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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 GoodnessDiscipline, and Knowledge.

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Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA) - full accreditation through 2023
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) - full accreditation through 2023
1984 Exemplary Private High School, U.S. Department of Education


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


All students must earn 270 credits to earn a diploma from Bishop Amat Memorial High School.  

Academic Area
  Bishop Amat
Graduation Requirements
  University of California (UC)   California State Univeristy (CSU)
    Years   Credit   Years   Years
Religion   4   40   0   0
English   4.5   45   4   4
Mathematics   3   30   3   3
Social Studies   3   30   2   2
Science   2   20   2   2
Foreign Language   2   20   2   2
Fine Arts   1   10   1   1
Physical Education   1   10        
Computer Science   0.5   5        
Electives       60   1   1
Total Requirements       270   15   15

*California State Health Requirement Completed

*Social Studies Requirement must include Economics and US Government

*Laboratory Science Requirement must include Biology and Chemistry



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.



 Four year college/university 65%
Two year college 29%
 Military/other education 6%


 National Hispanic Recognition Program
3 Scholars

 Advanced Placement Program
8   Scholars with Distinction
2   Scholars with Honor
4   Scholars