St. Patrick Elementary School

640 N Calumet Rd,
Chesterton, IN, 46304-0463
Tel: (219)926-1707
Grades: PK - 8 | 287 students
St. Patrick Catholic School seeks to develop the whole child spiritually, morally, intellectually, emotionally, and physically.
Through the cooperative efforts of our pastor, Fr.
Meade, faculty, parents, and students we strive to promote an atmosphere in which our students may grow as responsible, compassionate Christians.
Through our curriculum we endeavor to help each student develop his or her intellectual potential as well as form personal values and improve physical health.
We expect an attitude of respect in students for themselves and others.
Our goal at St. Patrick Preschool is to provide a creative, relaxed, and stimulating atmosphere where young children can work, play, and discover.
We strive to develop in the young child the ability to know him or herself, and thus provide the groundwork for each child to develop a positive self-image and become a happy, well-adjusted individual.
Through a supportive, loving, and Christian environment, we hope to nurture an enthusiasm for the learning and love of God in each child.
St. Patrick School serves students in preschool through grade eight.
We are dedicated to providing quality education within a caring, Christian, family atmosphere.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 287 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade St. Patrick Elementary School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 46%
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khakis and polos, various colors. Skirts and jumpers also allowed for the girls. )

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes See website or contact the office for more details.
% on Financial Aid 4%
Admissions Director Richard Rupcich, Dean of Students
Admissions Associate Lynne Herr


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBasketballCross Country,
SoccerTrack and Field,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Fairhaven Baptist Academy (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairhaven Baptist Academy (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Fairhaven Baptist Academy (1.2 miles away)
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