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Bishop Blanchet High School
Fons sapientiae verbum Dei
Find wisdom in the word of God
Address
8200 Wallingford Avenue North
Seattle, Washington, (King County), 98103
 United States
Coordinates 47°41′21″N 122°20′08″W / 47.68930°N 122.33551°W / 47.68930; -122.33551Coordinates: 47°41′21″N 122°20′08″W / 47.68930°N 122.33551°W / 47.68930; -122.33551
Information
Type Private, Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Established 1954
Oversight Archdiocese of Seattle
Chaplain Fr. Gordon Douglas
Faculty 73
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,050 (2008)
Average class size 24
Student:teacher ratio 14:1
Color(s) Green and Gold          
Slogan Tradition of Faith, Scholarship and Service.
Team name Braves
Accreditation(s) Northwest Association of Accredited Schools [1]
Publication Voices (Literary Magazine)
Newspaper Miter
Yearbook Pallium
Website
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Bishop Blanchet High School is a coed Catholic high school located just north of Green Lake in Seattle, Washington, United States. It was founded in 1954 by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle, and named for the first bishop of the diocese, A.M.A. Blanchet (1797-1887). Originally named Blanchet High School, in 1999 the title Bishop was added to make the school more easily identified as a Catholic school.[2]

According to school records, Bishop Blanchet has 1,050 students, 79% of whom are Catholic. The school employs 73 teachers (including one Dominican sister), 69 of them full-time.[3]

Academics

The school has a nationally recognized German program taught by a four-time state German Teacher of the Year. A school guide published by The Seattle Times reports that approximately 98% of graduating seniors from the class of 2005 attended some form of higher education. In 2006, members of the graduating class were awarded a total of $-2 million in scholarships.[4]

Notable alumni

References

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