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Resurrection College Prep High School

Resurrection College Prep High School is an all-female private Catholic traditional school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban

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Overview

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Resurrection College Prep High School is built on a strong foundation of Catholic Christian traditions spanning over 90 years. At Resurrection we are totally focused on young women and their needs. We are committed to developing young women of faith to be confident, articulate, dynamic, inspiring and service oriented leaders who will help build stronger families, communities and places of work.

We are committed to providing a comprehensive academic program that will stretch students’ to reach their full potential and prepare them with the tools for a lifetime of learning. Our faculty are prepared to provide students with individualized support from additional assistance, to Advanced Placement, to college credit courses. Our unique Practicum Job Shadowing Program helps students explore first-hand, the careers that may be of interest to them.

Students have numerous extra-curricular opportunities that are available through athletics, the arts, clubs, and service, to learn and demonstrate leadership skills, teamwork, and self-confidence in a supportive and nurturing faith-based school community. Our modified A/B block schedule provides our teachers with the time to engage in in-depth learning and implement a variety of instructional best practices to address a student’s learning style.

Resurrection provides a learning environment that is engaging with opportunities for discourse, individual and teamwork, creative expression and self-reflection. This type of learning environment sparks new interests and builds self-confidence in the learner. Classes are taught by an extremely dedicated faculty, over half of whom possess a masters degree. Teachers further their skills through continuing education and professional development opportunities, offering our students the latest information and advanced teaching methods geared to how young women learn. Resurrection strives to maintain a vital curriculum, continually evolving to meet the changing needs of its student body. Curriculum is reviewed and refined annually with new courses implemented on an ongoing basis. Resurrection has a 100% college acceptance rate and students receive generous scholarships and awards from colleges and universities around the county.

Curriculum

Resurrection College Prep High School is proud to provide a well‐rounded college preparatory curriculum with extensive offerings in technology, mathematics, sciences, social sciences, English, world languages, art, music and drama. In addition to our regular and honors courses, we offer National College Board Advanced Placement courses in biology, chemistry, physics, psychology, world and US history, calculus, and statistics, and English.

To complement our strong academic focus, we strive to provide extensive enrichment experiences. We recognize and appreciate individual diversity and, therefore, provide a positive environment where we foster creativity, higher level thinking, problem solving, and open mindedness ‐ all within the context of a spiritual and value‐centered atmosphere.

Resurrection is committed to the science, technology, engineering and math vital to providing students with the 21st century foundation necessary to pursue degrees in STEM fields.

Mission Statement

Resurrection College Prep High School is a Catholic Christian community dedicated to the education of young women, and to the development of their God-given talents. Convinced of God’s unconditional love and nourished by the Risen Lord, Jesus Christ, we are committed to the spiritual, ethical, intellectual, physical and social growth of our students.

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Learning Outcome Information

ALL-GIRL ADVANTAGE HIGHER ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT Girls who attend single gender schools spend more time studying and doing homework, are more likely to give or receive tutoring, and are more likely to study in a group or with friends. Graduates of all-girl schools surpass their co-ed peers in reading, writing, and science and perform better than girls in co-ed schools on standardized tests. MORE INDIVIDUAL ATTENTION The culture of an all-girls school allows girls to display their intelligence, take risks and develop confidence in their own areas of strength. Girls who attend single-gender schools report that they are more confident about speaking, tackling problems, and expressing their ideas and had superior academic achievement, more confidence in their abilities and more positive attitudes toward academics. Researchers also found that in co-ed schools, girls are routinely called on less, receive less feedback and are less confident than boys. SUCCESS IN MATH, SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY Girls who attend single gender schools report enjoying math more, found math less difficult, had significantly more positive attitudes toward science in general, and physics and chemistry in particular. “Girls in girls-only schools were about 40% more likely to take advanced science courses than were girls of comparable ability at co-ed schools.” Researchers also found that girls from single-gender schools pursue careers in math, science, and technology four times more often than do girls from co-ed schools. REDUCED GENDER STEREOTYPES Girls who attend single gender schools are more likely to take classes outside of their normal comfort zone and are more willing to take educational risks. Studies found that girls at single-gender schools had less stereotyped ideas about what women can and cannot do. Studies found that graduates of single-gender schools were more likely to go on to prestigious colleges and were more likely to aspire to graduate school or professional school. In fact, researchers found that both boys and girls have more educational opportunities when they attend a single-gender school. GREATER LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 93% of graduates from all-girls schools reported that the schools provided greater leadership opportunities than co-ed schools. All-girls schools encourage girls to develop confidence in public speaking and allows girls to take ALL leadership positions in clubs, athletics and student government.

Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (773) 775-6616

Academics

Academics

Academic Calendar: Quarter

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 589
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 122
10 152
11 157
12 158

Resurrection College Prep High School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Resurrection College Prep High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 13 : 1
Gender 100% Female
Dress Code Uniform
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 75%
Multi-racial 6%
Hispanic/Latino 15%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Extracurriculars

Athletics Twelve different sports are offered to students with a variety of competition levels. The following athletic programs are offered: Fall Sports: Cross-Country, Golf, Swimming, Tennis, and Volleyball Winter Sports: Basketball and Bowling Spring Sports: Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track & Field, and Water Polo Clubs, Organizations & Service Opportunities Resurrection students have many opportunities to participate in co-curriculars and service activities and are encouraged to pursue leadership roles. All students are encouraged to participate in service. FINE ARTS OFFERINGS: Art, Dance, Drama, Choral Music, Concert Band, Jazz Band FINE ARTS CLUBS: Art Club Broadcasters Club Dance Club Drama/Thespians Forensics – Performing Arts Team Liturgical Choir Music Appreciation Orchesis – Competitive Dance Team SERVICE CLUBS: Kairos Retreat Leaders Key Club Natural Helpers Student Ambassadors Student Council HONOR SOCIETIES: Diakonia (Service) Honor Society International Thespian Society Italian Honor Society Latin Honor Society Mu Alpha Theta – Math Honor Society National Art Honor Society National Honor Society National Science Honor Society Quill & Scroll – Intl. Honor Society Spanish Honor Society Tri-M – Modern Music Masters Honor Society PUBLICATIONS: Allegiance – Yearbook Innerview – Literary Magazine Res Banner – News Magazine ACADEMIC CLUBS: Business Club Library Club Math Club Rho Delta Sigma – Debate Society Science Club WYSE – Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering ETHNIC CLUBS: Celtic Club Hellenic Club Italian Club Peace, Love & Britain Club Polish Club Spanish Club SPECIAL INTEREST CLUBS: Apps & Podcasts Creative Writing Club DIY Club Fact or Fiction Club Film Critic’s Club Fitness Club Future Educators of America Girls Athletic Association Go Green Club Health Careers Club Pep Club Photography Club “Res Reads” Book Committee Scrubs Seekers Club SADD – Students Against Destructive Decisions Sci-Fri and Fantasy Club Transfer Connection World Traditions Writers Circle Yoga Club

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