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About This School

Bishop Lynch High School is a private high school in Dallas. The principal of Bishop Lynch High School is Edward E. Leyden  , who can be contacted at ed.leyden@bishoplynch.org. 1,043 students attend Bishop Lynch High School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. The ratio of students to teachers at Bishop Lynch High School is 12:1. Bryan Adams High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • German
    • Japanese
    • Latin
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Badminton
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Bicycling
    • Cheerleading
    • Crew
    • Cross country
    • Fencing
    • Field hockey
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Gymnastics
    • Lacrosse
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Water polo
    • Wrestling
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School
White, non-Hispanic 65%
Black, non-Hispanic 5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 5%
Multiracial 3%
Asian 3%
Hispanic 22%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (3 months ago)

    Great school! The teachers are exceptional! The kids seem very happy and nice. My son has made good friends at BL. They offer many AP classes and really challenge the students. I feel like my son has gotten a great education is is well prepared for college.

  • (5 months ago)

    Bishop Lynch is the largest private mixed high school in Texas. It offers a wonderful dual college enrollment program. It offers a well-rounded education in sports and arts. It is diversified in gender and ethnicity. The math program is exceptional as evidenced from its state and national wins. Cliques are not excessive. The school draws in freshmen students as far from Ennis Bedford and Denton. Hang out at the Dairyette if you want the true inside scoop from the students. I did and they had great things to say. Areas of improvement need to be less focus on alumni parties (donation driven) and more on current parents and the unity of school community. The no cash/school card system is okay but not allowing parents to control or set limits for their family budget on their minor children's spending is not.

  • (11 months ago)

    My school is Bishop Lynch. I have 4 children who have graduated from BL. We have been at Bishop Lynch for the last 15 years. What a wonderful experience with was for my children. There are so many things the kids can be involved. There are get togethers for the students new families for the moms and there is also a dads club. The teachers are wonderful and great role models. The teachers really care about the students and their success not only in school but their future.

  • (11 months ago)

    Bishop Lynch high school is a great community for learning and developing leadership and service.

  • (1 year ago)

    Bishop Lynch is the best private/parochial school in Dallas. The kids are friendly and laid-back and the teachers/administrators/coaches are outstanding. Best decision we ever made to send our son to Bishop Lynch. "Worth the Drive".

  • (1 year ago)

    As a college professor I am very glad that my daughter decided to go to Bishop Lynch. The teachers who are there have excellent credentials and many teach or have taught in the local college systems. This school has one of the largest dual credit programs in the area and many students graduate with numerous hours of college credit. The teachers do a great job of preparing the students for college courses while making then feel welcome there and part of the community. My daughter is very happy to be there and enjoys the friendly atmosphere. The counselors and deans are always around at school events to make sure that things run smoothly. I also feel as though she is in a safe environment which is reassuring during these times.

  • (1 year ago)

    this school focuses way too much on sports. yes it is Texas as one reviewer said but this is SUPPOSED to be a college prep school not a sport prep or anything like that. so just because it's Texas doesn't give the school the excuse to focus on sports and athletes. college involves so many different facets of our lives that don't involve sports but actual real world experiences. as a former student I don't appreciate the drugs that are very accessible and the stupid and idiotic cliques that form. if you don't have money it's made sure that you understand you aren't worth anything and you don't belong. transferring to Bishop Dunne (a Catholic college prep high school also in Dallas) for my junior and senior year is the best decision I could have made. bishop Dunne truly gives you the real world experiences you need for college such as their diversity extracurriculars and the opportunity to actually participate in them-- lynch is very particular about who gets priority based on whose parents donate the most. the drugs and superficial experience is one I wish I never had and I wish I would have attended Bishop Dunne all four years of high school.

