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Overall
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SS. Neumann Goretti Catholic High School
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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 Levels9-12
  • Waiting List Size
  • Enrollment495
  • PrincipalMr. Hugh Quigley
  • Phone Number215-465-8437
  • SEPTA RoutesBSL (Tasker-Morris), Bus (23, 29, 47M)
  • Address 1736 S. 10th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19148
  • NeighborhoodEast Passyunk Crossing
  • Tuition$8,450 (Catholic); $8,950 (Non-Catholic)
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Mission

We are a Catholic community serving a diverse student population. God enables us to educate through care grounded in faith. Through a rigorous and varied course of study each individual is presented with the necessary tools to succeed as lifelong...

We are a Catholic community serving a diverse student population. God enables us to educate through care grounded in faith. Through a rigorous and varied course of study each individual is presented with the necessary tools to succeed as lifelong learners. We provide a safe, nurturing, and challenging environment to prepare our students for college, career, and beyond as conscientious world citizens.

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Points of Pride

1.) Class of 2018 earned college grants and scholarships in excess of $20 million; 92% accepted to college; 94% would recommend SNG to others. 2.) Recipient of over $500,00 in grants since 2015 to focus on continuous teacher and curriculum...

1.) Class of 2018 earned college grants and scholarships in excess of $20 million; 92% accepted to college; 94% would recommend SNG to others. 2.) Recipient of over $500,00 in grants since 2015 to focus on continuous teacher and curriculum improvement and development 3.) Significant increase in Freshman enrollment for two consecutive years; significant increase in total enrollment; recognized by the Healey Foundation 4.) Catholic, faith-based environment where our students will complete over 7,000 hours of service this school year; enroll in a Theology course each year; participate in daily prayer, monthly liturgies, and annual retreats 5.) Average Reading SAT score higher that local competitors 6.) PSAT reading and writing scores up 16% 7.) Qualified students have the option to choose from up to 10 AP classes (in-class & online options) 8.) All students have the opportunity to take classes at SNG for college credit through partnerships with Neumann University and Manor College 9.) Juniors take school sponsored SAT Prep courses 10.) All incoming Freshman receive a Google Chromebook. In order to extend learning in the core subjects, the majority of Freshman take an additional Mathematics and English Language Arts course. 11.) Families rated Neumann Goretti more favorably than family members of students in other Archdiocese of Philadelphia high schools on more than 75% of parent survey questions. 12.) We offer a four year Fine Arts curriculum including a 70+ member Orchestra, AP Art, and budding Dance and Drama programs. Students have demonstrated success. For example, the art students won first prize in the Philadelphia Museum of Art/Delphi Art-Futures Grant competition. 13.) The school has a strong athletic program consisting of 15 teams. Athletic teams continue to excel both on the field and in the classroom with current state, city or league championships. 14.) Over 25 extra-curricular activities

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Admissions Policy

We are looking for students with a desire to achieve and grow in a Catholic, college preparatory, diverse environment. Applicants for the 9th grade must complete an online application, take our Entrance Exam, and submit their report cards to the...

We are looking for students with a desire to achieve and grow in a Catholic, college preparatory, diverse environment. Applicants for the 9th grade must complete an online application, take our Entrance Exam, and submit their report cards to the Admissions Office. Satisfactory attendance and discipline records are expected. Recommendations are encouraged from current teachers and principals. Interviews are a part of the admissions process. Ss. Neumann Goretti offers Academic and Leadership scholarships, as well as some need-based financial aid. Transfer applicants are required to submit current transcripts, attendance and discipline records; obtain current teacher and administrator recommendations; take the Entrance Exam; and interview.

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Safety & Culture

Our core values of compassion, courage, and commitment drive our school culture. We maintain a strong discipline code that encourages personal growth through consistency, fairness and lasting corrective measures. As we are a Catholic school, high...

Our core values of compassion, courage, and commitment drive our school culture. We maintain a strong discipline code that encourages personal growth through consistency, fairness and lasting corrective measures. As we are a Catholic school, high moral character is both encouraged and expected.

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Accreditations & Honors

Middle States Accreditation

Middle States Accreditation

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 28.5%
White 51.3%
Hispanic 4.6%
Asian 14.4%
Other 1.1%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 47.5%
Male Students 52.5%

Special Education

Special Ed 2%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 4.9%

Students Per Grade

9th Grade Students
153
10th Grade Students
129
11th Grade Students
116
12th Grade Students
97
Total Students
495

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
3.2

Academics

College Rate

College Rate 77%

AP Class Offerings

  • Biology,
  • Calculus AB,
  • English Language,
  • English Literature,
  • European History,
  • Politics,
  • Human Geography,
  • Psychology,
  • Drawing,
  • US History,
  • AP Class Other

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Instrumental,
  • Theater,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Dance Instr,
  • Choir,
  • Dance,
  • Ceramics,
  • School Plays,
  • School Musicals,
  • Theater Group,
  • Orchestra

Sports Programs

  • Football,
  • Basketball,
  • Soccer,
  • Baseball,
  • Softball,
  • Track and Field,
  • Cross Country,
  • Dance,
  • Cheerleading,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Bowling,
  • Girls Track and Field,
  • Indoor Track,
  • Girls Indoor Track,
  • Girls Soccer,
  • Girls Volleyball

Other Activities

Ambassadors Club, Art Club, Chess Club, Culinary/International Cuisine Club, Cultural Diversity Club, Debate Club, Green Team, Literary Magazine, MiniTHON, National Honor Society, National ART Honor Society, Pro-Life, Saints Philanthropy, Students...

Ambassadors Club, Art Club, Chess Club, Culinary/International Cuisine Club, Cultural Diversity Club, Debate Club, Green Team, Literary Magazine, MiniTHON, National Honor Society, National ART Honor Society, Pro-Life, Saints Philanthropy, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), Student Council, Yearbook, WSNG News, Usher Corp

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Language Programs

  • Spanish,
  • Italian

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association

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