WE ARE
SAINTS
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Saints Neumann Goretti is a community
grounded in the Catholic Faith.
We welcome students of all faiths to learn and grow as SNG Saints.
GROUNDED IN FAITH:
Theology, Service & Prayers

All students take four years of Theology,
perform community service, and
participate in regular prayer, liturgies, and
retreats
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SAFE, NURTURING, AND CHALLENGING ENVIROMENT

Through a rigorous and varied course of study each individual is presented with the necessary tools to succeed as lifelong learners.

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Kaniya Armstrong, Class of 2022
"From the moment I came, I got a sense of family and camaraderie between the students with each other and the students with the teachers."
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SNG by the Numbers

530 students representing 60 ZIP codes and over 100 sending schools
throughout Philadelphia and the tri-state area

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ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Saints Neumann Goretti prides itself on a progressive approach to preparing students to not only get into college, but to thrive there. Our curriculum is designed to help students develop the ability to problem solve, think critically, and be innovative. An emphasis on critical reading and writing carries across all disciplines.

Technology

All students receive Chromebooks for use at school and at home. Teachers utilize Google Classroom for assignments and communication.

College Credit

SNG offers over 20 courses for college credit through Advanced Placement courses and partnerships with local universities.

Support

Math and Reading extension courses are a part of the 9th grade curriculum. Peer tutoring is available regularly.

SAT Prep

Kaplan SAT Prep courses, taught on our campus, are offered to all juniors.

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Advanced Placement courses offered
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College credits earned by SNG students in '18-19
COLLEGE PARTNERSHIPS
Courses Taught at SNG

- Manor College Criminal Justice Program
- Manor College Computer Science Program
- Neumann University Humanities Program

Courses Taught at the College Campus

- LaSalle University Transformation Scholars
- LaSalle University Diocesan Scholars Program
- Drexel High School Scholars

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accepted to college
$0M+
earned in college scholarships
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Sample of Class of 2019 College Acceptances

American University
Arizona State University
Boston College
Cabrini College
Chestnut Hill College
Clark Atlanta University
Colorado State University
Community College of
Philadelphia
Culinary Institute of America
Drexel University
Emory University
George Mason University

Hawaii Pacific University
Howard University
La Salle University
Neumann University
New York University
Ohio State University
Pace University - New York
Pennsylvania State University
Rutgers University
Saint John's University
Saint Joseph's University
Spelman College
Syracuse University

Temple University
The University of the Arts
Towson University
University of Delaware
University of Florida
University of Maryland
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh
University of Scranton
University of the Sciences
University of Virginia
West Chester University
Widener University

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Full Academic Scholarships Earned to:
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Clubs & Activities

SNG offers a robust extracurricular experience, with more than 25 student clubs, including:

  1. Chess
  2. Cultural Diversity
  3. Dance-a-Thon
  4. Debate
  5. International Culinary Club
  6. Italian Cultural Society
  7. National Honor Society
  8. Saints Philanthropy
  9. SNG Ambassadors
  10. Social Media Committee
  11. Student Council
  12. Students Against Destructive Decisions

SNG adds new clubs every year based on student interests!

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Sports

SNG has a rich history of exceptional athletics, and currently offers the following programs:

Fall

  1. Cheerleading
  2. Cross Country
  3. Football
  4. Soccer
  5. Volleyball

Winter

  1. Basketball*
  2. Cheerleading
  3. Track & Field***

Spring

  1. Baseball*
  2. Cheerleading
  3. Softball*
  4. Track & Field***

*18-19 City Champs
**18-19 Catholic League Champs
***18-19 State Champs

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Fine Arts

SNG is proud to offer a four year fine arts curriculum in Chorus, Orchestra, and Studio Art.

- Instruments and lessons provided to all Orchestra students at no cost (prior experience not required)
- Largest student orchestra in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, with over 80 members
- Advanced Placement courses for college credit in Music Theory and Studio Art
- Extracurriculars: Art Club, Dance Club, Drama Club, Literary Magazine, National Art Honor Society, Newspaper, SNG TV, Stage Crew

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Saints Spirit

The SNG experience extends far beyond the final bell at 2:27 pm. Students and faculty come together throughout the year to show their Saints Spirit at our signature events:

  1. Christmas Tree Lighting
  2. Dance-a-Thon
  3. Freshmen/Sophomore Hop
  4. Homecoming Game & Dance
  5. Junior & Senior Proms
  6. March for Life
  7. Mr. Neumann Goretti
  8. Ring Mass & Dance
  9. Senior Masquerade Ball
  10. Spirit Days
  11. Student Jam Sessions
  12. Winter Play
  13. Christmas & Spring
  14. Concerts
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"There’s no place like SNG and I mean that from the bottom of my heart. If you’re looking for a community environment full of love and support, then this is your place! No matter what your “thing” is, you’ll find your people here."

-Angelina Davis, Class of 2020,
Student Council President
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Discover the New Star
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"Neumann Goretti was the best decision we, as a family, have ever made."

-2018 Archdiocesan Parent Survey

Saints Neumann Goretti had the highest response rate among all high schools on the 2018 Archdiocesan Parent Survey. Parents rated SNG above the Archdiocesan average in all eight categories with top scores in Catholic Identity, Technology Integration, and Communication/Responsiveness.

