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Bishop Quinn High School
Motto Love God, Love One Another
Established 1995
Closed 2008
Type private Catholic high school
Affiliations National Catholic Educational Association
Principal Mrs. Carolyn Germano
Dean Mr. Bob Rowen
Teaching staff 9 (2007)
9-12
Location 21893 Old 44 Drive,
Palo Cedro, California, USA
District Roman Catholic Diocese of Sacramento
Accreditation Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) in 2006;
Western Catholic Educational Association (WECA) in 2006
Campus Suburban
Colors Maroon and Gold
Website http://www.bishopquinn.org/

Bishop Quinn High School was a small, private Catholic high school in Palo Cedro near Redding, California. The school is named after Bishop Francis Quinn, the diocese's bishop emeritus. The school was designed to serve the Catholic population of Shasta County, California.

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The school was founded in 1995 by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sacramento. Although initially falling short of desired number of pupils, the school has grown to approximately 200 students from an inaugural class of 26. The 26 freshman who matriculated in 1995 represented the school's first graduating class in 1999. With the closing of St. Francis Middle School in 2007 (which was located on the same campus) Bishop Quinn saw a drop in attendance to around 85 students in the 2007–2008 school year, 22 of whom were seniors. Bishop Quinn closed after the 07–08 school year due to the low attendance which continued to drop. This will make their rival school, Mercy High School in Red Bluff, California, the only Catholic high school north of Sacramento.

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References

  • Cedro, P. "Bishop Quinn Rules: Take-no-prisoners principal puts new Catholic high school on the fast track." The Sacramento Bee (January 1, 2002), pg. B1.

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