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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 2014, 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.
In the 2015-2016 school year, O'Gorman will offer 56 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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked SD School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 788 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,540
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 25 / rolling

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Academic Services provided
Year Founded
1961
Summer School Offered
Yes
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2014

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
Aug. 25 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Non-parish tuition is $6615. International student is $10,000.
% on Financial Aid
25%
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jenni Struck
Admissions Associate
Caitlin Hamstra

Sports

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

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 2014, 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. In the 2015-2016 school year, O'Gorman will offer 56 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.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked SD School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 788 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,540
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 25 / rolling

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