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Hours 8:00 AM - 2:35 PM
School leader Sister Mary McNulty, IHM, Principal
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Design
6
Music
including: Theory
0
Languages
Music Chamber music
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts None
Computer animation
Graphics
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Engineering
Mathematics
Music
Religious
Science
Social justice
Technology
Visual arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered No

Support

10
Facilities
including: Audiovisual aids
Extra learning resources Counseling
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Performance stage

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 83% 15%
Hispanic 12% 9%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
White 0% 71%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
3
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
7
Clubs
including: Anime club
Girls sports Basketball
Track
Boys sports Basketball
Football
Track
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Chess club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Robotics club
Student council / government
Technology club
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 4:30 PM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Students typically continue on to these schools West Catholic Prep
  Bonner & Prendergast

Awards

Academic award Neumann Scholars Program
Year received 2014
Academic award 8th Grade Academic Bowl - 1st Place
Year received 2014
Academic award 8th Grade Mathletes - 1st Place
Year received 2014

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
Accessible via public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Partner website Https://www.catholicschools-phl.org/
Partner Play on, Philly!
Partner website Http://playonphilly.org/
Partner Drexel University College of Computing and Informatics
Partner website Www.cs.drexel.edu
Partner Independence Seaport Museum
Partner website Http://www.phillyseaport.org/
Partner Villanova College of Engineering
Partner website Http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/engineering/service/stem/novacane.html

Enrollment

Learn more Http://desalesschool.net/registration.html
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Vouchers accepted Yes
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
Outside scholarships
# of applications received 500
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 500
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012