About BK

Bishop Kearney High School | a Golisano Education Partner is a private, Roman Catholic, co-educational high school located in suburban Irondequoit. It offers educational opportunities for students in grades 6-12 in the tradition of the Congregation of Christian Brothers and School Sisters of Notre Dame. It is staffed by professional educators, both lay and religious, all dedicated to the education of young men and women.

Bishop Kearney is nationally recognized for providing a quality college preparatory program in a family environment. The school of about 340 students boasts a championship athletic program, a growing music and theater program, and a student-run television station all situated on a picturesque 42 acre campus.

Our Vision Statement

Bishop Kearney High School is a vibrant community dedicated to providing an environment in which high academic expectations, spirituality, and a strong sense of Catholic community enhance the education of the whole person.

Through our diversity, we embrace and develop the gifts, talents and uniqueness of each individual, while encouraging self-respect and the respect of others.

We instill in our students the supreme value, dignity and sanctity of each human being by embracing the “Essential Elements of a Christian Brothers’ Education.”  In this atmosphere, our students can develop into responsible citizens of their communities, as well as young adults of fine Christian character.

Our Mission Statement

The mission of Bishop Kearney High School is to empower young men and women to reach their full potential – academically, spiritually, and socially – by providing a college preparatory, values-based Catholic education in a student-centered family atmosphere, in keeping with the tradition of the Christian Brothers and the School Sisters of Notre Dame.