Mission and Philosophy

Mission Statement

As a Catholic community of faith, Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School is dedicated to educating and developing the whole person, providing a moral, ethical and Christ-centered compass for life. The teachings of the church permeate the school’s spiritual, academic and social life, forming a “Person for Others.”

Philosophy Statement

Bishop McGuinness High School is a coeducational college preparatory institution of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, providing a Catholic secondary education for students in grades 9 through 12. As an extension of the family, the school community is dedicated to the development of the whole person. Faith and values are integrated into all aspects of learning, living and service to others in order to stimulate students’ spiritual, emotional, intellectual, social and physical growth. By studying both secular and religious matters, the school community applies knowledge toward a deeper acceptance of holiness from God, in accordance with the doctrines and structures of the Catholic Church. A multi-level curriculum provides a variety of educational programs that meets the needs of each student. Bishop McGuinness High School is available to students regardless of ethnic origin, religious preference or socioeconomic background.