Bishop John J. Snyder High School
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|Bishop John J. Snyder High School|
5001 Samaritan Way|
Jacksonville, (Duval County), Florida 32210
|School type||Private, Coeducational college preparatory|
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Oversight||Diocese of St. Augustine|
|Principal||Deacon David Yazdiya|
|Color(s)||Red and gold|
|Slogan||"Competence... Conscience... Compassion..."|
|Athletics||football, weightlifting, baseball, soccer, volleyball, golf, softball, cheerleading, swimming, basketball, wrestling, track and field, cross country, lacrosse|
|Rival||St Joseph Academy|
|Accreditation||Southern Association of Colleges and Schools |
|Dean of Academics||Kelly Brown|
|Athletic Director||Zach Osbeck|
Bishop John J. Snyder High School is a private college preparatory Catholic high school in Jacksonville, Florida. It is located in and administered by the Roman Catholic Diocese of St. Augustine. It is named for John J. Snyder, bishop of the diocese from 1979 – 2000.
Bishop Snyder was established in 2002 to serve the growing Catholic population in the west Jacksonville area. The school was established on a 50-acre site with a cost of $11 million. It is named after Bishop John J. Snyder who had retired as the eighth Bishop of the Diocese of St. Augustine in 2000. The first students at Bishop Snyder were 75 freshmen in 2002.
Notes and references
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- BJJSHS. "School History". Archived from the original on 2007-04-09. Retrieved 2007-05-11.
- Reese, Cravey (October 30, 2002). "Area Families Welcome New Catholic High School". Florida Times-Union.
- Mitchell, Tia. [Getting Ready for Class New Catholic High School to Open on Westside "Getting Ready for Class New Catholic High School to Open on Westside"] Check
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