Holy Comforter Episcopal School Inc

2001 Fleischmann Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32308-0323
Tel: (850)383-1007
Grades: PK-8 | 576 students
Holy Comforter Episcopal School believes each child is a unique creation of God.
Our mission is to nourish the spirit, challenge the mind, and strengthen the body in a Christian environment, encouraging each child to achieve his or her maximum potential as a contributing member of society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1955

Student Body

Total Students 576 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade Holy Comforter Episcopal School Inc Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size 20 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Standardized Dress/Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 30 / rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition for 2015-2016 ranged by grade from $6,400 - $10,995
% on Financial Aid
18%
Admissions Director Nena Martinez
Admissions Associate Cheryl Derstine, Registrar

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Certamen - Latin, Flag Football, Interact Club, Intramural Sports for 3rd - 5th Graders, Lego League Robotics, Lower School Student Council, Musical Theater - Middle School, National Junior Honor Society, Skeet Shooting Flag Football, Interact Club, Skeet Shooting, Certamen - Latin,
Intramural Sports for 3rd - 5th Graders,
Lego League Robotics,
Lower School Student Council,
Musical Theater - Middle School,
National Junior Honor Society,

School Notes

  •  HCES has a long history of academic excellence by offering an enriched learning environment based on Christian principles enhancing the mind, body and spirit of all of our students. At HCES we strive to instill habits and attitudes conducive to academic achievement, responsible behavior, positive nurturing relationships, respect for others and maturity. Our goal is to educate the whole child.
  • All students in grades PK-3 through 5th grade study Spanish. In Middle School, foreign language is a core class, students choosing between French, Latin, and Spanish.
  • Students 5th grade and below receive instruction from Specialist teachers in Physical Education, Art, Music, Spanish, STEM  (Science, Technology, Enginering and Math), and from the Media Specialist. Students in K - 8th grade also have access to a Maker Space which includes two 3D printers!
  • Technology is integrated into instruction beginning in preschool. We are a one-to-one school in Kindergarten - 5th grade, providing an I-Pad or Macbook for every student. In Middle School, we are BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) made possible by the use of Google Docs.
  • The Middle School Rotating Block Schedule allows for a longer time per class with more time for application and higher level thinking skills.
  • The Middle School offers High School credit for classes in Foreign Language, Mathematics and Physical Education/Health.

Profile last updated: 10/15/2015

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When my wife and I first visited Holy Comforter I said, "I can't imagine sending my children anywhere else." Six years later I feel exactly the same way. Holy Comforter is exceptional academically and has a uniquely caring and inviting atmosphere. I am continually amazed by the capabilities and commitment of their faculty and administration.
- Posted by Parent, 05/17/16
A wonderful school to send your kids to.
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