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Dr. Fred Cerise, CEO of Parkland Hospital, will be the keynote speaker at the 15th Annual Bishop Dunne 100 Dinner on Thursday, October 22, 2015. The dinner raises funds for tuition assistance for the next 100 students to attend the school. Two of his children attend Bishop Dunne.

Oak Cliff's Bishop Dunne receives an A+ for Student Culture and Diversity in National Survey

Bishop Dunne has earned an A+ in a national survey of Catholic schools which noted that the school’s student culture and diversity grade is the highest it can possibly be. Bishop Dunne ranked in the top 100 Catholic high schools in the nation, and in the top ten in the state. The Best Catholic High Schools ranking provides a comprehensive assessment of the overall experience at private Catholic high schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

The best Catholic high schools survey is based on key student statistics and information sourced from various government and public data sets, Niche’s own proprietary data, and 123,218 opinion-based survey responses across a variety of topics from 16,688 current students, recent alumni, and parents. A high ranking indicates that the school is an exceptional academic institution with a diverse set of high-achieving students who rate their experience very highly.

A high ranking in Overall Experience generally indicates that students are very happy with their experiences in all aspects including academics, teachers, health, safety, resources, facilities, extra-curricular activities, sports, and fitness, particularly that

  • The school is an exceptional academic institution in terms of teachers, students, resources for learning, and student outcomes;
  • The school is made up of a diverse population and fosters an accepting, positive school culture;
  • Students are actively involved in a variety of extracurricular activities and sports the school offers;
  • Factors considered were academics, student culture and diversity, survey responses from both parents and students regarding their opinions of the overall experience at the high school they currently or recently attended.

Check out the full report here:

A "Welcome Back Students and Faculty" event is Friday, August 7th,  from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.  Classes for all students begins August 13, 2015.

For more information about the school see the school's website, or the sports site

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