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DePaul Catholic School, an Independence Mission School

PHONE: (215) 842-1266 SCHOOL TYPE: Private Catholic GRADES: Pre-K (3-4 years old)-8 ENROLLMENT: 0

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The DePaul Catholic School is an innovative urban elementary school dedicated to carrying out the legacy of St. Vincent de Paul by empowering students to be life long learners, leaders and servants who build the kingdom of God.

Points Of Pride

DePaul Catholic is proud to be an Independence Mission School. We are the first school on the East Coast to host Seton Blended Learning, a system that targets the individual needs of students by combining technology and small group instruction. Our graduates attend the most academically challenging high schools.

Admissions Policy

We welcome students of all faiths, from any location in the city of Philadelphia. For admission to Pre-K3, students must be 3 years old by September 1 and fully potty-trained. For admission to Pre-K4, students must be 4 years old by September 1. For admission to kindergarten, students must be 5 years old by September 1. For admission to first grade, students must be 6 years old by September 1.

Each student needs the following:
  • Birth certificate
  • A current immunization record
  • School District Physical and Dental Examination Forms
  • The most recent report card
  • A teacher recommendation form
  • Developmental health questionnaire
  • School visit and grade level assessment

Accreditations and Honors

Middle States Accreditation, Churchill Institute for Leadership and Development, University of Pennsylvania Distributed Leadership Program.

Hours of Operation

Sun -
Mon7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Tues7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Wed7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Thur7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Fri7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Sat -

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