Holy Redeemer School

Holy Redeemer Chinese Catholic School was founded in 1941 as the first Catholic School established in the United States for the Chinese community.
Holy Redeemer school was staffed by Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity until 1992.
These Sisters generously taught generations of Philadelphia's Chinese community.
In recent years, Capuchin Friars from St. John the Evangelist Church have provided priestly service.
Holy Redeemer School provides a quality elementary school education for children in grades K through 8 with a Chinese cultural emphasis,.
Our special mission is to provide a Catholic education for all children, particularly new immigrants and their families.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 148 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,750
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Holy Redeemer School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded
1941
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
148 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Holy Redeemer School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition aid is available. Please see website: www.holyredeemerschool.org

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
Asian Lunar New Year Program, Children's Garden, Traditional Chinese Dance

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural basketball

School Notes

  • Holy Redeemer Chinese Catholic School was founded in 1941 as the first Catholic School established in the United States for the Chinese community. Holy Redeemer school was staffed by Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity until 1992. These Sisters generously taught generations of Philadelphia's Chinese community. In recent years, Capuchin Friars from St. John the Evangelist Church have provided priestly service. Holy Redeemer School provides a quality elementary school education for children in grades K through 8 with a Chinese cultural emphasis. Our special mission is to provide a Catholic education for all children, particularly new immigrants and their families.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Holy Redeemer School cost?
Holy Redeemer School's tuition is approximately $3,750 for private students.
What is Holy Redeemer School's ranking?
Holy Redeemer School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for: Highest percentage of students of color and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Holy Redeemer School?
The application deadline for Holy Redeemer School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 148 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,750
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Philadelphia, PA is $8,595 for elementary schools and $15,444 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Philadelphia, PA is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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