Bishop Feehan High School
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|Bishop Feehan High School|
|70 Holcott Drive
Attleboro, Massachusetts, (Bristol County), 02703
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Asst. Principal||Al Svendsen, Ann Perry|
|Chaplain||Father David Costa|
|Average class size||19|
|Student to teacher ratio||13:1|
|Campus size||42 acres|
|Slogan||Set your hearts on things above not the goods of the earth.|
|Athletics conference||Eastern Athletic Conference|
|Mascot||Lucky the Leprechaun|
|Rival||Attleboro High School North Attleboro High School Bishop Stang High School|
|Accreditation||New England Association of Schools and Colleges|
|Publication||"Cornerstone" (alumni magazine)|
|Newspaper||The Rock Report|
|Athletic Director||Paul O'Boy|
Bishop Feehan High School is a co-educational Catholic high school in Attleboro, Massachusetts, which used to be located in Fall River, Massachusetts. It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fall River. The school was built in 1961 and staffed by the Sisters of Mercy, the school has grown to over 1,000 students. Each class is approximately 250+ 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, the school opened 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 has a wide range of athletic activities which include football, marching band, ice hockey, cheerleading, volleyball, cross country, basketball, track, soccer, baseball, swim, lacrosse, water polo, fencing, and some others. Bishop Feehan's football team has won numerous state titles including the latest in 2012 where they defeated Lynnfield High School at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA 21-7. Feehan initiated a boys and girls lacrosse program in 2007. The Boys Spring Track team also currently has 101 straight dual-meet wins.
- Boys Cross Country Team All-State Champions - 1987, 1993, 1994, 2003, 2008, 2011
- Girls Cross Country Team All-State Champions - 2003, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
- Baseball State Champions – 1994
- Baseball State Finalists – 1998
- Wrestling State Champions - 1992, 2011
- Football State Champions – 1997, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2009, 2012
- Football State Finalists – 1994, 2000
- Marching Band NESBA Champions- 2008, 2011
- Mark Schmidt (1981), head coach of men's basketball at St. Bonaventure University
- Mark Coogan (1984): Decorated track athlete, former collegiate track star at University of Maryland, and member of the 1996 U.S. Olympic team.
- NEASC-CIS. "NEASC-Commission on Independent Schools". Retrieved 2009-07-28.
- Bishopfeehan.com: At a Glance
- Bishopfeehan.com: College Acceptance
- Cool Running.com: Mark Coogan Retires