O'Gorman Junior High School Photo #1 - Front of school
O'Gorman Junior High School Photo #1 - Front of school
Our Mission: form a community of faith and learning by promoting a Catholic way of life through Gospel values and academic excellence.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked SD School
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 382 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,700
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Year Founded
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2019

Student Body

Total Students
382 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
O'Gorman Junior High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
20 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
(Khaki pants; Navy Blue or White Polos)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
non-parish tuition rate is $4775
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jenni Struck


School Notes

  • O`Gorman Junior High School takes a tremendous amount of pride of being the link between elementary school and high school. Our professional and dedicated staff, along with outstanding parental support, help our students reach their potential in a safe, positive, and Christ-centered environment.We are dedicated to providing a well-rounded education for our students. Along with our core curriculum of social studies, science, mathematics, language arts, and theology, students also take exploratory courses such as speech and debate, art, and literature. O`Gorman Junior High School is fortunate to be able to offer four "Credit Before Grade 9 courses (Algebra I, Spanish I, German I, and Computer Applications) to 8th grade students who qualify. Additionally, students may also qualify to take other high school level courses at O`Gorman High School if they have met all qualifications and prerequisites.Each year, O`Gorman Junior High School students consistently score higher on standardized tests than public school students in Sioux Falls and the state of South Dakota. We are very proud of the high scores that our students consistently earn.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked SD School
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 382 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,700
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Sioux Falls, SD is $3,692 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Sioux Falls, SD is 99% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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