Bishop Foley Catholic High School

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Fast Facts

Bishop Foley Catholic is the ideal setting for students who desire a school that values academic achievement and personal growth. Here are some fast facts about life at BFC...


  • North Central


  • Archdiocese of Detroit


  • Students from over 60 different schools in the tri-county area
  • 13% are from public education
  • 87% are of Catholic Faith

Class Size

  • The average student/teacher ratio is 17:1
  • The average class size is 18


  • Four-Year Coed College Preparatory Program
  • Over 110 courses are offered, 12 advanced placement courses, 8 honors courses
  • Award-Winning Fine Arts Program and Robotics Program

College Preparatory

  • $5.1 Million in college scholarships (Class of 2019)
  • Dual enrollment with the University of Detroit Mercy for Engineering classes
  • ACT scores consistently above the national average 

Extra-curricular Activities

  • 22 Athletic Teams
  • First class athletic complex - Venture Park
  • Since 2000, more than 70 sports championship titles
  • There are 18 extracurricular clubs including theater, culinary arts, robotics, medical science, and more!

Graduation Requirements

Subject Credits
Theology 4
English 4
Mathematics 4
Social Studies 3
Science (one being a laboratory science) 3
Foreign Language (3 recommended for college) 2
Fine, Applied, or Performing Arts 1
Physical Education ½
Health ½ 
Computer Education ½ 
Electives 3 ½ 
Total Required 26 


BFC is blessed to have a highest quality group of faculty members. Their passion, credentials, and commitment to education is valued by both parents and students. BFC faculty is comprised of dedicated and highly qualified men and women whose mission is to educate our students in mind, body and spirit.

Religious Education and Formation

The spiritual life of Bishop Foley Catholic students is developed through religious education classes, retreats, school-wide liturgies, and community service. Each year meaningful retreat experiences are offered and community service is required. The chapel is in the heart of the school. It provides a serene place for prayer, meditation, and Eucharistic adoration throughout the day.