Bishop John J. Snyder High School

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Bishop John J. Snyder High School
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Address
5001 Samaritan Way
Jacksonville, Florida, (Duval County) 32210
United States
Coordinates 30°15′07″N 81°50′16″W / 30.251855°N 81.837640°W / 30.251855; -81.837640Coordinates: 30°15′07″N 81°50′16″W / 30.251855°N 81.837640°W / 30.251855; -81.837640
Information
School type Private, Coeducational college preparatory
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 2002
Oversight Diocese of St. Augustine
School number 771-1029
Principal Deacon David Yazdiya
Grades 912
Gender Coeducational
Enrollment 466 (2017)
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
Mascot The Cardinal
Team name Cardinals
Rival St Joseph Academy
Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools [1]
Newspaper Cardinal Chronicles
Dean of Academics Kelly Brown
Athletic Director Zach Osbeck
Website

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.

History[edit]

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.[2][3] The first students at Bishop Snyder were 75 freshmen in 2002.[4]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ SACS-CASI. "SACS-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
  2. ^ BJJSHS. "School History". Archived from the original on 2007-04-09. Retrieved 2007-05-11. 
  3. ^ Reese, Cravey (October 30, 2002). "Area Families Welcome New Catholic High School". Florida Times-Union. 
  4. ^ 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 |url= value (help). Florida Times-Union. Retrieved 10 March 2017.