Bishop Ward High School

Faith-based • 9-12

Our Mission

Bishop Ward is a Catholic, college preparatory high school serving students who want to be challenged academically and spiritually, and who have their sights set firmly on attending college.

Tuition Amount: $10,500
NO Transportation provided
No Before or After Care Available

Points of Pride

College Preparatory

Bishop Ward High School

708 N 18th St
Kansas City, KS 66102
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Bishop Ward High School

School Details

Year Established: 1908
Total Enrollment: 305
School Type: Faith-based
School Hours: 7:45 am - 3:10 pm


Tuition Amount: $10,500


Feeder Schools

Receive Special Ed Services
English Language Learners

Specialized Programs


  • Band
  • Choir

Sports Programs

  • Baseball
  • Basketball (Boys)
  • Basketball (Girls)
  • Cheerleading (Girls)
  • Cross Country (Boys)
  • Cross Country (Girls)
  • Football
  • Soccer (Boys)
  • Soccer (Girls)
  • Softball
  • Track and Field (Boys)
  • Track and Field (Girls)
  • Volleyball (Boys)
  • Volleyball (Girls)
  • Wrestling (Boys)

Clubs & Activities

  • Debate
  • National Honor Society
  • Robotics

Social Services

Family Engagement

Application Details

Although many schools have application deadlines, most continue to accept applications for available seats on an ongoing basis.

How to Apply

1). Fill out the admission application and enrollment agreement online.

2). Complete Records Request form.

3). Students must take the High School Placement Test to be considered for admission.

To get an application or for more information please contact Karina Martinez in the Office of Admissions at 913.371.6814 or email

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Enrollment Requirements

  • Completed application
  • Birth Certificate
  • Current Immunization Record or Religious Exemption Statement
  • Most recent report card/transcript (not required for kindergarten applicants)

Public schools also require:

  • Proof of Address (also called “Proof of Residency”)
  • Parent or guardian photo ID

Please note that private schools are not required to participate in these exams.