Frequently Asked Questions
- Hablamos español?
- Does my child need to be Catholic and a member of your parish?
- Do you offer before and after care?
- How old does my child need to be for Kindergarten?
- Why St. Veronica School?
- Do you offer bus service?
- Are SEPTA Transpasses available to students?
- When will I find out if we have received financial aid?
- What makes an Independence Mission School different?
Sí, hablamos español. Por favor llame a la oficina al (215) 225-1575. La Sra. Vicky Morales es la secretaria de nuestra escuela.
Does my child need to be Catholic and a member of your parish?
No — students of all faiths and backgrounds are welcome at St. Veronica School. As a Catholic school, each student will be expected to participate in daily prayer and religious education. Weekly mass will be celebrated with students, teachers and all family members are invited to attend.
Do you offer before and after care?
We offer after school care from 2:30 until 6:00 p.m. where students receive homework help, participate in arts and crafts and activities. A cold supper is provided.
Parents should contact the school office to register.
We, also, provide both free breakfast and hot lunch.
How old does my child need to be for Kindergarten?
According to Pennsylvania State Law, students must be five years old before September 1 in order to enter Kindergarten.
Why St. Veronica School?
At St. Veronica School, your child will receive an outstanding education to prepare them for high school and beyond in a safe environment where they will grow emotionally, morally, physically and spiritually.
Do you offer bus service?
No, parents are responsible to bring children to and from school. Local transportation is close by.
Are SEPTA Transpasses available to students?
Transpasses are available to students from kindergarten through 8th graders who live more than 1.5 miles away and qualify through the School District of Philadelphia Department of Transportation.
When will I find out if we have received financial aid?
As an Independence Mission School, we strive to deliver a high-quality education for an affordable price. All students must be enrolled and accepted before a decision on financial aid will be made. Notifications of financial aid will be sent with your tuition agreement.
What makes an Independence Mission School different?
Independence Mission Schools are a network of independent, Catholic schools dedicated to educating your child for a successful future. They do this by providing a high-quality academic program centered in Catholic values of charity, prayer, respect for everyone, and development of strong families.