O'gorman High School

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 four time Blue Ribbon school recipient, most recently awarded this prestigious honor in 2021, 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.
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.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked SD School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 788 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,200
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

O'gorman High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Dakota for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Academic Services provided
Year Founded
1961
Summer School Offered
Yes
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2005, 2014, 2021

Student Body

Total Students
788 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
O'gorman High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size
24 students
Number of AP Courses
18 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average ACT score
25
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Khaki pants and any color of collared shirts

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Non-Catholic tuition is $7675 International student is $11,000.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jenni Struck

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
37 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Summer Camps

Club or Organization:
Academic Quiz Bowl, Campus Ministry/Retreats, Centered, Chess Club, Classics Club, Debate, E-Sports, Educators Rising, ENDOW, Environmental Awareness Club, Faith Development Activities, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Future Business Leaders of America, Gaming Club, History Club, HOSA - Future Health Professionals, Impact, Knights for a Cure, Knitting Club, Multicultural Club, National Honor Society, Newspaper (Knight Scroll), Quiz Bowl, Spike Ball Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), Students for Life, Teens Against Tobacco Use, Ultimate Frisbee, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Band/Jazz Band, Color Guard/Flags, Drama/Plays/Musicals, Oral Interpretation, Vocal/Show Choir

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 2021, 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. 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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does O'gorman High School cost?
O'gorman High School's tuition is approximately $6,200 for private students.
What schools are O'gorman High School often compared to?
O'gorman High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Sioux Falls Christian Schools by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of O'gorman High School?
The acceptance rate of O'gorman High School is 100%, which is higher than the national average of 96%.
What sports does O'gorman High School offer?
O'gorman High School offers 18 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter Track and Wrestling. O'gorman High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in South Dakota for most sports offered.
What is O'gorman High School's ranking?
O'gorman High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Dakota for: Largest student body, Most sports offered and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for O'gorman High School?
The application deadline for O'gorman High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked SD School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 788 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,200
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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