O'gorman High School

3201 S Kiwanis Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57105-0571
Tel: (605)336-3644
Grades: 9-12 | 755 students
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Our Mission..."to form a community of faith and learning by promoting a Catholic way of life through Gospel values and academic excellence." The focus on building a strong faith community creates a unique bond between parishes, schools, students, parents, and staff.
O'Gorman High School is a three time Blue Ribbon school recipient, most recently awarded this prestigious honor in 2014, and 8 time Catholic Education Honor Roll School of Excellence.
A broad range of courses is offered to provide for multiple interests and abilities of students.
In the 2015-2016 school year, O'Gorman will offer 56 college credits to their students.
Realistically, advanced students could have their freshman year of college out of the way by the time they graduate from high school.
An Academic Services Department provides supervision and assessment for the students with special academic needs.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Academic Services provided
Year Founded 1961
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2005, 2014

Student Body

Total Students 755 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade O'gorman High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size 24 students
Number of AP Courses 18 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average ACT score 25
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki pants and any color of collared shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,885
Tuition Notes Non-parish tuition is $5750.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jenni Struck

Sports

Total Sports Offered 18 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
Drill TeamFootball,
GolfGymnastics,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,
Winter TrackWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 26 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Quiz Bowl, Band/Jazz Band, Campus Ministry/Retreats, Chess Club, Close-Up History Club, Color Guard/Flags, Debate, Drama/Plays/Musicals, Faith Development Activities, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, National Honor Society, Newspaper (Knight Scroll), Oral Interpretation, Peer Support Group, Philosophy Club, Rocketry, Science Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Congress, Student Council, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), Summer Camps, Teens Against Tobacco Use, Vocal/Show Choir, World Language Club, Yearbook Band/Jazz Band, Chess Club, Debate, Rocketry, Science Club, Summer Camps, Yearbook, Academic Quiz Bowl,
Campus Ministry/Retreats,
Close-Up History Club,
Color Guard/Flags,
Drama/Plays/Musicals,
Faith Development Activities,
Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
National Honor Society,
Newspaper (Knight Scroll),
Oral Interpretation,
Peer Support Group,
Philosophy Club,
Student Ambassadors,
Student Congress,
Student Council,
Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD),
Teens Against Tobacco Use,
Vocal/Show Choir,
World Language Club,

School Notes

  • Our Mission..."to form a community of faith and learning by promoting a Catholic way of life through Gospel values and academic excellence." The focus on building a strong faith community creates a unique bond between parishes, schools, students, parents, and staff. O'Gorman High School is a three time Blue Ribbon school recipient, most recently awarded this prestigious honor in 2014, and 8 time Catholic Education Honor Roll School of Excellence. A broad range of courses is offered to provide for multiple interests and abilities of students. In the 2015-2016 school year, O'Gorman will offer 56 college credits to their students. Realistically, advanced students could have their freshman year of college out of the way by the time they graduate from high school. An Academic Services Department provides supervision and assessment for the students with special academic needs.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Children's Care Hospital-school (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is O'Gorman Junior High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Children's Care Hospital-school (0.9 miles away)
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    Grades: PK-12 | 83 students
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    Sioux Falls, SD 57105
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-6 | 122 students
    1.2 miles
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    Sioux Falls, SD 57105
    (605)338-5103
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    Sioux Falls, SD 57105
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    Grades: UG | 37 students
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    Sioux Falls, SD 57105
    (605)335-8956
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