  • (2 years ago)

    Overall this school is good however most of the teachers are coaches that are more concerned with coaching than teaching. This school does have a lot of cliques but if a student is outgoing and not shy they will make some friends. The dance team has a lot of cliques as well. There is a lot of gossip fakeness favoritism. The older girls can turn the coaches against you and they are really mean to underclassmen unless you kiss-up to them. The other teachers care about their students and want them to succeed.

  • (2 years ago)

    This is my freshman year at BL and I already feel welcomed by the staff and students. I was the only girl from school to go to BL and I have already made so many friends in the last couple of weeks. BL is a very well-rounded school. It has challenging academics great competitive sports teams and an amazing Arts program. On the first day I was so nervous for lunch and who I was going to sit by. Some people at a table made my day by asking me to come and sit with them. BL is such a welcoming and I am so excited to get this amazing opportunity to spend my high school experience at BL.

  • (4 years ago)

    Bishop Lynch is an excellent school that have teachers who challenge the students. Freshman year for my daughter was an enlightening experience and the teachers and staff guided me through all the things I had to learn as a parent .

  • (4 years ago)

    I know that some people who have commented here said that BL revolves mostly around sports (particularly football) but you would have to realize we're in Texas where sports are a main priority and well it's high school. As for me I am involved in the fine arts program and have found it to be a very rewarding experience and the best part is we integrate people who are involved in a variety of activities around BL but we never talk about sports unless it's about the Cowboys. I have found all of my classes to be challenging and once you get into one honors class it's easy to get into the other ones. From charity and hip hop to anime and creative writing there's something for everyone to either find their niche or explore possibilities for the future. I'm thoroughly pleased with my BL experience thus far.

  • (5 years ago)

    Bishop Lynch is a top notch Catholic prep school. They offer a wide range of academic and elective courses that keep the students challenged. It is nice to have a Catholic college prep school that welcomes students of all abilities. It is warm and welcoming not elitist. My daughter graduated with 40 hours of dual enrolled credit which allowed her to start college at the second year level and launch right into her major area of study. It is such a well rounded environment of academics sports art and clubs.

  • (6 years ago)

    Bishop Lynch is a fabulous private school. Our daughter excelled in her classes. Her wonderful teachers were supportive understanding and very kind. The faculty was amazing. Our concerns and misconceptions were always greeted with accurate information with follow-ups to boot. We love this private school.

  • (6 years ago)

    Bishop lynch is truely one of the premier High Schools in the D/FW Metroplex and all of Texas. I have graduated one and have one currently enrolled (and one to come). We all want our kids to excel. BL is outstanding at teaching academics but more importantly BL teaches our kids how to be leaders and believe in themselves. BL is the best decision I ever made for the development of my children!

  • (6 years ago)

    BL helped prepare me for college and many other things. Although most teachers were focused on education you will find that some teachers can be focused more on discipline and sports. BL definitely centers around athletics but even though there is not much recognition for other extracurricular activities there are many ways for students to get involved and spend there time in high school the way they want to.

  • (7 years ago)

    Excellent college prep school. BL offers dual enrollment courses which allows students to graduate with college credits. Much better than the usual AP courses other schools offer. Our daughter will graduate this year and enter a top notch college next year as a sophomore due to all the college credits she has earned. Wonderful experience you can not get at the 'other' Catholic high school.

  • (8 years ago)

    i received an excellent education at bishop lynch. i would recommend the school for the latin courses alone. the language program and the study regimen for outside assignment were great for preparing me for college. i went on to get master of science and a master of arts after attending bishop lynch. the scholastics were so strong I never cracked a book in my first two years of college.

  • (8 years ago)

    BL is an awesome school! Lynch has excellent academics and extra curricular activities. The staff really cares about the students.

  • (9 years ago)

    Well with children and acedimically inclined with parents. Alot of involvment with others.

  • (9 years ago)

    Bishopy lynch although is smart in tapps not as smart as other private high schools. the school can be tough but only if you take the right courses. Good at basketball. kids are wild and smoke a lot of weed so be observant.

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