Bishop Connolly High School in Fall River to close at end of the year

This is a file photo of Bishop Connolly High School. (WLNE)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WLNE) — Bishop Connolly High School will be closing its doors for good at the end of the 2022-23 academic year.

The announcement was made Wednesday by the Diocese of Fall River in a release.

“While we sincerely regret having to close Bishop Connolly, our ultimate goal is to strengthen Catholic education in the Diocese for the future,” said Daniel S. Roy, superintendent of schools for the Diocese of Fall River.

“We are committed to helping families transition to other Diocesan Catholic high schools and to make the process as seamless as possible,” he added.

The diocese cited decline in enrollment and the financial impact stemming from the pandemic as contributors to the closure.

Informational Zoom meeting has been scheduled for parents who have questions about the the school ceasing operations.

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