Bishop Lynch High School
is a co-educational Catholic high school
(grades 9-12) founded by the Dominican Order
in east Dallas
). It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Dallas
. It opened in 1963 with 365 students and now has over 1,000 students. In keeping with its Dominican tradition, the school mascot is a Friar
and the colors are black and white. It was designated a Blue Ribbon School
by the Texas Department of Education in 1991 and 1998.
- In 1963 Bishop Lynch High School was founded in honor of Bishop Joseph Patrick Lynch.
- Originally, the school was co-institutional, with the main building divided down the middle of its square floor plan into a boys' half and a girls' half. Therefore, the male bathrooms are on one half of the main building and the women's room on the other. The school is now co-educational
The Bishop Lynch campus was built with three main hallways: Ferguson Hall, Science Hall, and Inadale hall. Later, The newest Heritage Hall was built to be extra and branch from Ferguson. The courtyard houses a greenhouse, a Shakespeare garden, and a memorial to Bishop Lynch students who have died while attending.
Also notable is the Golf Garden. This space is maintained by the Golf Team as a popular destination for classes who seek fresh air, seniors who eat outside, and all students during late start days and after school. It frequently showcases student sculpture on its lawn.
The Atrium is where many pieces of hanging... Read More