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The Bishop's School Facts

The Bishop’s School in La Jolla, California is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for 800 students in grades six through twelve who live throughout San Diego County. Founded in 1909, the School is affiliated with the Episcopal Church.


student clubs


upper school course offerings


Student-Teacher Ratio


of our faculty hold an advanced degree


Affinity spaces for students seeking shared-identity belonging 


of students play at least one sport each year

Why Bishop's?

Isaiah Dawson testimonial

Isaiah Dawson '18 found that the support he received at Bishop's and its nurturing environment led him to embark on a successful academic and athletic career at Harvard.

When you've had four children attend Bishop's and you've served in multiple parent volunteer roles, you know the School quite well! Hear more from alumni parent Barbara Kyrillos.

From Bishop's, Associate Dean of Students Shane Walton '98 went on to the University of Notre Dame, played in the National Football League, started a non-profit foundation and came full circle back to Bishop's. Hear his story.

Recent graduate Eliana Petreikis '20 shares how extracurricular opportunities defined her sense of self at Bishop's. She enthusiastically took the School's advice to get involve in the community and made the most of her experience while encouraging others to connect.