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Bishop Feehan High School is a co-educational Catholic high school in Attleboro, Massachusetts. It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fall River. The school was built in 1961 and staffed by the Sisters of Mercy. The school has grown to over 1,000 students. Each class is approximately 250+ students, who are selected from a significantly larger pool of applicants.[2]

Bishop Feehan High School Caption text
Address
70 Holcott Drive

Attleboro
, ,
02703

United States
Coordinates41°57′51″N 71°17′42″W / 41.96417°N 71.29500°W / 41.96417; -71.29500Coordinates: 41°57′51″N 71°17′42″W / 41.96417°N 71.29500°W / 41.96417; -71.29500
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TypePrivate
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
Established1961
PresidentTim Sullivan '87
PrincipalSean Kane
ChaplainFather David Costa
Faculty121
Grades912
GenderCoeducational
Enrollment1080 (2016)
Average class size19
Student to teacher ratio13:1
Campus size42 acres
Color(s)     Green
     Gold
     White
SloganSet your hearts on things above not on things of earth.
Athletics conferenceEastern Athletic Conference
MascotLucky the Leprechaun
Team nameShamrocks
RivalAttleboro High School North Attleboro High School Bishop Stang High School Coyle and Cassidy High School
AccreditationNew England Association of Schools and Colleges[1]
Publication"Cornerstone" (alumni magazine)
NewspaperThe ‘Rock Report
YearbookFlashback
Tuition$10,400
Athletic DirectorGary Doherty
Website

The second of five regional, diocesan Catholic high schools constructed in the Diocese of Fall River, the school opened in the fall of 1961. Bishop Feehan, a Roman Catholic institution, was founded to form a partnership with the families of the Attleboro area in educating teenagers in the teachings of Jesus Christ and His Church.

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AcademicsEdit

Feehan offers 12 AP classes and honors courses in mathematics, foreign languages, English, science and the arts. An engineering class is offered in conjunction with the Museum of Science in Boston.

100% of Feehan's most recent graduating class was accepted to a four-year institution and 98% enrolled at a four-year institution.[3]

AthleticsEdit

Bishop Feehan has a wide range of athletic activities which include football, marching band, ice hockey, cheerleading, volleyball, cross country, basketball, track, soccer, baseball, swim, lacrosse, water polo, fencing, and some others. Bishop Feehan's football team has won numerous state titles including the latest in 2012 where they defeated Lynnfield High School at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA. Feehan athletes won three state titles in 2015-16 alone, including wins in golf, swimming and girls basketball (division one state champs!). Feehan initiated a boys and girls lacrosse program in 2007 and launched a club field hockey program in 2016. The Boys Spring Track team also currently has 91 straight dual-meet wins.

  • Boys Cross Country Team All-State Champions - 1987, 1993, 1994, 2003, 2008, 2011
  • Girls Cross Country Team All-State Champions - 2003, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Baseball State Champions – 1994
  • Baseball State Finalists – 1998
  • Wrestling State Champions - 1992, 2011
  • Football State Champions – 1997, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2009, 2012
  • Football State Finalists – 1994, 2000
  • Marching Band NESBA Champions- 2008, 2011, 2016
  • Girls Basketball State Champions- 2016

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ NEASC-CIS. "NEASC-Commission on Independent Schools". Archived from the original on 2009-06-16. Retrieved 2009-07-28.
  2. ^ "Bishopfeehan.com: At a Glance". Archived from the original on 2010-04-17. Retrieved 2010-04-07.
  3. ^ "Bishopfeehan.com: College Acceptance". Archived from the original on 2010-04-17. Retrieved 2010-04-07.
  4. ^ Cool Running.com: Mark Coogan Retires Archived 2008-09-02 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ http://www.pgatour.com/players/player.31193.html

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