St Augustin Catholic School

Tel: (515)279-5947
Grades: PK - 8 | 275 students
St. Augustin Catholic School is a Nationally recognized Blue Ribbon School by the US Dept of Education.
St. Augustin School has been educating students since 1923.
Today the enrollment is approximately 300 students, Pre-K through 8, and the commitment the Sisters of St. Dominic made to academic excellence in a catholic environment has not changed throughout the years.
St Augustin School strives to provide a program of Catholic religious studies and experiences while offering a second to none academic program which challenges students of all levels to excellence and fosters a life long love of learning.
Saint Augustin Catholic School is committed to the stardards for excellence in education we have set over generations.
We continue to be not only a superb school for academia, but a leader in the field for providing strong guidance, spiritual development and the discipline neccessary for our students to succeed in high school, college and well beyond.
The skills our students acquire in these early years of education inspire a life-long passion for learning and teach them to set expectations for themselves intellectually as well as fostering individuals to become caring, responsible and compassion members of our community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1923
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2004

Student Body

Total Students 275 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 11%
Students by Grade St Augustin Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 75%
Average Class Size 26 students

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $2,600
Tuition Notes A reduction for multiple children
% on Financial Aid 10%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,300

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Football, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFootball,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Mock Trial, Speech Paradigm, Musical Mock Trial, Musical, Speech Paradigm,

School Notes:

St. Augustin Catholic School. National Blue Ribbon School, has been educating students since 1923. Today the enrollment is approximately 300 students, Pre-K through 8, and the commitment the sisters of St. Dominic made to academic excellence in a catholic environment has not changed throughout the years. St Augustin School strives to provide a program of Catholic religious studies and experiences while offering a second to none academic program which challenges students of all levels to excellence and fosters a life long love of learning. Saint Augustin Catholic School is committed to the stardards for excellence in education we have set over generations. We continue to be not only a superb school for academia, but a leader in the field for providing strong guidance, spiritual development and the discipline neccessary for our students to succeed in high school, college and well beyond. The skills our students acquire in these early years of education inspire a life-long passion for learning and teach them to set expectations for themselves intellectually as well as fostering individuals to become caring, responsible and compassion members of our community. Come visit us and see what we have to offer! Small classes and a ratio of 12 to one!

Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dowling Catholic High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bergman Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bergman Academy (0.6 miles away)
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    Bergman Academy
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    Grades: PK-8 | 120 students
    0.6 miles
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    Des Moines, IA 50312
    (515)274-0453
    0.6PK-8
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  • Des Moines
    Grades: PK-7 | 164 students
    0.6 miles
    100 45th St
    Des Moines, IA 50312
    (515)374-0453
    0.6PK-7
    164
  • Des Moines
    St Theresa School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 329 students
    1.6 miles
    5810 Carpenter Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50311
    (515)277-0178
    1.6PK-8
    329
  • West Des Moines
    Grades: NS-7 | 114 students
    1.6 miles
    1119 5th St
    West Des Moines, IA 50265
    (515)255-0220
    1.6NS-7
    114
  • Des Moines
    Mount Olive Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: K-9 | 78 students
    2.1 miles
    5625 Franklin Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50310
    (515)277-0247
    2.1K-9
    78

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