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Bishop Dwenger High School
1300 East Washington Center Road
Fort Wayne, Indiana, (Allen County), 46825
 United States
Coordinates 41°7′50.99″N 85°7′29.96″W / 41.1308306°N 85.1249889°W / 41.1308306; -85.1249889Coordinates: 41°7′50.99″N 85°7′29.96″W / 41.1308306°N 85.1249889°W / 41.1308306; -85.1249889
Type Private, Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Established 1963
Oversight Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend
Principal Fred Tone
Asst. Principal Jason Schiffli,
Chris Svarczkopf
Chaplain Fr. Jason Freiburger
Faculty 67
Grades 912
Enrollment 1,046 (2008)
Grade 9 252
Grade 10 260
Grade 11 282
Grade 12 243
Student:teacher ratio 15:1
Color(s) Navy Blue and Gold         
Athletics conference Summit Athletic Conference
Mascot Tuffy
Team name Saints
Rival Bishop Luers High School
Accreditation(s) North Central Association of Colleges and Schools [1]
Average SAT scores 1043
Average ACT scores 22.6
Newspaper The Golden Trumpet
Yearbook The Aureate
Athletic Director Andy Johns

Bishop Dwenger High School is a coeducational Roman Catholic high school in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend. The school was founded in 1963. Bishop Dwenger is founded on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. Bishop Dwenger's main rivals are Snider High School and Bishop Luers High School.


Awards and recognition

During the 2004-05 school year, Bishop Dwenger High School was recognized with the Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence by the United States Department of Education[2][3], the highest award an American school can receive.[4][5]

Notable alumni

  • Jason Fabini, an American football and offensive tackle for the Washington Redskins in the NFL.[6]
  • Ben Smith a professional poker player hits a $80,000 jackpot.
  • Patrick "Nancy" Brunner a 2009 graduate broke a world record for most gelatin desert eaten through a straw. Patrick consumed 5 pounds of gelatin desert in 12 minutes at the Midwest Gelatin Eating Championships.


  1. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
  2. ^ Roduta, Charlie. "Dwenger a Blue Ribbon school", The News-Sentinel, September 20, 2004. Accessed October 29, 2007.
  3. ^ U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon Schools Program: Schools Recognized 2003 through 2006 (PDF), United States Department of Education. Accessed May 11, 2006.
  4. ^ CIBA cited as one of the best by Education Department, Journal Inquirer, November 16, 2006. "The Blue Ribbon award is given only to schools that reach the top 10 percent of their state's testing scores over several years or show significant gains in student achievement. It is considered the highest honor a school can achieve."
  5. ^ Viers Mill School Wins Blue Ribbon; School Scored High on Statewide Test; The Washington Post. September 29, 2005 "For their accomplishments, all three schools this month earned the status of Blue Ribbon School, the highest honor the U.S. Education Department can bestow upon a school."
  6. ^ Jason Fabini, Washington Redskins. Accessed October 29, 2007.

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