Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School

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Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School
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Address
2801 West 86th Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46268-1925
United States
Coordinates 39°54′37″N 86°12′35″W / 39.91028°N 86.20972°W / 39.91028; -86.20972Coordinates: 39°54′37″N 86°12′35″W / 39.91028°N 86.20972°W / 39.91028; -86.20972
Information
Type Private, Coeducational
Motto "Men and Women for Others"
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholicism
Jesuit Midwest Province
Patron saint(s) St. Jean de Brébeuf
Established 1962; 55 years ago (1962)
President Jack Dennis
Principal Greg VanSlambrook
Teaching staff 66.1 (on a FTE basis)
Grades 912
Enrollment 734 (2013-14)
Student to teacher ratio 11.1
Campus size 65 acres
Color(s)          
Athletics conference Circle City Conference
Nickname Braves
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools [1]
Publication Manitou (Literary Magazine)
Bylines (School Magazine)
Newspaper The Arrow
Yearbook Totem
Website
[2]

Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School (BJPS) is a private college preparatory school founded by the Jesuits and located on the northwest side of Indianapolis. It is a part of the Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus and geographically located within the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis.

Brebeuf was opened in 1962 and named in honor of St. Jean de Brébeuf, a 17th-century North American Jesuit martyr. The school was initially limited to male students but in 1976 became coeducational.

Demographics[edit]

The demographic breakdown of the 734 students enrolled in 2013-14 was:[2]

  • Native American/Alaskan – 0%
  • Asian/Pacific islanders – 0.3%
  • Black – 10.2%
  • Hispanic – 1.4%
  • White – 86.5%
  • Multiracial – 1.6%

Athletics[edit]

The school has 29 athletic teams, ranging from cross country to the newest addition, men's volleyball. In 2009, Brebeuf Jesuit completed construction of the $7 million Mark G. Kite Wellness Center.[3] The 42,000-square-foot (3,900 m2) facility houses 2 weight rooms, 3 locker rooms, team meeting rooms, training room, gym, and athletic offices.[4]

  • 2000 boys' basketball state champs (3A)[5]
  • 2004, 2007 girls' basketball state champs (3A)[5]
  • 2010, 2011 boys' golf state champs[5]
  • 2006 girls' golf state champs[5]
  • 1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984 girls' tennis state champs[5]
  • 2003, 2005, 2009, 2013 girls' volleyball state champs[5]
  • 2015 girls' soccer state champs (2A)[5]

Athletic rivals include: Bishop Chatard High School, St. Theodore Guerin High School, and Cathedral High School.[citation needed]

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Search for Private Schools - School Detail for Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School". nces.ed.gov. Retrieved 26 July 2017. 
  3. ^ "Capital Projects - Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School". Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School. p. 1. Retrieved January 23, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Athletics - Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School". Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School. p. 1. Retrieved January 23, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g IHSAA. "IHSAA State Championships by School". www.ihsaa.org. Retrieved 25 July 2017. 
  6. ^ "NBA Bio - Alan Henderson". Retrieved 9 March 2016. 
  7. ^ Freemasons For Dummies Archived June 24, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.. For Dummies Store. accessed October 3, 2011.
  8. ^ "Tim Pope director's website - Jim Hogshire". Archived from the original on 14 March 2012. Retrieved 9 March 2016. 
  9. ^ "NFL Bio - James Marten". Retrieved 9 March 2016. 
  10. ^ "WNBA Bio - Ta'Shia Phillips". Retrieved 9 March 2016. 
  11. ^ "Texas A&M 2012 Football" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on March 7, 2013. Retrieved November 15, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Biographical Directory of Federal Judges". Retrieved 9 March 2016. 
  13. ^ "Shawn Yancy - Bio". Retrieved 9 March 2016. 

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