Bishop Thomas K. Gorman Catholic School

  • For over 60 years, Bishop Thomas Gorman Catholic School has been a welcoming community of faithful learners dedicated to the continued formation of the total person according to the Gospel.
  • Through this Catholic tradition, supported by parental involvement, the school promotes values, character, and self-discipline.
  • A challenging academic environment with a college preparatory curriculum enables each student to become a contributing member of society.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.State or regional independent school association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia
Year Founded1958

Student Body

Total Students330 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 39%
Students by GradeBishop Thomas K. Gorman Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Number of AP Courses28 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesArt, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Physics, Spanish, World History
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorJill Coan

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceFootball,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes

  • For over 60 years, Bishop Thomas K. Gorman Catholic School has been a welcoming community of faithful learners dedicated to the continued formation of the total person according to the Gospel. Through this Catholic tradition, supported by parental involvement, the school promotes values, character, and self-discipline. A challenging academic environment with a college preparatory curriculum enables each student to become a contributing member of society.Mission.  The mission of Bishop Gorman Catholic School is the fulfillment of the educational ministry of the Catholic Church and has as its primary goal the ongoing formation of the Christian person. It aims at the development of the individual's moral, intellectual, social, cultural, and physical endowments.
  • College Preparation. 100% of Bishop Gorman graduates in the Class of 2018 were accepted to post-secondary academic institutions or career training programs. The Class of 2018 received more than $7 million in college scholarship offers spread out of 75% of the class.  Recent Gorman alumni are studying at or have graduated from: Yale, New York University, Princeton, Columbia, Duke University, Boston Conservatory, Sarah Lawrence College, Cornell, Dartmouth, The University of Notre Dame, University of Texas at Austin, Texas A & M University, Trinity University, Baylor University, West Point Military Academy, Air Force Academy, Case-Western Reserve, Florida Tech, Purdue, Creighton University, Austin College, SMU, TCU, University of Michigan, Georgia Tech, University of Pennsylvania, Rice University, Gonzaga University, Millsaps, University of Alabama, St. Louis University, Franciscan University, St. Edward`s University, and many others. The class 2016 earned over $6,766,000 in scholarship offers. 
  •  Student Activities. Co-curricular activities include: Ambassadors Club, Student Ministry, Drama Club, Yearbook, Student Government, Biology Club, Math Club, Band, National Honor Society, Visual Arts, Pre-Med Club, Pro-Life Club, Academic Team, Choir, Skeet, International Students Club, Football, Cross Country, Cheerleading, Dance, Basketball, Soccer, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball, Swimming, Track and Field, and Tennis.

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    Grades: PK-5 | 419 students
    0.8 miles
    3215 Old Jacksonville Road
    Tyler, TX 75701
    (903)593-1977
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    419
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    Grades: PK-12 | 720 students
    1.7 miles
    2695 S Southwest Loop 323
    Tyler, TX 75701
    (903)579-6000
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    720
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    Grades: K-12 | 162 students
    5.6 miles
    961 County Road 1143
    Tyler, TX 75704
    (903)593-2702
    5.6 K-12
    162

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