Bishop Connolly High School
is a co-educational Catholic high school in Fall River, Massachusetts
Campus and Building
Connolly's campus is approximately . The campus is bounded on the north by Langley Street and Bristol Community College. It is bounded to the east and south by Route 24 and President Avenue. To the west it is bounded by Elsbree Street. B.M.C Durfee High School, Fall River's public high school is located directly across Elsbree Street. The campus contains a football field with bleachers and a concession stand, a soccer field, an outdoor track, six tennis courts, a baseball field, a softball field and several practice fields.
The main school building is composed of three sections. The activities section contains a 1000 seat gymnasium, an 800 seat auditorium, and 200 seat cafeteria at the far west end. The middle section contains the classrooms and most offices. At the far east end is the former faculty house, which is now the Cardinal Medeiros residence, a retirement home for diocesan priests. The library is located in a circular building in back of the main building
Bishop Connolly's academic structure is similar to that of most other high schools. There are individual academic departments (i.e. Mathematics, Social Studies), each headed by a department chair. There are approximately 3-5 teachers per department under the department chair. Aside from regular college preparatory classes, Connolly has extensive honors and advanced placement... Read More