St. Gerard Catholic High School
|St. Gerard Catholic High School|
|521 South New Braunfels Avenue
San Antonio, (Bexar County), Texas 78203
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Color(s)||Royal Blue and White|
|Athletics||Football, Basketball (Boys and Girls), Baseball and Softball, Tennis (Coed), Volleyball|
|Athletics conference||TAPPS 2A|
St. Gerard was established in 1927, graduating students who have gone on to serve in religious life, the medical profession, local and state politics, social services, law enforcement, the field of labor relations and the business world at large.
College Dual Credit Offered
Ninety-one percent of graduates go on to college, with many seniors taking Educational and Technical courses for dual credit at St. Philips College.
St. Gerard juniors and seniors are eligible to participate in St. Philip College dual credit program; as well as its Southwest Campus Academies, Information Technology and Security Academy, Alamo Area Aerospace Academy, and Manufacturing Technology Academy.
Extra-Curricular Athletics And Clubs
The school offers athletic opportunities for all students. Boys may participate in football, basketball, baseball, and tennis. Girl’s athletics include volleyball, basketball, softball, and tennis. The Royals compete in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS).
The Royal Ambassadors are students who represent St. Gerard at various events both on and off campus, showing their “Royal Pride” to all whom they meet. Royal Ambassadors visit other Catholic schools on recruitment days, offer tours to new and prospective students, and assist where needed, as per directions from the principal.
Royal Ambassadors must maintain a 3.0 GPA, have faculty recommendations, and submit an application and letter of interest to the principal.
The following State Championships (TCIL) have been won at St. Gerard:
Football: 1985 Softball: 1983,1984,1985,1990,1992,1993 Basketball: 1981,1993 Baseball:1980
Sister Julie Brady, SSND School Sister of Notre Dame Arrived at St. Gerard-2002
Sister Jo Goolish, OSF School Sisters of St. Francis Arrived at St. Gerard-2002
Sister Elizabeth Hatzenbuehler, OSU Ursuline Sisters Arrived at St. Gerard-2003