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Academic Profile

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.


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    71%
 Two year college                     27%
 Military/other education           2%
 National Merit Scholarship Program
       1 Commended Students
 National Hispanic Recognition Program
       5 Scholars
 Advanced Placement Program
       3   National Scholars
     10   Scholars with Distinction
       4   Scholars with Honor
     12   Scholars

Members of the Class of 2019 were accepted at the following four-year Colleges and Universities:
Adams State University (CO)
Alfred University (NY)
Arizona State University
Aurora University (IL)
Bacone College (OK)
Baylor University (TX)
Beloit College (WI)
Benedictine University* (IL)
Benedictine University of Mesa* (AZ)
Binghamton University (NY)
Boise State University (ID)
Boston College* (MA)
Boston University (MA)
Brown University (RI)
Carnegie Melon University (PA)
Catholic University of America* (DC)
Centenary College of Louisiana (LA)
Christian Brothers University (TN)
Clark Atlanta University (GA)
Coe College (IA)
College of Saint Benedict* (MN)
Colorado Mesa University (CO)
Colorado State University Pueblo (CO)
Concordia University Nebraska (NE)
Concordia University Portland (OR)
Cottey College (MO)
Creighton University* (NE)
Dallas Baptist University (TX)
DePaul University* (IL)
Drexel University (PA)
Emmanuel College, Boston (MA)
Emory University (GA)
Fordham University* (NY)
George Fox University (OR)
George Washington University (DC)
Georgian Court University* (NJ)
Grand Canyon University (AZ)
Hawai’i Pacific University (HI)
Hiram College (OH)
Hofstra University (NY)
Indiana University (IN)
Instituto Tecnologico Monterrey Guadalajara
Iona College* (NY)
John Hopkins University (MD)
Johnson and Wales University (RI)
Knox College (IL)
Lehigh University (PA)
Manhattan College* (NY)
Massachusetts College of Health Sciences
Miami Dade University (FL)
Michigan State University
Midland University (NE)
Missouri Baptist University
Missouri Southern State University
Missouri Valley College (MD)
Mount Vernon Nazarene University (OH)
New Mexico Highlands University
New York University (NY)
Newberry College (SC)
Northern Arizona University
Northwest Nazarene University (ID)
Northwestern College (IA)
Northwestern University (IL)
Pacific University Oregon
Penn State University (PA)
Pratt Institute (NY)
Purdue University (IN)
Regis University* (CO)
Rice University (TX)
Rose-Human Institute of Technology (NY)
Saint John’s University (MN)*
Santa Fe University of Art & Design (NM)
Seattle Pacific University (WA)
Seattle University* (WA)
Seton Hall University* (NJ)
Shaw University (NC)
St. John’s University (NY)*
Swarthmore College (PA)
Syracuse University (NY)
Texas Christian University
The Kings College (NY)
United States Air Force Academy (CO)
University of Arizona
University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
University of Connecticut (CT)
University of Florida
University of Hawaii at Manoa
University of Lyon* (France)
University of Minnesota
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
University of Nevada, Reno
University of New England (ME)
University of New Mexico
University of Notre Dame* (IN)
University of Oregon
University of Portland* (OR)
University of Puget Sound (WA)
University of Richmond (VA)
University of Rochester (NY)
University of the Ozarks (AR)
University of the South (TN)
University of Utah
University of Washington (WA)
University of Washington St Louis (MO)
Vanderbilt University (TN)
Virginia Tech University
Washington College
Western Oregon University
Western State Colorado University (CO)
Westminster College (UT)
Willamette University (OR)
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)
Xavier University* (OH)
Los Angeles
San Diego
Santa Barbara
Santa Cruz
Azusa Pacific University
California Baptist University
California Lutheran University
Chapman University
Concordia University, Irvine
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
Harvey Mudd College, Claremont
John Paul the Great Catholic University*
Loyola Marymount University*
Marymount California University*
Mount St. Mary’s University*
Notre Dame de Namur University*
Providence Christian College
Saint Mary’s College of California*
Santa Clara University*
Stanford University
University of La Verne
University of Redlands
University of San Diego*
University of Southern California
University of the Pacific
Westmont University
Whittier College
William Jessup University
Channel Islands
Dominguez Hills
East Bay
Long Beach
Los Angeles
Monterey Bay
San Bernardino
San Diego
San Francisco
San Jose
San Luis Obispo
San Marcos