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ST. HUBERT CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS 70 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE

January 25, 2012


ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE


ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES St. Hubert offers more Advanced Placement courses than any other all girls school AP English

AP US History

AP American Government

St. Hubert

X

X

X

Little Flower

X

alternate years

alternate years

Hallahan

X

School

AP AP Psychology Calculus X

AP Biology

X

X

X

X

X

alternate years

AP AP AP Studio European Physics Art History X

X

X

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE


UNIQUE COURSE OFFERINGS AT ST. HUBERT 

SH offers four world language courses - more than are currently offered by other all girls schools:    

Electives to accommodate students of all learning levels:     

Spanish (4 years) French (4 years) Italian (2 years) Latin (2 years) Nutrition Clothing/Textiles Psychology Trigonometry Current Events

“Writing Across the Curriculum” – Collaborative school-wide writing program with each grade level and core subject area focusing on specific aspect of writing skills.

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE


TECHNOLOGY AT ST. HUBERT St. Hubert has a wireless campus with an open technology environment ď ą

50% of student body use their own laptops/notebooks and 85% of student body has access to a laptop/notebook on daily basis

Stand alone Laptop Computers for Students

178

Stand alone Laptop Computers for Students in Information Resources Center

14

Networked Computers for Students in Information Resources Center

12

Networked Desktop and/or Laptop Computers for the Staff in Classrooms/ Offices Classrooms with Wireless Internet Access LCD Projections Classrooms with TV Monitors Video Cameras Classrooms with Smart Board Student Registered laptops/notebooks Teleconferencing Center

60 All All 30 2 All 307 1

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE


DISTANCE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES St. Hubert offers a state-of-the-art video conferencing classroom College

Course Offerings

Location

College Credit Earned

Holy Family University

Writing 101 Writing 102

St. Hubert Rm. 109

Yes

Neumann University

Philosophy Criminal Justice Public Speaking

St. Hubert Rm. 109

Yes

St. Hubert also shares this capability with St. Dominic’s School, offering 8th grade students the opportunity to take a French I class

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE


POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION Total amount of % of graduating class Academic Year scholarships and # of graduating attending post-secondary grants students education 2010-2011

$13,945,164

216

96%

2009-2010

$11,074,882

213

96%

2008-2009

$10,937,106

201

96%

2007-2008

$15,855,484

243

96%

2006-2007

$10,851,670

271

96%

2005-2006

$7,676,930

277

91%

2004-2005

$9,714,596

274

91%

2003-2004

$7,792,490

278

92%

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE


EXCELLENCE IN ATHLETICS AND ACTIVITIES 

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St. Hubert has the largest women’s athletic program in the Archdiocese with 14 varsity sports St. Hubert athletes received over 90 All-Catholic recognitions in the 2010-2011 school year – which have led to significant college scholarship opportunities St. Hubert offers two sports, Tennis and Indoor Track, that are not offered at any other all-girls schools St. Hubert has a full-symphonic orchestra and hand bell choir St. Hubert produces award-winning student publications including a literary magazine

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE


CATHOLIC IDENTITY


COMMITMENT TO CATHOLIC EDUCATION

School Year

Catholic Students at St. Hubert

2011-2012

93.5%

2010-2011

94.7%

“As we, the Catholic bishops of the United States, and the entire Catholic community continue our journey through the 21st century, it remains our duty to model the person of Jesus Christ, to teach the gospel, and to evangelize our culture. We are convinced that Catholic elementary and secondary schools play a critical role in this endeavor.” --“Renewing Our Commitment to Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools in the Third Millennium”, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

CATHOLIC IDENTITY


FACILITY UTILIZATION


FACILITY UTILIZATION vs. OCCUPANCY The Blue Ribbon Commission report claims that only 40% of St. Hubert’s school is being utilized. However: 

100% of the school facility is utilized on a daily basis - every classroom is in use during the school day

The report also claims that St. Hubert has a total occupancy of 1,700 students. However: 

St. Hubert has not had 1,700 students in over 20 years

FACILITY UTILIZATION


CLASSROOM UTILIZATION Over the past 20 years, classrooms have been converted to resource rooms and centers critical for 21st Century Learning including: 

TV Studio

Chemistry Lab

Computer Labs (2)

Physical Science Labs (2)

Resource Centers (4)

Music Rooms (2)

Graphic Design Lab

Clothing/Textile Lab

Art Studio

Distance Learning Lab

Physics Lab

Writing Skills Lab

Biology Lab

FACILITY UTILIZATION


OVERVIEW OF ST. HUBERT CAMPUS

 Secure campus  41 classrooms - average daily use of 28 students per class, per room  19 labs and resource rooms  Full gymnasium with locker rooms  900 seat auditorium  Fully operational cafeteria  Three faculty houses  Parking lot

FACILITY UTILIZATION


COMMUNITY SUSTAINABILITY


DEMOGRAPHIC AND COMMUNITY INFORMATION 

Mayfair is a growing community - 18% of the population is children under 12

141,757 residents in traditional St. Hubert feeder zip codes (19135, 19136, 19149, and 19152) 

Female population – 51%

Male population – 49%

Minority population – 23%

Solid middle-income economic base with a median household income of $53,249.00 (city average is $37,000.00)

Residents contribute to both the white collar work force (77%) and blue collar workforce (23%).

