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Bishop McCort High School

Bishop McCort High School, established in 1922, is an incorporated Catholic high school located in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, approximately 67 miles east of Pittsburgh.
A strong spiritual and moral commitment to excellence, Bishop McCort prides itself by providing a disciplined educational environment for academically-motivated students.

One indicator of the quality of McCort’s academic program is the success of its students in baccalaureate studies. McCort offers more Advanced Placement (AP) and college-level than any other high school in the area.

The Class of 2012 was offered more than $8.2M in merit based scholarships with 98% pursuing a post-secondary degree

Bishop McCort offers 20 boys’ and girls’ varsity sports programs including soccer, cheerleading, basketball, football, volleyball, baseball, softball, and hockey.

McCort also competes academically with its Scholastic Quiz, Forensics, Model UN, Band, Orchestra, and Math-a-thon.

The “College in High School” program allows students to earn college credit while enrolled at McCort. There are currently 47 credit hours approved for transfer to any college/university. The program is accredited by Seton Hill University, Mt. Aloysius College, and St. Francis University.

The source of McCort’s academic strength lies in its faculty and staff. In addition, McCort boasts a 12:1 student-teacher ratio allowing the faculty to challenge each student to reach their potential in mind, body, and spirit. In 2010, 97% of the graduating senior class was enrolled in a baccalaureate program.

At McCort, education has always has been linked to values, chief among them volunteering in community service. Each student is required to complete 36 hours of community service each school year.

McCort has over 30 extracurricular clubs and societies that provide leadership opportunities for its students ranging from honor societies, to ecology, to student government, to drama. The Drama Club annually produces a musical that is the most critically acclaimed in the area.

Bishop McCort is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and received its most recent accreditation in 2009.

Bishop McCort Catholic High School
25 Osborne Street
Johnstown, PA 15905
Main #814-536-8991
FAX # 814-535-4118
http://www.mccort.org

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