Fast Facts

Academics

  • Over $25 million in college merit scholarships awarded to 97 students of the Class of 2017.
  • The valedictorian and salutatorian from the Class of 2017 are attending the University of Pennsylvania (Ivy League) and the University of Texas at Austin.
  • In the last two years, Dunne seniors have been accepted to 180 different colleges and universities across the country.
  • A Bishop Dunne student was selected to study Russian in Estonia under a program with the U.S. State Department.
  • The school produced one National Merit Semi-Finalist for 2016.
  • 14 Advanced Placement courses are offered.
  • Dunne students placed two years in a row in the State Robotics competition.

Arts

  • Dunne students placed in multiple photography competitions.
  • Band students received highest ratings at state competition.
  • Senior drama students wrote, produced, and presented an original play.

Athletics

  • 27 athletic scholarships were awarded to the class of 2017.
  • The Bishop Dunne football team competed in the TAPPS Division 1 State Championship football game for a third consecutive year.
  • Two DPL City Championships were achieved in middle school athletics. (girls' futsal and girls' basketball)
  • Six individual championships were earned by Falcon student-athletes at the 2017 TAPPS State Track and Field Championships.
  • 94% of students participate in school sponsored activities.

Action in Community Service

  • Dunne students partnered with the Dallas Zoo and collected 1,400 pounds of old car seats, carpeting, car wheels, and assorted trash from Cedar Creek.
  • The Animal Rescue Club has rescued over 300 dogs since 2012.
  • Students gathered 1,400 canned goods for the Holy Cross Food Pantry.
  • Dunne students collaborated with the Notre Dame School of Dallas to strengthen their athletic program.