60% of the households are occupied by married couples (city wide rate is 46%)

78% of the residents own the home in which they live (city wide rate is 59%) -- 2010 Philadelphia Census Data

COMMUNITY SUSTAINABILITY


DEMOGRAPHIC AND COMMUNITY INFORMATION 

Home sale prices have remained steady in the community despite the economy, and there is a strong and viable housing stock

There has been significant investment in the community with major streetscape improvements on the business corridor (new trees, planters, benches, trash cans, decorative fencing, etc), construction of the Mayfair Community Center, and reconstitution of two major parks for children and seniors

The community is home to the largest youth organization in the city (Holy Terrors) with over 900 participating families

Virtually no vacant lots

Virtually no abandoned properties

Low vacancy rate on Frankford Avenue business corridor

Approximately ten minute drive from Lower Bucks County and Southern New Jersey, quick access to I-95, Roosevelt Boulevard, and public transportation

Well-informed and supportive local elected officials

COMMUNITY SUSTAINABILITY


ENROLLMENT


ENROLLMENT AND SCHOOLS

High School Population

Current # of High Schools

Projected # of High Schools

Current Average

Projected Average

Philadelphia North

4,588

4

3

1,147

1,529

Philadelphia South

2,826

4

3

706

942

Montgomery County

2,523

3

3

841

841

(As provided by Office of Catholic Education)

ENROLLMENT


PHILADELPHIA NORTH All schools between Frankford Avenue and the Delaware River, and from the Frankford Creek to the Poquessing Creek either have been or are slated to close: North Catholic

St. Bernard

St. Bartholomew

St. Hubert

St. Joan of Arc

OL of Consolation

St. Leo

All Saints (PJPII)

St. John Cantius (PJPII)

Mater Dolorosa “Our young people are the Church of today and tomorrow. It is imperative that we provide them with schools ready to address their spiritual, moral, and academic needs. Our challenge today is to provide schools close to where our Catholic people live…Wherever possible, Catholic schools should remain available and accessible in all areas of a diocese for children who are from poor and middleclass families who face major economic challenges.” --“Renewing Our Commitment to Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools in the Third Millennium”: A Statement of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops

ENROLLMENT


ENROLLMENT PROJECTIONS

OFFICE OF CATHOLIC EDUCATION PROJECTION FOR 130 STUDENTS CLASS OF 2016: 161* (web-based registrations) REGISTRANTS TO DATE: *157 of whom have attended an open house and/or shadowed at St. Hubert

OTHER POTENTIAL REGISTRANTS:

15 St. Hubert academic scholarship recipients

ENROLLMENT


ENROLLMENT PROJECTIONS

REGISTRATIONS COMPARISONS BY YEAR: Jan. 2012

161 committed

Jan. 2011

63 registered

Jan. 2010

84 registered

Jan. 2009

88 registered

Jan. 2008

78 registered

ENROLLMENT


CURRENT FRESHMEN VS. REGISTRANTS PARISH

CURRENT FRESHMEN AT ST. HUBERT

% OF THOSE WHO CHOSE ST. HUBERT OVER OTHER DIOCESAN HIGH SCHOOLS

STUDENTS REGISTERED (web-based) FOR CLASS OF 2016 (shading indicates increase or equal )

St. Matthew OL Consolation St. Jerome St. Dominic Resurrection St. Timothy OL Ransom St. Katherine OL Calvary Christ the King Maternity BVM St. Cecilia St. Albert the Great St. Martin of Tours PJP II St. Martha Others

19 5 25 5 17 15 7 6 1 3 2 4 4 3 2 0 12

56% 71% 86% 45% 77% 63% 88% 24% 4% 13% 11% N/A 29% 12% 29% -

23 8 22 6 16 9 1 17 4 1 2 9 2 3 0 4 34

ENROLLMENT


SINGLE SEX SCHOOL OPTION

Students are choosing a single sex school over the school in closest proximity: SCHOOL

CLASS OF 2012

CLASS OF 2015

OL Calvary St. Jerome St. Cecilia St. Katherine

3 18 0 12

1 25 4 6

CLASS OF 2016 COMMITTED 4 23 9 17

ENROLLMENT


PA INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION (PIAA) RANKING Current PIAA Classification: (based on each school’s Freshman, Sophomore, Junior enrollment ONLY) SCHOOL Ryan O’Hara Little Flower St. Hubert Shanahan Hallahan Carroll Wood Pope John Paul II Prendergast Lansdale Catholic McDevitt Neumann/Goretti Conwell/Egan West Catholic

FEMALE ENROLLMENT 641 599 551 502 456 422 395 379 314 284 276 226 209 191 152

St. Hubert is classified as having the 4th largest female enrollment of 14 Diocesan high schools by the PIAA

ENROLLMENT


RETENTION AND COMPETITION Retention The retention of students at St. Hubert from Junior to Senior year at 98% consistently exceeds the Diocesan average. The retention of other classes often exceeds the average. In 2010-2011, all of St. Hubert retention averages exceeded Diocesan averages.

