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

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Top Ranked SD School
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 382 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,695
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1998
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2019

Student Body

Total Students
382 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
O'Gorman Junior High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size
20 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Khaki pants; Navy Blue or White Polos

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
non-Catholic tuition rate is $6190
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jenni Struck

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Book Club, christian service club, Drama Club, Gaming Club, Lego Club, Quiz Bowl, Science and Engineering Club, Student Council, Worship Team

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Jazz Band, Orchestra, Show Choir

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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does O'Gorman Junior High School cost?

O'Gorman Junior High School's tuition is approximately $4,695 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of O'Gorman Junior High School?

The acceptance rate of O'Gorman Junior High School is 100%, which is higher than the national average of 96%.

Does O'Gorman Junior High School offer a summer program?

Yes, O'Gorman Junior High School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What sports does O'Gorman Junior High School offer?

O'Gorman Junior High School offers 12 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Wrestling.

What is O'Gorman Junior High School's ranking?

O'Gorman Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Dakota for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees and Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for O'Gorman Junior High School?

The application deadline for O'Gorman Junior High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

Endorse O'Gorman Junior High School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Recent Articles

What Is IB?
What Is IB?
What is IB? IB or International Baccalaureate is a curriculum offered by the International Baccalaureate organization based in Switzerland.
ChatGPT: A Tool Or A Problem?
ChatGPT: A Tool Or A Problem?
ChatGPT is fascinating and alarming educational professionals. So, I asked ChatGPT to explain itself.
How To Find The School You Want
December 22, 2022
How To Find The School You Want
Finding the right school for your child is a major project. However, if you tackle it methodically, you will get good results. Here's a roadmap to finding the school you want.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Top Ranked SD School
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 382 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,695
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Sioux Falls, SD is $4,227 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

Quick Links