Forensics teacher introduces ballistics using a potato cannon.Student cheers during final hymn at school massBGA Choir at St. Francis Cathedral after performing at Chrism MassEnglish 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 PlathStudent donating blood during blood driveStudents talking with partner during Italian 1 classBoys Lacrosse team during gameValedictorian giving speech during graduationPriest and students process during blessing of the schoolStudents raising hands in Career Ed classAlgebra 1 students practicing new concepts with help of teacherAP Calculus students working on practice problemsStudents 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 Exhibition

Featured News

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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Forensic Science Students Investigate Football Foul Play

Posted October 13th 2017
Mr. Kondracki's Forensic Science students recently investigated their first mock crime scene: a mysterious death by the visitor bleachers.
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Baby Bottle Blessings Raises Money for Positive Alternatives

Posted October 11th 2017
For one week each fall, BGA homerooms fill baby bottles with change. Each homeroom is visited every morning by a Pro-Life Club member who asks students to donate to this worthwhile organization.
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Students See Sistine Chapel Up-Close-and-Personal

Posted October 10th 2017
The Renaissance period and its artwork is an important topic that will be covered in these classes this year and this limited-time exhibit was a perfect opportunity for our students.
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BGA Welcomes Newest Members of Ahr Star Family

Posted October 08th 2017
This year, the Ahr Star Spaghetti Dinner, now in its 20th year, raised over $9,000 for this year’s Ahr Stars, with approximately 800 people attending, including students, parents, community members, alumni, and many former Ahr Stars.
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Send Your Pledges to See Sr. Donna Polar Plunge

Posted October 07th 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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Coat Drive Collects Over 500 Coats & Blankets

Posted October 04th 2017
In total, we collected 359 used coats, 23 new coats, 85 used blankets, and 55 new blankets, more than ever donated before!
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Students Organize Sweet Fundraiser for Hurricane Victims

Posted September 30th 2017
The total amount collected was $2,500 and all of the money was sent to the Diocese of Metuchen Disaster Relief Donation Fund. Thank you to all participated in the BGA collection for those affected by the hurricanes and earthquake.
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Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

Join us on a virtual guided tour of some of the highlights of Bishop Ahr High School! Click above to get started! Of course, there's nothing like visiting BGAHS in person. Go to bgahs.org/visit for more information!

 

Featured Video

Watch this send-off video that BGA Video Production classes produced with some end-of-year highlights, messages from our faculty, and a few words of wisdom from the Class of 2017.


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