English students use iPads to explore Edgar Allen Poe's storiesPhotography Club students taking photos at meetingEnglish students using virtual reality headsets to explore literary locationsStudents use computer aided design software to build a stadiumAnatomy & Physiology students dissect a minkAssociate Principal guest teaches AP English students about Sylvia PlathStudents talking with partner during Italian 1 classPriest and students process during blessing of the schoolStudents raising hands in Career Ed classAlgebra 1 students practicing new concepts with help of teacherStudents on field trip to Metropolitan Museum of ArtSoftball player catches ground ballStudents light candles at National Honor Society InductionStudent Walk for Life 2017Students Attend Diocesan Blue Mass in Support of Law EnforcementSenior Retreats Take a Moment for MindfulnessStudents Explore Career Opportunities in Law EnforcementGirls VolleyballBoys SoccerCheerleaders on Good Morning AmericaStudents Conduct Outdoor Lab at PondStudents Visit Sistine Chapel ExhibitionInspecting CarolCotillion Court 2017Student Donates Blood at Blood DrivePolar Plunge 2017 Sr. DonnaPolar Plunge 2017 Sr. DonnaBishop Checchio with Ahr Star FamiliesBishop Checchio during communionSr. Donna presents ring to student during Ring Mass

Sr. Donna has committed to participating in the 2018 Polar Plunge if Bishop Ahr High School can raise $100,000 for the Makerspace project. Click to help us reach our goal!

Sr. Donna has committed to participating in the 2018 Polar Plunge if Bishop Ahr High School can raise $100,000 for the Makerspace project. Click to help us reach our goal!

Featured News

Joy Resounds at Ahr Star Mass

Posted December 15th 2017
On Friday, December 15, Bishop Ahr High School celebrated the annual Ahr Star Pre-Christmas liturgy. The mass was concelebrated by Bishop James Checchio and Father Keith Cervine in the gym, which was transformed into a beautiful church for the celebration
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Send Your Pledges to See Sr. Donna Polar Plunge

Posted December 14th 2017
Sr. Donna has committed to participating in the 2018 Polar Plunge if Bishop Ahr High School can raise $100,000 for the Makerspace project.
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Victoria Tricoles '21 Earns Silver Award with the Help of Classmates

Posted December 10th 2017
The Bishop Ahr High School community congratulates Victoria Tricoles ’21 on receiving the Silver Award from the Girl Scouts of Central and Southern NJ. Victoria chose to help combat the problem of hunger.
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Students Enjoy Christmas in Candy Land

Posted December 04th 2017
The Christmas season started off with a night of dancing at the annual Christmas Cotillion, which was held on Saturday December 2. This year’s theme was “Candy Land Christmas!”.
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Congratulations 1st Quarter Students of the Quarter

Posted December 02th 2017
Congratulations to our Students of the Quarter for the 1st quarter, who earned this distinction for being well-round students and for making positive contributions to the school community.
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Operation Christmas Child Spreads Cheer to the Poor

Posted November 29th 2017
Approximately 150 shoeboxes filled with a variety of gifts such as toys, school supplies, hygiene items, socks, hair clips, mints, gum, and other gifts will be sent to poor children in developing nations.
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Bishop Checchio Delivers Food with BGAHS Students

Posted November 22th 2017
The BGAHS community answered the call to serve others during the season of Thanksgiving.
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Sr. Donna Celebrates 35 Years as Principal of BGAHS

Posted November 15th 2017
Congratulations Sister Donna Marie Trukowski for your dedication and leadership as principal for 35 years! We are proud to have you as “AHR” principal!
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Sports Highlights for the Week of 11/5

Posted November 12th 2017
A look at some of the Trojan sports highlights from this past week.
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BGAHS Community Packs Over 400 Lunches for TASK

Posted November 09th 2017
The CSAC “Change” the world project was one small action that helped us here at Bishop Ahr High School to follow Pope Francis’ call to go out of our way and help “change” the life of the poor.
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Spirited Competition Highlights 19th Annual Grammar School Competition

Posted November 06th 2017
On November 6, 2017, twelve grammar schools participated in the 19th annual Grammar School Competition at Bishop Ahr High School.
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Sports Highlights for the Week of 10/29

Posted November 04th 2017
A look at some of the Trojan sports highlights from this past week.
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Sports Highlights for the Week of 10/22

Posted October 28th 2017
A look at some of the Trojan sports highlights from this past week.
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Students Serve at TASK on October 19

Posted October 23th 2017
On October 19, 2017, ten BGA Juniors served approximately 250 lunches at the soup kitchen.
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Sports Highlights for the Week of 10/15

Posted October 21th 2017
A look at some of the Trojan sports highlights from this past week.
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Prospective Students Explore Ahr World at Open House

Posted October 16th 2017
The Bishop Ahr High School family enthusiastically welcomed over 230 prospectives student plus their families at its Fall Open House.
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Students Explore Engineering Careers at NJIT

Posted October 14th 2017
Several Juniors and Senior from the Science National Honor Society participated in NJIT’s Engineering Career Day.
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Students Feed the Hungry at TASK

Posted October 14th 2017
On September 29, 2017, ten BGA seniors accompanied by Mr. Kevin McCarthy volunteered at TASK for the first time this school year.
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Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

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Featured Video

Watch the first edition of BGA '18 News, produced by the BGAHS Video Production classes, with updates on the latest school events and featuring never-before-seen interview and footage.


BISHOP AHR HIGH SCHOOL AT A GLANCE

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
STUDENT-TEACHER RATIO
Towns
STUDENTS COME FROM
44
DIFFERENT TOWNS
Alumni
OVER
10,000
PROUD ALUMNI
Athletics
56%
PARTICIPATE IN ATHLETICS
Community Service
OVER
100,000
COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS IN 2016
Performing Arts
21%
PARTICIPATE IN PERFORMING ARTS
ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS
BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY
ENGLISH
FINE ARTS
HISTORY
MATHEMATICS
RELIGION
SCIENCE
WORLD LANGUAGES
NHS
25%
MEET NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY 3.9 GPA REQUIREMENT
Matriculation
98%
CLASS OF 2017 COLLEGE ATTENDANCE RATE
Scholarships
$38 MILLION
CLASS OF 2017 SCHOLARSHIPS
Colleges
87 COLLEGES
ATTENDED, CLASS OF 2017