The first three years of study provides a thorough and rigorous academic experience in English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and World Languages. Additionally, students take Art courses during their freshman and sophomore years, a Health course during their sophomore year and Physical Education courses each school year.  The Computer Science curriculum during the first three years of study, include aspects of Computer Applications, Robotics, Engineering and Coding. The Religious Studies curriculum is provided to students over their four-year careers at Bergen Catholic and affords each young man the opportunity to seek and understand his faith through classroom studies, liturgies, prayer and day-to-day interactions with faculty and students. Advanced Placement courses are available to underclassmen in Art, Computer Science, English, and Social Studies.
 
During the senior year, students are provided with an advanced level of courses in each discipline as well as being introduced to variety of elective courses. Advanced Placement courses are available in Art, Computer Science, English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and World Languages.
Students who excel in their studies are recognized by the school with their inclusion on the Principal's List with a grade point average (GPA) of 95 or higher and no individual class average below an 83. First Honors recognizes students with a GPA of 90 or higher and no individual class average below an 80. Second Honors recognizes students with a GPA of at least 85 and no individual class average below a 75. Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who rank in the top ten of their class at the end of the academic year, are awarded partial Academic Scholarships for the following school year.

To keep parents informed of the academic progress of their sons, parents may check Blackboard for their child’s up-to-date grades.  Progress Reports are provided four times a year - at the mid-point of each quarter. Report cards are also provided four times a year – at the conclusion of each quarter.  Mid-term examinations occur at the end of the first semester and final examinations occur at the conclusion of the second semester. Parent/Teacher Conferences are held in November and February annually.  However, inquiries from parents, as to their son's progress, are always welcomed by members of the faculty.
The goal of the program of studies is to educate the whole person: mind, body, and spirit. The college preparatory curriculum is designed to prepare the young man for future academic pursuits in a way that will promote self-confidence, individual responsibility, and moral integrity.
Bergen Catholic High School is a private, four year (9-12) college preparatory school that delivers a traditional, value-centered Catholic education in a 21st Century learning environment and utilizes technology the better to prepare students to lead in life and service to others. Bergen Catholic educates the whole person - mind, body and spirit - by deepening religious faith, developing academic excellence, and strengthening social consciousness and responsibility in young men.
 
 

Bergen Catholic

High School

Founded and staffed by the
Edmund Rice Christian Brothers
1040 Oradell Avenue
Oradell, NJ 07649
Tel: 201.261.1844

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