O'GORMAN HIGH SCHOOL

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3201 S KIWANIS AVE
SIOUX FALLS, SD 57105
School Information
  • School Rating: 0
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: Not Reported
  • Type: Catholic
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Diocese Of Sioux Falls
  • Students/Teacher: 14:1
  • Students/Grade: 191.8
  • Number Students: 767
  • Number Teachers: 51
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: N/A
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Mr Kyle Groos
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
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  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
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  • VOC-TECH
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School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (1570 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (41 Reviews)
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    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-04-01
    "I love the atmosphere at O'gorman it is a small school that really represents that family feel. Everyone is so connected to each other and the closeness of the whole community is really special."
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    Posted 2017-02-01
    "I liked how close-knit the atmosphere was. Since it was not a big school, I felt like I had more of a personal connection with the teachers and they genuinely cared about my success. I would love to see more diversity be present at O'Gorman. My classmates and I always loved having foreign exchange students. They always taught us so much about their particular culture."
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    Posted 2017-02-01
    "O'Gorman High School is a great school! The experienced teachers are dedicated to helping students achieve their goals. Even if that requires extra hours outside of class. This school is like a family."
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    Posted 2016-08-01
    "Some are good, some are bad... just the way life works"
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-08-01
    "Well... I was bullied from 7th to about 10th grade from ogjh to oghs... wasn't anything wrong with me, just wasn't the same as others. I was also going through a different experience I had to deal with from the past, so that just made it worse. They accepted me at first, but as soon as I didn't think like them, or fit into their clique,oh it was like I never had played on their football team, or like I had not even tried to get to know them. Anyway, so I was the outcast. I got then into the wrong crowd, made some bad choices, such as substance abuse, and that didn't get their attention... so I thought to myself... what should I do to get them to like me? So, the spiral down in those years almost led to my suicide. I get help, recover, and I know that, in those simple terms, doesn't do it enough justice... but I will and have sucked it up and moved on. I'm just a strong person now. Anyway, so I get the help I need, and even though I was the outcast, and had almost been kicked out of ogorman, I said to myself... what should I do? I can move to another school, or just do it for the great education... somewhat great teachers by the way. So I stayed... I actually improved my skills at the simple things, such as talking in a social setting, and Other small yet big improvements. Then, I began to notice a change... I saw people taking a notice to me, but only when I engaged them... that's how I started making friends... well, I thought to myself, maybe I can stay. So I did, but not for the Jerks who disliked me, for the ones who actually cared about me. I stayed the rest of my years until I graduated... Not with who I would have liked to, but... still graduated on time. Then I looked back on my experience, after all the drama, and everything. I realized even though I dont like this school, I still love myself and the person I along with my friends have become! I am going to college in the fall ,and I'm not afraid to say I'm in the class of 2016. Thanks for reading. Be kind."
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