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St. Jerome Catholic School
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Math
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Reading
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Attendance
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School Details

  • School TypePrivate Catholic
  • Grade LevelsPreK-8
  • Enrollment369
  • PrincipalMiss Susan Gallagher
  • Phone Number215-624-0637
  • School Emailprincipalstjerome@gmail.com
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (20, 50, 88)
  • Address 3031 Stamford Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19136
  • NeighborhoodRhawnhurst
  • Tuition$3,855 (K-8 Catholic child living in St. Jerome Parish); $3,100 (Pre-K4) plus $70 computer fee and $125 lunch/music/art fee.
  • Application DeadlineSeptember 28th, 2018

Mission

Through daily teaching, witness and example, St. Jerome School strives to instill in our students a lifetime Christian value system and a strong sense of their Catholic identity. In our mission to educate the whole child, we provide spiritual,...

Through daily teaching, witness and example, St. Jerome School strives to instill in our students a lifetime Christian value system and a strong sense of their Catholic identity. In our mission to educate the whole child, we provide spiritual, intellectual, social, physical and emotional experiences aimed at developing the student’s potential.

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Points of Pride

1. Between 1995 and 2014 twenty-seven St. Jerome eighth grade students have been awarded the Neumann Scholarship: a full scholarship to any diocesan high school. In addition, over $120,000 in scholarship money was offered to our graduating class of 2...

1. Between 1995 and 2014 twenty-seven St. Jerome eighth grade students have been awarded the Neumann Scholarship: a full scholarship to any diocesan high school. In addition, over $120,000 in scholarship money was offered to our graduating class of 2012. 2. Students in grades 4 through 8 have participated in and were awarded various ribbons in the Reading Olympic Competitions. 3. Math teams have consistently placed in the top six in the Mathcounts Philadelphia Chapter Competition; individuals have placed in the top ten. St. Jerome School was a silver level school from 2007 to 2012 in the Mathcounts Club Program and gold level school in 2011. In the Pennsylvania Mathematics League of the Philadelphia region, Saint Jerome teams have consistently placed in the top four. 4. The teachers for PreK 4 and Kindergarten have been trained by the Children's Literacy Initiative. The children are taught using best practices and can read at the end of PreK.

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Admissions Policy

Child must be the correct age for each grade by September 1 of the year they will be entering school (K must be 5 by September 1, etc.). A copy of the birth certificate and immunization records must be given at registration. If a child is coming from...

Child must be the correct age for each grade by September 1 of the year they will be entering school (K must be 5 by September 1, etc.). A copy of the birth certificate and immunization records must be given at registration. If a child is coming from another school, a copy of the report card is necessary.

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Safety & Culture

All staff and volunteers must have police checks and child abuse clearances. Staff must also have FBI clearances. In addition, all staff and volunteers must attend classes on protecting children and mandated reporter training. The main entrances are...

All staff and volunteers must have police checks and child abuse clearances. Staff must also have FBI clearances. In addition, all staff and volunteers must attend classes on protecting children and mandated reporter training. The main entrances are monitored and anyone who enters the school must be let in by the office staff.

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Accreditations & Honors

Middle States Accredited

Middle States Accredited

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 6.2%
White 86.8%
Hispanic 3.5%
Asian 0.8%
Other 2.7%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 45.9%
Male Students 54.1%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 1.1%

Students Per Grade

Enrollment Pre K
43
Kindergarten Students
27
1st Grade Students
31
2nd Grade Students
39
3rd Grade Students
41
4th Grade Students
32
5th Grade Students
30
6th Grade Students
38
7th Grade Students
48
8th Grade Students
40
Total Students
369

Academics

AP Class Offerings

  • AP Class Other

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Choir,
  • Dance,
  • School Plays,
  • Theater Group,
  • Other

Sports Programs

  • Football,
  • Basketball,
  • Soccer,
  • Baseball,
  • Softball,
  • Track and Field,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Girls Soccer,
  • Volleyball,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

An after school CARES Program is available. Various sports clubs are available, including swimming and volleyball. We have a dance program, and a youth choir.

An after school CARES Program is available. Various sports clubs are available, including swimming and volleyball. We have a dance program, and a youth choir.

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association,
  • Parents School Advisory,
  • Parents Classroom Volunteers

Parent Involvement

Parents volunteer to attend class trips, work with the CYO and coach the many sports teams available. All volunteers must have the correct clearances and attend classes on protecting children and mandated reporting.

Parents volunteer to attend class trips, work with the CYO and coach the many sports teams available. All volunteers must have the correct clearances and attend classes on protecting children and mandated reporting.

Before and After Care

  • After Care,
  • Extended Day,
  • Extended Programming

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