Academic Profile

Accredited By:  AdvancED
Association of Schools
 

5850 Eichelberger (314) 832-3030         
CEEB/ACT Code:  262-931
St. Louis, MO  63109 (314) 832-0529 Fax

OWNERSHIP: Bishop DuBourg High School is owned and managed by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Saint Louis, Missouri. Visit their website here. The school was founded in 1950-1951 and now has a student population of about 300 with 40 full-time professional staff.

ADMINISTRATION: 
Mr. Mark Bayens '81 - President
Dr. Monica Freese - Principal
Mr. Troy Ufert - Dean of Students
Mr. Steve Bettlach - Athletic Director

COUNSELORS: Ms. Mindy Nikolaisen and Ms. Erin Provaznik

CURRICULUM: Bishop DuBourg High School offers a comprehensive college preparatory curriculum designed to prepare all our students for college and post-high school life. The Bishop DuBourg High School curriculum is well-rounded, challenging, and individualized to meet all our students' varying academic needs and interests.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS: 30.4 CREDITS

Religion and English: 4 credits each
Mathematics, Science and Social Studies: 3 credits each
World Languages: 2 credits
Cavalier Experience, Physical Education and Visual & Performing Arts: 1 credit each
Practical Arts, Computer Applications, Health & Wellness, and Personal Finance: .5 credits each
Electives: 6 credits
Christian Service: .4 credits (.1 credits/year)

CHRISTIAN SERVICE HOURS GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS:  Freshmen: 20 hours
Sophomores: 25 hours
Juniors: 35 hours
Seniors: 70 hours

ACADEMY OF ADVANCED STUDIES (AAS):  The Academy of Advanced Studies is an honors program that offers students a rigorous course of academics. Students must apply for admission into the Academy and are accepted based on standardized test scores, grades, leadership potential, and an interview. Academy students have the opportunity to take 18 enriched, honors, advanced, or college credit courses during their four years.  Students in the Academy must take at least 16 of these 18 designated courses. Students must also exemplify hard work and responsibility, demonstrate leadership and respect for others, maintain an excellent attendance record, and maintain at least a 3.5 G.P.A. Special Academy seminar courses and summer elective courses are designated by an AAS on the transcript.

GRADING SCALE

HONORS LEVEL COURSES: Letter grades are weighted 1.0 higher than the standard 4.0 point scale for the year.

 

ADVANCED COLLEGE CREDIT COURSES: May be taken through Saint Louis University and University of Missouri – St. Louis. 
A total of 56 advanced college credits are offered.
 
RANKING OF STUDENTS: As of the 2014-15 school year, Bishop DuBourg High School does not rank students.

In courses where success in the second semester is directly dependent on skill or knowledge included in the first semester work, the first semester failure may be made up if the second semester grade is passing. Students are given a “D” for the first semester.

All World Language Courses  
All full-credit Science Courses  
All full-credit Mathematics Courses

Faith in Christ…Service to Others