My children have received the instruction, respect, and discipline necessary to be successful. All children learn differently, and this is a school that supports that. The communication is great if you use the avenues provided, and these are continually improving. I do not hear about even small fights
... Read more from my son, who had lots of stories to tell from Braddock and Allegany. Read less
Posted by a parent on 02/27/11
This is a great school that, I believe, provides the best education in the area. The teachers are well qualified and take extra time with any student who is having trouble. There is a sense of community and most of the students get along very well with each other. It offers great college prep courses.
... Read more The school sends out papers often to let you know what is going on, so obviously some kids do not give them to their parents. Read less
Posted by a student on 09/07/08
i have not been pleased with this school at all communication between students and parents the teacher is very poor. i am notifed of very little that happening in this school. it is not worth the money and time to have kids sit in school all day and be in school uniform and the kids want to a hand on
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Posted by a parent on 08/20/07
As a student of Bishop Walsh I find the school to be great it helped me when I was in a jam when I was at braddock middle. The teachers are incredible and unlike the last comment the school is not dirty. The sports are also great I would know they give anyone a chance I have a backbrace and can
... Read more not do sports but have tried. I thank this school for the new friends I have made and will keep for the rest of my life. This school is not a waste of money it also has a program to help children with special learning problems. The school also offers a chance for children to learn a religion and to meet other studants that have the same opinions. As a sophomore at Bishop Walsh I thank the teachers for their support. Read less
Posted by a student on 08/17/07
We are extremely happy with this school. The academics are outstanding and the guidance that is offered to the students is just the right amount. The children are not coddled but yet the faculty are very caring. We tried the public school route and lasted 9 months. It is worth your time and your child's
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Posted by a parent on 03/01/06
Excellent school. Caring teachers and supportive administration. Very good choice for Pre-K through grade 12.
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Posted by a teacher on 10/15/05
I loves it so much there was so much to do and learn. I really loved the number of courses you could chose from!
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Special Education Classes
A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
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Programs offering GED or equivalent courses for adults within regular schools, whether classes are held during evening or daytime schedules.
English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
Cumberland schools — Bishop Walsh School is located at 700 Bishop Walsh Rd, Cumberland MD 21502. 700 Bishop Walsh Rd is in the 21502 ZIP code in Cumberland, MD The school district for Bishop Walsh School is the Archdiocese Of Baltimore. Bishop Walsh School is a Catholic school that serves grade levels PK - 12.
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