Current eighth graders may visit in the Fall and Spring. Current seventh graders are welcome in the spring. Transfer students are welcome to come all year round.
What do I wear?
We ask that all visitors comply with our dress code. Visitors may wear khakis and a polo or their current school uniform.
Do I need to bring anything?
You do not need to bring anything with you when you come to visit because lunch is on us!
Who will I be shadowing?
Visitors will be paired up with a current sophomore or junior Student Ambassador. You will go to their classes and activities that they have scheduled for the day. We also do our best to match you with a student who has similar interests.
What will I do during my shadow visit?
Below is a sample schedule of your day at Bishop DuBourg.
Please note: Every Wednesday is a late start for Teacher In-Service. School Begins at 8:45 AM, we welcome visitors at 9:00 AM.
Visitors should arrive and check into the main office. Visitors will then receive a packet and meet their tour guide and go on a tour of the school.
Visitors will attend Period 1 with their tour guide.
Visitors will attend Period 2 with their tour guide.
Visitors will attend Period 3 class with their tour guide and eat one of two lunches at this time.
(Lunch is on complimentary. You do not need to bring one.)
Visitors will attend Period 4 class with their tour guide.
The day will end in the Admissions Office. Your tour guide will bring you here to check out.
Visitors will be picked up in the main office.
How do I schedule a shadow visit?
Please contact Mr. John Schwartz '11, at 314.783.4464 to make a reservation or fill out the interest form linked below. We recommend that a parent schedule the visit at least one week in advance. If filling out online, Mr. Schwartz will contact you shortly after to arrange your visit!
What time do I need to arrive and be picked up?
When coming to shadow a student for the day, we ask that you be here at 7:45 am in the main office, which is located just to the right of the main entrance to the campus. You can then be picked up at 2:15 pm in the main office.
Seventh Graders are welcome to shadow a Bishop DuBourg student in the spring. The dates for shadow visits are dependent upon scheduling factors in the Advancement Office. If you are in seventh grade and would like to spend a day at Bishop DuBourg, contact Mr. John Schwartz '11 at 314.783.4419.