Senior School: 2500 S. 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19145 Junior School: 1720 W. Ritner Street, Philadelphia, PA 19145
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Senior School: (215) 467-5338 - Junior School: (215) 334-3777 - ELC: (215) 334-6001

SAINT MONICA SCHOOL
"The Pride of South Philly"

TUITION TRANSFER GRANTS NOW AVAILABLE

Tuition Transfer Grant (pdf)

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May & June Events

FRIDAY, MAY 25TH NO SCHOOL

MONDAY, MAY 28TH NO SCHOOL MEMORIAL DAY

THURSDAY, MAY 31ST ART SHOW & ICE CREAM SOCIAL

MONDAY, JUNE 4TH END OF YEAR ASSESSMENTS BEGIN

THURSDAY, JUNE 7TH KINDERGARTEN CLOSING 1:30PM

FRIDAY, JUNE 8TH EIGHTH GRADE DINNER DANCE

JUNE EVENTS CONTINUED

FRIDAY, JUNE 8TH LAST DAY OF END OF YEAR ASSESSMENTS

MONDAY, JUNE 11TH 11:30 DISMISSAL

TUESDAY, JUNE 12TH 11:30 DISMISSAL

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13TH 11:30 DISMISSAL 8TH GRADE GRADUATION 7PM

THURSDAY, JUNE 14TH NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DAY

FRIDAY, JUNE 15TH 8:30 MASS 10:00 DISMISSAL

About Us

St. Monica School

Located in the heart of South Philadelphia, St. Monica School provides a faith-based education, while integrating technology into student instruction. Critical thinking skills, creativity, and enthusiasm for learning are fostered in all students. A variety of teaching methods and strategies engage students to achieve their highest potential and compete in the global marketplace. 

Educating students from early childhood until high school!

St. Monica School offers educational opportunities for students in preschool-prekindergarten (ages 3-5), and kindergarten through eighth grade and after school programs.  


All students in kindergarten through eighth grade are eligible for free breakfast and lunch. 

Parent Testimonial

Our son has attended the St. Monica School for 9 years, and the experience has been invaluable!  The IHM sisters, priests, faculty and staff have assisted our child in building a strong catholic identity as well as a desire to be a positive part of the community.   The school offers rigorous, dynamic, and engaging instruction utilizing state-of-the-art technology.  Sending my child to St. Monica was one of the best decisions I've made as a parent.  

Information

2017-2018 St. Monica Tentative Calendar Updated 8-10-17 (pdf)

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St. Monica School Middle States Reaccreditation - Excellence by Design 6-9-15 (pdf)

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Weather Emergency (pdf)

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Textbook_Policy_ (pdf)

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Environmental_Management (pdf)

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Cell Phone and Electronic Device Policy (pdf)

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Acceptable Use, Photo Release, and Interview Policies (pdf)

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2017-2018 Student Handbook.doc (1) (pdf)

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St. Monica School Open House Flyer 2018 (pdf)

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Administration

Pastor

Reverend Joseph Kelley

(215) 334-4170

Principal

Sister Mary Regina Matulka, IHM

(215) 467-5338

Vice Principal

Miss Barbara Inforzato

(215) 334-3777

ELC Director

Sister Rosemary Peterson, IHM

(215) 334-6001

Religious Enrichment Director

Deacon Leonard DeMasi

(215) 334-4170

Pastoral Services

Sister Kathleen White, IHM

(215) 334-0286

More About Us

St. Monica Roman Catholic Church

Saint Monica Parish

2422 South 17th Street

Philadelphia, PA  19145

(215) 334-4170

Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Archdiocese of Philadelphia

222 North 17th Street

Philadelphia, PA  19103

(215) 587-3500

Curriculum Standards

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has  partnered with the International Center for Leadership in Education to create a curriculum that is rooted in scholastic tradition and relevant for today’s world.

Read more: http://www.aopcatholicschools.org/elementary-schools/curriculum/#ixzz4rTnRoIm8 

Tuition Assistance

Each school in the Archdiocese sets its own tuition, but the Archdiocese of Philadelphia has put together a comprehensive portfolio of need-based and merit-based opportunities available to existing or incoming AOPS students.

Read more: http://www.aopcatholicschools.org/financial-aid/#ixzz4rToI443R 

Volunteer with Us!

We Always Need Volunteers

Saint Monica School along with the Home and School Association would love you to volunteer 

for upcoming events!


Clearances are required for anyone who volunteers at our school  

(no fingerprints needed if resident of PA for 10 years or more) .  


 Volunteers must also take the Protecting God's Children Session.  There is an upcoming session - 9/30/17  Our Lady of Hope, Philadelphia.  We will schedule one in October at St. Monica School.  

All attendees must register www.virtus.org or call 215-587-2466.


For information regarding obtaining clearances, please click on the following link:


https://childyouthprotection.org/index.php/staff-volunteers/checks-and-clearances  



Contact Us!

Email Us!

Visit Us!

We love our community, so feel free to call our senior school office and schedule a tour.  

St. Monica School

Senior School: 2500 South 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19145 Junior School and Early Learning Center: 1720 West Ritner Street, Philadelphia, PA 19145

(215) 467-5338 (215) 334-3777 ELC (215) 334-6001

Hours

First Bell:   7:55 AM

Dismissal:  2:55 PM

CARES: 3:00 - 5:45 PM

Tours: By appointment