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Overall
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Mother of Divine Grace School
8
Overall
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Math
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Science
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School Incidents
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Reading
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Attendance
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College Bound
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School Details

  • School TypePrivate Catholic
  • Grade LevelsPreK-8
  • Waiting List Size5
  • Enrollment173
  • PrincipalMrs. Jane White Lockhart
  • Phone Number215-426-7325
  • SEPTA Routes54, 15B
  • Address 2612 East Monmouth Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19134
  • NeighborhoodRichmond
  • Tuition$3,650 - $4,550 plus $85 book fee, $60 flat fee, $60 technology fee and $50 lunch fee
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Mission

Mother of Divine Grace School is a Catholic elementary school located in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia. We pride ourselves in providing small classes that are conducive to individualized attention conducted in a safe environment for our...

Mother of Divine Grace School is a Catholic elementary school located in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia. We pride ourselves in providing small classes that are conducive to individualized attention conducted in a safe environment for our children. The importance of family centered education is paramount to our educational philosophy. We believe the quality of educational programs as well as our long tenured caring staff to be the reasons of our success.

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Points of Pride

Proud partner with the following: University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education Villanova University School of Nursing Holy Family University School of Education Port Side Art Center Sprout Television

Proud partner with the following: University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education Villanova University School of Nursing Holy Family University School of Education Port Side Art Center Sprout Television

Admissions Policy

To register your child at Mother of Divine Grace School, you must call the school office at 215-426-7325 to schedule an appointment with our principal.

To register your child at Mother of Divine Grace School, you must call the school office at 215-426-7325 to schedule an appointment with our principal.

Safety & Culture

All staff members and volunteers must have up to date state background checks, child abuse clearances and training from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Security doors with cameras and intercoms have been installed on all entrances and exists of our...

All staff members and volunteers must have up to date state background checks, child abuse clearances and training from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Security doors with cameras and intercoms have been installed on all entrances and exists of our building.

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Accreditations & Honors

Middle States Accredited University of Pennsylvania Distributed Leadership School

Middle States Accredited University of Pennsylvania Distributed Leadership School

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 0.7%
White 92.6%
Hispanic 3.4%
Other 3.4%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 54.4%
Male Students 45.6%

Special Education

Special Ed 4.7%

Students Per Grade

Enrollment Pre K
24
Kindergarten Students
18
1st Grade Students
13
2nd Grade Students
22
3rd Grade Students
21
4th Grade Students
15
5th Grade Students
10
6th Grade Students
17
7th Grade Students
19
8th Grade Students
14
Total Students
173

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Theater,
  • Visual Arts,
  • School Plays,
  • Theater Group

Sports Programs

  • Football,
  • Basketball,
  • Soccer,
  • Softball,
  • Cross Country,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

Art; music; Junior C.Y.O. basketball, soccer, baseball, softball; AM C.A.R.E.S. and PM C.A.R.E.S.

Art; music; Junior C.Y.O. basketball, soccer, baseball, softball; AM C.A.R.E.S. and PM C.A.R.E.S.

Other Activities

Chess Club

Chess Club

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association,
  • Parents Classroom Volunteers

Parent Involvement

The importance of family centered education is paramount to our educational philosophy. We realize that parents and guardians play a major role in the development and success of their children. They also play an integral role in the success of our...

The importance of family centered education is paramount to our educational philosophy. We realize that parents and guardians play a major role in the development and success of their children. They also play an integral role in the success of our school. All parents are encouraged to get involved in as many ways as possible to enhance the quality of the educational experiences for our children.

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Before and After Care

  • Before Care,
  • After Care,
  • Extended Programming

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