O'gorman High School

3201 S Kiwanis Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57105-0571
     Tel: (605)336-3644
Grades: 9 - 12 | 729 students
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 two�"time Blue Ribbon school recipient and 5 time Catholic High School Honor Roll �" Top 50 Catholic High School in the Nation.
A broad range of courses is offered to provide for multiple interests and abilities of students.
In the 2009-2010 school year, O'Gorman will offer 55 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 Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2005, 2014

Student Body

Total Students 729 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 2%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade O

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 14 courses
Average ACT score 23
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki pants and any color of collared shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,710
Tuition Notes Rates for non-Catholics, add approximately $600.
% on Financial Aid 25%
Acceptance Rate 100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kathy Rutten

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 two�"time Blue Ribbon school recipient and 5 time Catholic High School Honor Roll �" Top 50 Catholic High School in the Nation. A broad range of courses is offered to provide for multiple interests and abilities of students. In the 2009-2010 school year, O'Gorman will offer 55 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.

Profile last updated: 11/06/2014

Nearby 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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