We are aware of technical issues relating to our School Search and potentially other areas on our website and are working on a resolution. If you are not able to view the information you are seeking on our site, please check back again later today. Thank you for your patience!


St. Monica School

PHONE: (215) 467-5338 SCHOOL TYPE: Private Catholic GRADES: Pre-K (3-4 years old)-8 ENROLLMENT: 445

Fast Facts

Apply Now
  • Application Deadline

  • Tuition

  • Uniform

    No Data Reported

  • Extended Day

School Logo School exterior School classroom A picture of the school 1 A picture of the school 2


Founded in 1911, St. Monica School is rich in history. Generations of children have been educated at St. Monica School and have gone on to lead very successful lives. St. Monica School is known for its strong Catholic identity, its fine academic programs, and the character building that is such a vibrant part of its school. The Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, serve in the area of administration and in other roles within the school community. The faculty comprises laymen and laywomen who are very dedicated to the school and its mission.

Points Of Pride

  1. 1. Rated one of the top five schools in Philadelphia by greatphillyschools.org in 2015
  2. 2. Staffed and directed by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
  3. 3. Acceptance of diversity demonstrated through a strong respect shown for one another
  4. 4. Educating generations of students in South Philadelphia
  5. 5. Strong moral, Catholic values instilled in our students
  6. 6. Our school slogan is "St. Monica School -- the pride of South Philly"

Admissions Policy

Please call to schedule an appointment for a tour and to register students in grades kindergarten through eighth. The following documentation is required to register new students: birth certificate, baptismal certificate (if student is Catholic and was baptized in a parish other than St. Monica), up-to-date immunization records including varicella (chicken pox), Social Security number, copies of most recent report card and standardized testing results (grades 1st through 8th), and registration fee of $100 per child up to three children.

Accreditations and Honors

Middle States Accreditation; NJHS for grades 7th and 8th

Hours of Operation

Sun -
Mon -
Tues -
Wed -
Thur -
Fri -
Sat -

Extended Programming Details

Entrance Instructions

The school location for Grades 3-8 is 2500 South 16th Street. For PreK -Grade 2, please go to 1720 Porter Street.