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St. Veronica School, an Independence Mission School

PHONE: (215) 225-1575 SCHOOL TYPE: Private Catholic GRADES: K-8 ENROLLMENT:

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Sister Eileen Buchanan

  • Phone Number

    (215) 225-1575

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    Hunting Park

  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (47)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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Mission

Saint Veronica, an Independence Mission School, endeavors to develop, in a Christian atmosphere, both Gospel values and academic excellence in each individual student. Growing in this faith-filled environment, our students will become catalysts in creating a moral society.

Points Of Pride

  1. 1. We are proudly an Independence Mission school.
  2. 2. An entire faculty of teachers dedicated to Catholic education. As part of our faculty we have two reading specialists, a certified Math, Science, Art, Music, and Physical Education teachers, a certified secretary and three religious sisters who are bilingual.
  3. 3. Programs including Student Council; Ballroom Dancing; GREAT (Gang Resistance Education and Training) in Grade 6; Healthy News Works in Grade 5
  4. 4. Academic supports including: Resource classroom; ESOL support; Title 1 reading specialist; ELWYN school counseling and school psychologist; First in Math program, extended day tutoring,
  5. 5. Sacrament preparation: Reconciliation, Holy Eucharist, Confirmation
  6. 6. After School clubs:-Chess & Drum Line sponsored by the Philadelphia Police Youth Alliance and the Irish Pub-Book Club -Creative Writers Club-Science Club-First in Math Club
  7. 7. All students are eligible for free breakfast, hot lunch & a healthy snack
  8. 8. We have 20 Maguire Elementary School Scholars - Grades 6 to 8
  9. 9. Our 2017 8th grade graduates received $454,000.00 in scholarship money toward high school.

Admissions Policy

Must submit the following: birth certificate, immunization records, copy of Social Security card, Baptismal Certificate and most recent report card. Must be 5 by September 1st to enter Kindergarten.

Accreditations and Honors

Middle States Accreditation

Hours of Operation

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