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Bishop Dunne Catholic School

Private | 6-12


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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $87,200. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $730.

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Posted April 21, 2005

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School is a small inner city school. The school offers music class, sports, and various other activities. Parent involvement is not as high as possible but there is enough to make a difference.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted May 20, 2004

Sending our son to Bishop Dunne Catholic High School has been the best move my husband and I have ever made. The atmosphere at Dunne is so warm and welcoming. Administrators, teachers and other parents are extremely caring and giving.
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Posted April 18, 2004

BD has been a blessing for us. Our two children have been there for 3 years and the experience has been more than positive. The academic environment is challenging; the teachers have high expectations for all students. The faculty all work to ensure student success and they are very caring.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted February 25, 2004

I love this school It has really great faculty and no matter who you are you can fit right in. If had to attend high school over again I would come back without hesitation.
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Posted August 22, 2003

Bishop Dunne is an ethnically-diverse school with a 'hometown' kind of feeling. The students are friendly, the teachers well-trained. The principal, Kate Daley, is very proactive and constantly trying to provide better opportunities to the students. I have found her to be very responsive to questions or concerns. There are 20 or more AP classes available, and many extracurricular opportunities from men/women sports, band, drill-team, Youth for Christ, art & language clubs. Bishop Dunne is one of very few highschools nationally to offer GIS classes and hosts a national Geo-Tech Educators' Conference annually in the early spring. Any school takes a while when you're new, but the students and staff at Dunne are pretty welcoming and easy to get to know!
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Posted August 21, 2003

My children have flourished in this enviornment. They were exposed to Christian morals and a sound academic foundation thanks to the nurturing atmosphere. The challenging curriculum allowed my oldest child to receive a full scholarship and maintain her position on the Dean's list.
—Submitted by a parent

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 36% 13%
Hispanic 33% 51%
White 24% 31%
Two or more races 5% 2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Coed
  • Roman catholic
  • TCC
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  • (214) 339-1438


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3900 Rugged Drive
Dallas, TX 75224
Phone: (214) 339-6561


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