St. Ignatius Of Loyola

617-27 North 43rd St,
Philadelphia, PA, 19104-0191
     Tel: (215)222-3626
Grades: PK - 3 | 115 students
Families have relied on Saint Ignatius of Loyola to help their children reach their God-given potential for over 80 years.
Today, our Middle States Accredited school is weaving a new model of Catholic education with our twin school, Our Mother of Sorrows.
The two schools share an administration and provide students with more resources than ever before, including classes of 25 students or less, weekly courses in art, music and gym, wireless classrooms, nutrition education, before and after school care, support for struggling learners, counseling, and more.
Pre-K through 3rd grades attend the St. Ignatius Primary School and 4th through 8th grades attend Our Mother of Sorrows Upper Elementary School.
Our safe and supportive environment allow students to focus on personal and academic development.
Over 85% of Our Mother of Sorrows / Saint Ignatius of Loyola students graduate from high school in four years! Please contact us to see what our children can accomplish when someone believes in them.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 3

Student Body

Total Students 115 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 99%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade St. Ignatius Of Loyola Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $2,850
Tuition Notes All families are required to apply for financial aid. Over $200,000 in financial aid is distributed each year. Scholarships are available based on need and merit.
% on Financial Aid 98%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross CountryBasketballCheering,
Cross Country

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Choir, Girl Scouts, Jr. Great Books, Math Challenge, Science Club, Student Council Choir, Girl Scouts, Math Challenge, Science Club, Jr. Great Books,
Student Council,

School Notes:

The mission of Our Mother of Sorrows / Saint Ignatius of Loyola Catholic School is to provide a Christ-centered quality education, to foster a spirit of inquiry and intellectual growth, and to prepare children to meet the challenges of the 21st Century in a healthy, safe and caring environment. We continue to develop and implement programs centered around science, technology, and humanities. We create opportunities for prayer, service, and extra curricular activities within the school and broader community to develop the whole child. Our teachers, by example and instruction, help students to integrate beliefs, values and the practice of faith within everyday living. We respect and celebrate the unique gifts of our students, families, faculty, and staff.

Profile last updated: 02/14/2013

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The nearest high school is West Philadelphia Catholic High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cockrell Christian School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sister Clara Muhammad School (0.6 miles away)
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