Bishop Thomas K. Gorman Regional Catholic School

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Bishop Thomas K. Gorman
Regional Catholic School
Gorman seal.png
Seek Wisdom Through Truth and Charity
Address
1405 East Southeast Loop 323
Tyler, Texas, (Smith County), 75701
United States
Coordinates 32°18′16″N 95°17′6″W / 32.30444°N 95.28500°W / 32.30444; -95.28500Coordinates: 32°18′16″N 95°17′6″W / 32.30444°N 95.28500°W / 32.30444; -95.28500
Information
Type Private, Coeducational
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established September 1958
CEEB Code 447-117
Principal Jim Franz
Chaplain Msgr. Joseph Strickland
Faculty 44
Grades 612
Enrollment 410 (2009-2010)
Average class size 15
Student to teacher ratio 10:1
Campus size 30 acres (120,000 m2)
Color(s) Green and White         
Athletics conference Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS)
Mascot Crusaders
Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools[1]
Yearbook The Profile
Website

Bishop Thomas K. Gorman Regional Catholic School is a private Catholic high school in Tyler, Texas, United States. It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tyler.

Background[edit]

Located on 30 acres (120,000 m2) in south Tyler, the campus features a main classroom building, two gyms, a fine arts center, McCallum Stadium, the renovated Holy Family Library, as well as numerous sports fields. It has been ranked as a Top 50 Catholic High School in 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, and 2010-2012.[2]

Mission statement[edit]

The mission of the Tyler Catholic School System is the fulfillment of the educational ministry of the Catholic Church and has as its primary goal the ongoing formation of the Christian person. It aims at the development of the individual’s moral, intellectual, social, cultural and physical endowments.

School song[edit]

We are the Crusaders
Best in the land
We are the Crusaders
With God's guiding hand
We pledge thee our allegiance
The green and white our fame
So on Gorman Crusaders
Bring honor to your name!

Facilities[edit]

Bishop T.K. Gorman maintains several facilities for academic, athletic, and community purposes.

  • main campus building
  • Holy Family Library
  • McCallum Stadium (football) (soccer)
  • Haddad Gym
  • Milam Joseph Center
  • baseball field
  • softball field
  • tennis courts
  • field house
  • Master's Garden

Athletics[edit]

State championships[edit]

State Championships won by Bishop T. K. Gorman:[2]

  • Overall State Champions - 2001, 2002
  • Academic State Champions - 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
  • Choir - 2002, 2006, 2010
  • Academics - 1999, 2000, 2002
  • Ladies Track - 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
  • Men's Cross Country - 2001
  • Women's Cross Country - 2004, 2005, 2006
  • Football - 1984, 1995
  • Soccer - 2000, 2001
  • Golf - 1991, 1992
  • Men's Track - 2000, 2002
  • Men's Basketball - 1987, 1988
  • Women's Tennis - 1980
  • Men's Tennis - 1984

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ SACS-CASI. "SACS-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Retrieved 2009-06-23. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b BTKGHS. "School Profile". Bishop T. K. Gorman High School website. Archived from the original on 2007-03-13. Retrieved 2007-05-11. 

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