Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School

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Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School
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Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School is located in Indiana
Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School
Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School
Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School is located in the United States
Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School
Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School
2801 West 86th Street

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46268-1925

United States
Coordinates39°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
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TypePrivate, Coeducational
MottoMen and Women for Others[1]
Religious affiliation(s)Jesuit
Patron saint(s)St. Jean de Brébeuf
Established1962; 58 years ago (1962)
PresidentBill Verbryke
PrincipalGreg VanSlambrook
Teaching staff66.1 (on a FTE basis)
Grades912
Enrollment734 (2013-14)
Student to teacher ratio11.1
Campus size65 acres (26 ha)
Color(s)         
Athletics conferenceCircle City Conference
NicknameBraves
AccreditationNorth Central Association of Colleges and Schools [2]
PublicationManitou (Literary Magazine)
Bylines (School Magazine)
NewspaperThe Arrow
YearbookTotem
Website
[3]

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.

The school is not operated by the archdiocese.[4]

History[edit]

In 2019, Charles C. Thompson, the Archbishop of Indianapolis, stated that the school would no longer be entitled to identify as Catholic, because administrators disobeyed him when renewing the contract of a teacher in a same-sex marriage.[4]

Demographics[edit]

The demographic breakdown of the 734 students enrolled in 2013-14 was:[3]

  • 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.[5] 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.[6]

  • 2000 boys' basketball state champs (3A)[7]
  • 2004, 2007 girls' basketball state champs (3A)[7]
  • 2010, 2011 boys' golf state champs[7]
  • 2006 girls' golf state champs[7]
  • 1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984 girls' tennis state champs[7]
  • 2003, 2005, 2009, 2013 girls' volleyball state champs[7]
  • 2015 girls' soccer state champs (2A)[7]

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Next Generation". Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School. October 30, 2018. Retrieved July 13, 2019 – via brebeuf.org.
  2. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved June 23, 2009.
  3. ^ a b "Search for Private Schools - School Detail for Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School". nces.ed.gov. Retrieved July 26, 2017.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ a b Kusmer, Ken (June 20, 2019). "Archdiocese: School with gay teacher can't use Catholic name". Associated Press. Retrieved June 25, 2019.
  5. ^ "Capital Projects - Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School". Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School. p. 1. Retrieved January 23, 2011.
  6. ^ "Athletics - Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School". Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School. p. 1. Retrieved January 23, 2011.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g IHSAA. "IHSAA State Championships by School". www.ihsaa.org. Archived from the original on September 13, 2016. Retrieved July 25, 2017.
  8. ^ "Alan Henderson Stats". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved March 9, 2016.
  9. ^ "James Marten Stats". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved June 26, 2019.
  10. ^ "Brebeuf Jesuit Athletic Hall of Fame". brebeuf.org. Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School. Retrieved July 3, 2019.
  11. ^ "John Daniel Tinder". repository.law.indiana.edu. Retrieved July 3, 2019.

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