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Bishop Amat Memorial High School

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Academic Profile


OVERVIEW
Bishop Amat Memorial High School is a co-educational Catholic high school located in the Los Angeles suburb of La Puente. It is sponsored by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Bishop Amat draws from a thirty mile radius and serves a diverse student population. Since its inception in 1957, Bishop Amat has excelled in the areas of scholarship, athletics, and service. This is exemplified in the school’s philosophy, which promotes education in Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge.


ACCREDITATION AND HONORS
Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA) - full accreditation through 2017
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) - full accreditation through 2017
1984 Exemplary Private High School, U.S. Department of Education


GRADE SCALE
A    95-100
A-   90-94
B    85-89
B-   80-84
C    75-79
C-   70-74
D    60-69
F    59 and below
* Honors, Advanced Placement (AP), and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses are weighted when calculating student grade point averages


GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
All students must earn 270 credits to earn a diploma from Bishop Amat Memorial High School.  Specific subject area requirements include:
 
Religion
          40 credits
English
          45 credits
Mathematics
          30 credits
Social Studies
          30 credits
Science
          20 credits
Foreign Language
          20 credits
Fine Arts
          10 credits
Physical Education
           10 credits
Computer Science
            5 credits
California State Health Requirement Completed


CHRISTIAN SERVICE
Central to the mission and philosophy of the school, all students must have completed 80 hours of service (20 hours per academic year) prior to earning a Bishop Amat High School diploma.


CLASS OF 2012
 
MATRICULATION 
 Four year college/university    74%
 Two year college                     25%
 Military/other education           1%
 
SPECIAL RECOGNITION
 National Merit Scholarship Program
       1 Finalist
 National Hispanic Recognition Program
       2 Scholars
 Advanced Placement Program
       2   National Scholars
     12   Scholars with Distinction
       2   Scholars with Honor
     14   Scholars
 
COLLEGE PLACEMENT
Members of the Class of 2012 are currently attending the following four-year colleges and universities:
 
Academy of Art University
Aquinas College
Arizona State University
Azusa Pacific University
California Lutheran University
College of Saint Benedict
Concordia University (OR)
CSU Bakersfield
CSU Dominguez Hills
CSU East Bay
CSU Fullerton
CSU Humboldt
CSU Los Angeles
CSU Pomona
CSU San Bernardino
CSU San Diego
CSU San Fransisco
CSU San Jose
CSU San Marcos
CSU Sonoma
Eastern Washington University
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
Fort Lewis College
Gonzaga University
Holy Names University
Iowa State University
Johnson and Wales University
Loyola Marymount University
Mount Saint Mary's College
New Mexico State University
Northern Arizona University
Northern Michigan University
Notre Dame de Namur University
Pepperdine University
Pomona College
Santa Clara University
Seattle University
Seton Hall University
Southern Methodist University
St. John's University (NY)
St. Mary's College (IN)
Stony Brook University
The Art Institute of California - Los Angeles
The Catholic University of America
The College of William and Mary
The Ohio State University
UC Berkeley
UC Davis
UC Irvine
UC Merced
UC Riverside
UC San Diego
UC Santa Barbara
UCLA
United States Naval Academy
University of Cincinnati
University of Dallas
University of Great Falls
University of La Verne
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
University of Notre Dame
University of Oregon
University of Redlands
University of San Diego
University of San Fransisco
University of Southern California
Whittier College