistance awarded
Merit Scholarships:  30 merit and need-based scholarships are awarded each year based on entrance exam scores and academic performance in middle school. Additional scholarships are available for those who meet certain financial as well as academic criteria.