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
. Founded in 1961 by the Sisters of Mercy
, the school has grown to over 1000 students. Each class is approximately 300 students, who are selected from a significantly larger pool of applicants.
The second of four regional Catholic high schools constructed in the Diocese of Fall River, Bishop Feehan High School opened its doors 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.
Feehan offers 13 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. Feehan is one of fewer than 20 schools in the nation to offer multiple levels of Arabic classes. They are held in conjunction with Cairo University in Syria.
Feehan's most recent graduating class contained 41 AP scholars and 51 President's Education Award winners. 99% of the class of 2008 was accepted to a four-year institution and 98% enrolled at a four-year institution.
Bishop Feehan sponsors various volunteer organizations, clubs and athletic teams. 83% of all students participate in at least one activity. Bishop Feehan's... Read More