DISCOVER SNG

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Chromebooks provided to all students

Math & English extension courses as part of 9th grade curriculum

10+ Advanced Placement courses offered in class and online.

College courses through Neumann University and Manor College

Kaplan SAT Prep offered to all juniors

Free Peer tutoring after school through the National Honor Society

Beyond the Classroom

Our mission is to help the world learn from its data

Leadership team brings together years of
experience building analytics products and
business-to-business software companies.

Clubs & Activities

Ambassadors, Art, Community Service, Culinary, Cultural Diversity, Dance, Debate, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Student Council, Yearbook and more!

Fine Arts

120+ Member Orchestra/ Choir

Four year Fine Arts curriculum in Choir, Orchestra and Studio Art. Instruments and lessons provided to all interested students at no cost. Largest Orchestra in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Athletics

15 Varsity Sports

Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Indoor Track & Field, Outdoor Track & Field

Girls: Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Indoor Track & Field, Outdoor Track & Field, Volleyball

BEYOND THE CLASSROOM

Clubs & Activities

25+ Clubs

Ambassadors, Art, Community Service, Culinary, Cultural Diversity, Dance, Debate, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Student Council, Yearbook and more!

Fine Arts

120+ Member Orchestra/ Choir

Four year Fine Arts curriculum in Choir, Orchestra and Studio Art. Instruments and lessons provided to all interested students at no cost. Largest Orchestra in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Athletics

15 Varsity Sports

Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Indoor Track & Field, Outdoor Track & Field

Girls: Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Indoor Track & Field, Outdoor Track & Field, Volleyball

2017-18 Athletic Championships

CATHOLIC LEAGUE CHAMPIONS

  • Football
  • Girls Outdoor Track & Field

CITY CHAMPIONS

  • Baseball

STATE CHAMPIONS

  • Girls Basketball
  • Boys Basketball
  • Girls Indoor Track & Field
  • Girls Outdoor Track & Field

CLASS OF 2018

Some of the colleges and universities where the class of 2018 will continue their studies:

Would recommend Saints Neumann Gorretti to others
College Scholarships
Graduates
College Acceptance Rate

$20 million +

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FACULTY DEVELOPMENT

In the annual Archdiocesan parent survey, Neumann Goretti parents responded more favorably than other high school parents on more than 75% of the survey items.

We engage our students and teachers in surveys two times per year and use the data to assist in making decisions about the school.

Neumann-Goretti has been recognized by Catholic Relief Services as a silver level Global High School.

Since 2015, Neumann Goretti received more than $500,000 in grants, which support academic programs and teacher development, from the Philadelphia School Partnership and the Connelly Foundation.

60% +

faculty and staff with or pursuing advanced degrees

500K +

in grant funding for ongoing faculty development

STUDENT ACADEMIC OUTCOMES

  • Our students demonstrated significant growth on the national PSAT assessment. Our 10th and 11th graders’ average score on the reading and writing portion of the PSAT improved by 16% from fall 2016 to fall 2017.
  • During the 2016-17 school year, Neumann Goretti students made significant gains in math, reading, and writing on the national MAP assessment.

> Ninth graders improved their reading scores at nearly twice the average rate of growth for students across the country.
> In math and writing, 9th graders also improved their scores at a higher rate than the national average.
> The percentage of 10th graders who performed at or above grade level in writing improved by 11%.

TEACHER EFFECTIVENESS

  • Since the spring of 2015, Neumann Goretti has partnered with TNTP, a national non-profit founded by teachers nearly twenty years ago to support its school transformation efforts.
  • Through this partnership, TNTP visits every Neumann-Goretti faculty member’s classroom in the fall and spring, rating the lesson they observe on a rigorous rubric for instructional quality.

> The number of teachers receiving one of the top 2 ratings (out of 5) on the student engagement section of the rubric has tripled since the spring of 2015.
> The number of teachers receiving one of the top 3 ratings (out of 5 possible ratings) on the rigorous academic content section of the rubric has doubled since the spring of 2015.

WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING...

FAMILIES SAY . . .

Since surveys began last year, the percentage of family members who report they agree with the following increased by double digits.

  • I am satisfied with the atmosphere for learning at the school.
  • The school makes me aware of the financial aid process.
  • I am satisfied with the facilities and operations at my son or daughters school.
  • I agree that faculty and staff help students learn from their mistakes and overcome their challenges.

Families rated Neumann Goretti more favorably than family members of students in other Archdiocese of Philadelphia high schools on more than 75% of survey questions.

STUDENTS SAY . . .

Students who report that they agree with the following has increased by nearly 20% since survey collection began in 2015.

  • Teachers make me explain my answers.
  • Teachers give me challenging work in class.
  • Teachers have high expectations for me.

FACULTY & STAFF SAY ...

Faculty members who indicate that they agree with the following statements doubled since survey collection began in 2015:

  • My school is a good place to teach and learn.
  • School leaders promote a safe and productive learning environment in my school.
  • Teachers at my school share a common vision of what effective teaching looks like.

Faculty members who indicate they agree with the following statements tripled:

  • Across my school, there are consistent expectations and consequences for student behavior.
  • Professional development opportunities at my school are well planned and facilitated.
  • My school implements a rigorous academic curriculum.