Based on statistics from the Philadelphia School Partnership via GreatPhillySchools.com 81% of Parish and Regional Schools in the City of Philadelphia are designated “High Performing”
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s 122 elementary schools, 17 high schools and four schools of special education recently celebrated National Catholic Schools Week which took place January 25, 2015 – January 31, 2015. Twenty-five parish and regional schools in the City of Philadelphia had extra reason to celebrate for the 2014-2015 school year. According to statistics from Philadelphia School Partnership via their website Great Philly Schools 81% of Archdiocesan city elementary schools are deemed high performing.
According to Great Philly Schools, the ratings are based on academic performance, attendance, and safety of the school. Schools are rated on a scale of 1-10. The top five Archdiocesan parish and regional schools in the City of Philadelphia who earned an overall score of 10/10 are: Saint Mary Interparochial School, Our Mother of Consolation School, Holy Redeemer School, Our Lady of Calvary School, and Saint Monica School. The top five Archdiocesan parish and regional schools in the City of Philadelphia who earned an overall score of 9/10 are: Maternity B.V.M. School, Saint Cecilia School, Saint Christopher School, Saint Matthew School and Immaculate Heart of Mary School.
Bishop Michael J. Fitzgerald who oversees Catholic Education in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia said, “We couldn’t be prouder of our high performing elementary schools in the City of Philadelphia. They truly are a testament to the excellent quality of Catholic education available to parents and families in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties. Not only do our students excel academically, they are also spiritually formed in a Christ-centered atmosphere by caring teachers and staff.”
In addition to the top ten Archdiocesan schools listed above another 15 parish and regional schools were also designated as high performers according to the Great Philly Schools website.
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