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Overall
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St. Laurentius 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 LevelsPreK-8
  • Waiting List Size25
  • Enrollment212
  • PrincipalMrs. Elaine F. McKnight
  • Phone Number215-423-8834
  • SEPTA RoutesMFL (Berks), Bus (5, 25, 89)
  • Address 1612 East Berks Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19125
  • NeighborhoodFishtown
  • Tuition$4,500 (Registered and contributing parishioner) for one child, additional children prorated. Non-parishioner rate: 4,500 for one child, additional children at a prorate. Non-catholic rate: $4,500 for one child, additional children are prorated.

Mission

Saint Laurentius School serves the children who are entrusted to our care by proclaiming and teaching the Catholic faith while providing a sound academic education. Utilizing a variety of resources, we provide opportunities for personal formation in...

Saint Laurentius School serves the children who are entrusted to our care by proclaiming and teaching the Catholic faith while providing a sound academic education. Utilizing a variety of resources, we provide opportunities for personal formation in a safe and caring environment that meet the needs and challenges for future life-long learners in a global society.

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Points of Pride

University of Pennsylvania's Distributed Leadership Program. Children's Literacy Initiative. Art program in grades K-8. 4 time winner of March Madness Academic Competition. Community service programs for all students. Spanish in grades 5-8....

University of Pennsylvania's Distributed Leadership Program. Children's Literacy Initiative. Art program in grades K-8. 4 time winner of March Madness Academic Competition. Community service programs for all students. Spanish in grades 5-8. Multiple student winners at annual Fishtown Spelling Bee. Back-to-back winner of Reader's Choice Award 2015 and 2016. Advanced Math class in grades 5-8. After school programs offered. Numerous after school clubs are offered. Sports program for grades 5-8

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Admissions Policy

Parents/guardians must complete a school registration information form for each child. School needs a copy of the child's birth certificate, baptismal certificate (if applicable), immunization record and a current report card if transferring....

Parents/guardians must complete a school registration information form for each child. School needs a copy of the child's birth certificate, baptismal certificate (if applicable), immunization record and a current report card if transferring. There is a non-refundable $150 fee per child for registration. All school and medical records for a transferring student will be requested upon completed registration.

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Safety & Culture

Security cameras are installed at all entrances, exits and lunch recess areas. Shalom Program. Anti-bullying, anti-drugs, anti-alcohol, and anti-gambling programs. Family involvement and school counselor on premises.

Security cameras are installed at all entrances, exits and lunch recess areas. Shalom Program. Anti-bullying, anti-drugs, anti-alcohol, and anti-gambling programs. Family involvement and school counselor on premises.

Accreditations & Honors

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Elementary Schools December 1, 2016 until December 1, 2021 National Catholic Educators Association 2016

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Elementary Schools December 1, 2016 until December 1, 2021 National Catholic Educators Association 2016

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 1.7%
White 84.7%
Hispanic 5.1%
Asian 2.8%
Other 5.6%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 49.2%
Male Students 50.8%

Special Education

Special Ed 9.6%

Students Per Grade

Enrollment Pre K
40
Kindergarten Students
21
1st Grade Students
22
2nd Grade Students
20
3rd Grade Students
18
4th Grade Students
23
5th Grade Students
21
6th Grade Students
17
7th Grade Students
15
8th Grade Students
15
Total Students
212

Academics

AP Class Offerings

  • AP Class Other

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Instrumental,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Choir,
  • School Plays,
  • School Musicals,
  • Literature,
  • Other

Sports Programs

  • Basketball,
  • Soccer,
  • Baseball,
  • Softball,
  • Track and Field,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Girls Soccer

Other Activities

Student Council, Yearbook, March Madness Academic Competition Team, Barnes Foundation STEM competitors. MathAletes

Student Council, Yearbook, March Madness Academic Competition Team, Barnes Foundation STEM competitors. MathAletes

Language Programs

  • Spanish

Parent Programs

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

Parent Involvement

Parents/Guardians are encouraged to help in the preparation and to participate in all activities. Community Service is expected of the children and their families. Our CYO sports teams are always willing to accept new coaches.

Parents/Guardians are encouraged to help in the preparation and to participate in all activities. Community Service is expected of the children and their families. Our CYO sports teams are always willing to accept new coaches.

Before and After Care

  • After Care,
  • Extended Day,
  • Extended Programming

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