O'Gorman Junior High School

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

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Year Founded1998
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2019

Student Body

Total Students382 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade O'Gorman Junior High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size20 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki pants; Navy Blue or White Polos)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,700
Tuition Notesnon-parish tuition rate is $4775
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJenni Struck

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBasketballCross Country,
FootballGolf,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,
Wrestling

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.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to O'Gorman Junior High School is O'gorman High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is Lifescape Childrens Specialty School (1.1 miles away)
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The average private school tuition in Sioux Falls, SD is $3,540 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).