St Monica School

  • The school adheres to the guidelines offered by the Archdiocesan Office of Catholic Education (OCE).
  • This program encompasses all aspects of student formation; namely, spiritual, intellectual, social, physical and personal.
  • Students engage in active learning, reasoning and problem solving. The primary grades focus on developing basic skills by using visuals, manipulatives and other concrete multi-sensory stimuli.
  • In the intermediate grades, students advance from concrete operations to more abstract thinking and application of basic skills.
  • In the upper grades teachers encourage mastery of learning concepts.
  • Strengthening students' mastery of basic skills at all grade levels is a fundamental goal of the faculty.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students633 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St Monica School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio29:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • Philadelphia
    St Gabriel School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 220 students
    1.3 miles
    2917 Dickinson St
    Philadelphia, PA 19146
    (215) 468-7230
    1.3 NS-8

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