Bishop Thomas K. Gorman Catholic School

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Not to be confused with Bishop Gorman High School in Nevada.

Bishop Thomas K. Gorman
Catholic School
Official school shield.png
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 Parochial, Coeducational
Motto Seek Wisdom Through Truth and Charity
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established September 1958
CEEB code 447-117
Principal Robin Perry
Chaplain Father Vreeland
Faculty 45
Grades 612
Enrollment 365 (2016-2017)
Average class size 24
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 Catholic School is a parochial Catholic high school and middle 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, Saints Peter and Paul Chapel, 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 since 2004.[2]

Mission statement[edit]

The mission of Bishop Thomas K. Gorman Catholic School 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 Thomas K. Gorman maintains several facilities for academic, athletic, and community purposes.

  • Main Campus Building
  • Saints Peter and Paul Chapel
  • Holy Family Library
  • McCallum Stadium (football) (soccer)
  • Haddad Gym
  • Milam Joseph Center
  • Baseball Field
  • Carney Softball Field
  • Tennis Courts
  • Field House
  • Master's Garden

Athletics[edit]

State championships[edit]

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

  • Overall State Champions - 2001, 2002
  • Academic State Champions - 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
  • Middle School Academic (PSIA) - 2014
  • 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, 1984
  • Men's Tennis - 1984

The Bishop Thomas K Gorman high school ladies track team currently holds the record for the most consecutive state championships in TAPPS history, having won the state Track & Field championship every year from 1999 to 2006.

Notable alumni[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ SACS-CASI. "SACS-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
  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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