Since 1921, when it opened to great expectations as Catholic Central High School of Lake County, Bishop Noll Institute has been one of Northwest Indiana’s premier college preparatory institutions, drawing students from Northwest Indiana and Southeast Chicagoland. More than 19,000 young men and women have entered the doors at 1519 Hoffman Street, received strong and personal attention from a dedicated faculty, and gone on to excel at some of the nation’s elite colleges including Notre Dame, Boston College, Stanford, MIT, Georgetown and The University of Chicago.

We invite you to explore the rich heritage of Bishop Noll as you consider where to invest your post-elementary school years…the place you can call “home”, where thousands of memories will be created and lifelong friendships will be formed.

We hope you will use the menu at the left to learn about Bishop Noll today. Collectively, the links paint a picture of why we believe Bishop Noll Institute is the best environment to prepare for success…in college and in life!

Welcome to Bishop Noll Institute. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions by phone or at any time by e-mail: admissions@bishopnoll.org.

BNI Fast Facts

  • 14 AP/ College Credit Courses
  • 97% College Attendance Rate
  • Over 35 Extra-Curricular Activities
  • 15:1 Student-Teacher Ratio

In addition:

  • Smartboards in all classrooms
  • Daily prayer, theology classes and monthly mass
  • Over 350 computers in daily use
  • Family atmosphere
  • Christ-centered education