Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:10 PM
School leader Sr. Ellen Convey, IHM
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used None

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Latin
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Latin

Support

14
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 100% 15%
Hispanic 0% 9%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
White 0% 71%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Tennis
4
Boys Sports
including: Tennis
8
Clubs
including: Drama club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Clubs Chess club
Drama club
Forensics club
Game club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Student council / government
Technology club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:00 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events

Teachers

16
Staff
including: Reading specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Archdiocese of Philadelphia
  Dancing with the Students
  Philadelphia Orchestra Partnership Program
  The Rock School for Dance Education
  Saint Joseph's Preparatory School

Enrollment

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Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Tuition range (low) $8000
Tuition range (high) $9000
For the year 2013-2014
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Tax credits
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012