Bishop Kenny High School, Inc. is a 4-year co-educational Catholic college preparatory school that was founded in 1952. The campus is located in Northeast Florida on the Southside of the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, a growing metropolitan center with a population of more than 1.3 million people. Approximately 1,200 students are enrolled in grades 9-12.
1055 Kingman Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32207
(904) 398-5728 FAX
Accreditation and Membership
Bishop Kenny High School, Inc. is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The school holds membership in the National Catholic Education Association, the Florida Catholic Conference, The College Board, the National Association for College Admissions Counseling, and the Florida High School Athletic Association.
Bishop Kenny High School has a professional staff of 84 men and women 47% of which hold advanced degrees. The average teaching experience of the faculty is 16 years.
Grade and Rank Information
All students take seven courses each year. Cumulative grade point averages are based on annual grades. The annual grade is computed by combining quarter grades with semester exams. Class rank is based on all students and on all subjects. Grade point average and class rank are weighted. Honors and Advanced Placement courses receive an additional weight.
Advanced Placement Test Results
In 2018, 724 AP exams were administered to 333 students. 77% of Bishop Kenny students taking AP exams earned a passing score, compared with the State of Florida rate of 56% and the global rate of 61%. AP exams are graded on a scale of 1-5, with 3-5 considered to be passing grades.
Class of 2018
Typically 98-99% of Bishop Kenny graduates attend college.
In the class of 2018, 292 students matriculated as follows:
- Entered college: 99%
- Accepted to 4-year college: 82%
- Accepted to 2-year college: 17%
- National Merit Commended: 3
- National Hispanic Scholars: 2
- Florida Bright Futures Scholarships: 172 (59% of graduates)
- Total Scholarships Awarded: 448 ($12.49 million)
- Community Service Hours (2016-17): 19,012
- Community Service Hours (4 Year Total): 56,147
Class of 2018
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