Bishop Dwenger High School

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Bishop Dwenger High School
1300 E Washington Center Rd
Fort Wayne, Indiana, Allen County 46825
United States
Coordinates 41°07′55″N 85°07′31″W / 41.13201°N 85.12520°W / 41.13201; -85.12520Coordinates: 41°07′55″N 85°07′31″W / 41.13201°N 85.12520°W / 41.13201; -85.12520
Motto Citizens of Two Worlds
("Everyone has a place here on earth and in heaven")
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Patron saint(s) Mary Queen of All Saints
Founder Most Rev. Leo A. Pursley
Superintendent Marsha Jordan
Principal Collin Cahill
Chaplain Father Bob Garrow
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 1,019 (2017)
 • Grade 9 275
 • Grade 10 250
 • Grade 11 256
 • Grade 12 238
Average class size 25
Student to teacher ratio 15:1
Hours in school day 8 hours
Campus type Suburban
Color(s) Gold      Navy     
Slogan Citizens of Two Worlds
Fight song "When the Saints Go Marching in"
Athletics Football, Basketball, Swimming & Diving, Wrestling, Golf, Tennis, Rugby, Baseball, Softball, Lacrosse, Ice Hockey, Gymnastics, Rifle, Cheerleading, Volleyball, Track & Field, Cross Country, Soccer
Athletics conference Summit Athletic Conference
Mascot Tuffy
Nickname Saints
Rivals Bishop Luers High School, Snider High School
National ranking 258th
Average SAT scores 1055
Publication The Halo
Newspaper Golden Trumpet
Yearbook The Aureate
Tuition $7,323-$8,948

Bishop Dwenger High School is a co-educational college preparatory high school in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne–South Bend

Academic awards[edit]

  • Catholic High School Honor Roll - America's Top 50 (2006)
  • National Blue Ribbon School (2004)


The Bishop Dwenger athletic program has won state championships in the following sports:

  • Cheerleading (1998, 2000, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2016)
  • Gymnastics (1995, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2012)
  • Football (1983, 1990, 1991, 2015, 2017)
  • Girls' Soccer (2005, 2006)
  • Softball (2010)
  • Rugby (2004, 2015)
  • Ice Hockey (2014)

Clubs & activities[edit]

Bishop Dwenger has 45 clubs and service organizations. 80% of all students have been involved in at least three extracurricular activities as reported by the school. Bishop Dwenger offers the following clubs and activities:

Key Club (Service Work Club), Future Business Leaders of America, National Honors Society, Student Council, Newspaper, Spanish Club, French Club, Academic Super Bowl, Science Olympiad, Yearbook, Marching Band, Show Choir, Choir, Art, Tutoring, Gym Help, Technology Club, Scrabble Club, Table Tennis Club, Chess Club, Speech Team, Spell Bowl, Winter Guard, Performing Arts, Social Justice Club, SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), Project Linus, Mother Teresa Club, Spirit Club, Dance Team, Rosary Club, Decade Club, Saints for Life, Latin Club

Saints Alive![edit]

Saints Alive! is a series of special events that occur over the course of each school year, culminating in a themed dinner and auction in early March, which raises money for student scholarships and school funding. Parents, grandparents, alumni, and other benefactors collectively work together to champion Catholic education at the school by providing financial assistance with scholarship needs, annual operational budget needs, and various capital requirements. Saints Alive! is the second largest high school fundraiser in the United States.

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]


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