St. Hubert is more than competitive… Academically Athletically Extracurricularly Geographically The one area where we have been less competitive is financially…

ENROLLMENT


FINANCIAL VIABILITY


DEFICIT CORRECTION

Blue Ribbon Commission report claims St. Hubert has a total accumulated deficit of $624,480 from 2006-2011. St. Hubert’s actual net accumulated deficit: $543,099 Less capital expenditures: ($155,258) Our actual accumulated operating deficit is: $387,841

FINANCIAL VIABILITY


CAPITAL PROJECTS - REVISED COST ESTIMATES Based on the October 2011 presentation to the St. Hubert Advisory Board on the cost estimates of capital improvements, Tony Massa, of Massa Construction, performed a series of building inspections and provided revised estimates: Site General Parking Lot Concrete Apron

OCE Estimate $70,000.00 $8,750.00

Revised Estimate Would be donated in kind by Anderson Construction Would be donated in kind by Anderson Construction

BUILDING EXTERIOR Site General Masonry Repairs Gym Roof Replacement Exterior Door Replacement

OCE Estimate $20,000.00 $200,000.00 $62,500.00

Revised Estimate $5,000.00 Palmer Restoration 2015/2016 issue (Capital Campaign opportunityl) Inspected - deemed unnecessary by Palmer Restoration

BUILDING INTERIOR Site General Door Hardware

OCE Estimate $110,500.00

Revised Estimate $55,000.00 - Massa Construction

Elevator Replacement

$159,000.00

Based on email from Dave Magee dated 1/20/12 "the elevator replacement should be fully funded by insurance"

Boiler Issue

$200,000.00

2013/2014 issue (Capital Campaign opportunity) Boiler inspected by Freedom HVAC

OCE Estimate $271,750.00

Revised Estimate ( as of 1/25/12) $60,000.00

IMMEDIATE COSTS

FUTURE COST (2013-2016) $400,000.00

Out year capital appeal projects (Boiler & Gym Roof)

FINANCIAL VIABILITY


FUNDRAISING EFFORTS Upon our appeal announcement, St. Hubert Advisory Board and Alumnae Association embarked on an aggressive fundraising campaign which has generated $684,725 in the past ten days, with significant additional support pledged when the appeal is granted.

FINANCIAL VIABILITY


THE WILL TO SUCCEED “Adversity often brings out the best in men and women. We must respond to challenging times with faith, vision, and the will to succeed because the Catholic school’s mission is vital to the future of our young people, our nation, and most especially our Church.” --“Renewing Our Commitment to Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools in the Third Millennium” A Statement of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops

FINANCIAL VIABILITY


FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITY

This extraordinary fundraising campaign demonstrates the tremendous untapped capacity that exists within the community of alumnae, friends, and supporters of St. Hubert

Currently, the school raises $475,000 from annual giving, tuition assistance appeals, special events, etc.

Moving forward, the major goal of Advisory Board will be to capitalize on this momentum and raise between $900,000 and $1.2 million annually

FINANCIAL VIABILITY


FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITY

Funds raised will be divided to these categories: 

Operating costs (to offset possible future deficits)

Tuition assistance (to augment recruitment efforts)

Capital costs (to maintain and enhance facilities)

The Board will also work towards establishing an endowment for the school

FINANCIAL VIABILITY


FUNDRAISING PLAN Next steps: 

St. Hubert Advisory Board would support and fund the reopening of the Office of Institutional Advancement which has been unstaffed since 2010.

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The Advisory Board will be reformed to become more aggressive, engaged and proactive regarding school operations and advancement. Also, the Board membership will be augmented to include a diverse range of talents and resources.

FINANCIAL VIABILITY


FUNDRAISING PLAN 

High-functioning committees will be formed including:   

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Finance Fundraising Enrollment/Marketing Nominating Academic Technology Facilities Spirituality Parents

The St. Hubert Alumnae Association will be charged with Alumnae stewardship through events and reunions.

FINANCIAL VIABILITY


EARNED REVENUE OPPORTUNITIES 

Currently, St. Hubert has only one significant earned revenue opportunity in its facility rental agreement with Community College. In the future, we would aggressively pursue other possible facility rental opportunities For example- the former Franciscan Convent, currently used as an Alumnae House, at 4,000 square feet, is underutilized. Some alternative uses for this building which could produce revenue include: 

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Early childhood education facility Doctor’s office Counseling center Small business hub Retreat house

FINANCIAL VIABILITY


CATHOLIC EDUCATION: OUR PRIMARY MISSION

“The Catholic community is encouraged at every level to support the work of our Catholic elementary and secondary schools, keeping them available and accessible to as many parents as possible. Therefore, we the Catholic bishops of the United States strongly encourage clergy and laity to market and support Catholic schools as one of our church’s primary missions.” --“Renewing Our Commitment to Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools in the Third Millennium” A Statement of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops


70 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE

THANK YOU

St. Hubert Appeal presentation  

St. Hubert Catholic High School for Girls Appeal presentation that was presented on January 25, 2012.