St. Ambrose Elementary School

6310 Jason Street
Hyattsville, MD 20785-0207
Tel: (301)773-0223
Grades: PK-8 | 224 students
The fundamental reason for the existence of Saint Ambrose School is Jesus Christ, Our Lord.
Our school shares with the Church community and with society the responsibility of forming all in the likeness of Christ.
Through our educational mission, we proclaim, witness, and spread the Word of God.
We accomplish our educational mission while providing our students with the opportunity to grow in the faith to which they were initiated at the time of their Baptism.
Through knowledge of God, our students come to an understanding of their relationship to the whole People of God and to their individual parish communities.
Through examination of the meaning and implications of Christian commitment and example, our students come to understand their responsibilities to the Church and to society.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 224 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade St. Ambrose Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, CYO Sports - Cheerleading, Basketball, Track, Baseball, Soccer, Choir, Martial Arts (add'l cost), Safety Patrols, Student Council, Yearbook Band, Choir, Safety Patrols, Yearbook, CYO Sports - Cheerleading, Basketball, Track, Baseball, Soccer,
Martial Arts (add'l cost),
Student Council,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Elizabeth Seton High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kingdom Christian Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is New Hope Academy (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hyattsville
    Grades: K-8 | 14 students
    0.4 miles
    6312 Old Landover Rd
    Hyattsville, MD 20785
  • Bladensburg
    Elizabeth Seton High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 570 students
    1.2 miles
    5715 Emerson Street
    Bladensburg, MD 20710
  • Hyattsville
    Grades: PK-12 | 263 students
    1.3 miles
    7009 Varnum Street
    Hyattsville, MD 20784
  • Hyattsville
    St. Mary's School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 207 students
    1.5 miles
    7207 Annapolis Road
    Hyattsville, MD 20784
  • Hyattsville
    Grades: PK-12 | 337 students
    1.6 miles
    6801 Sheriff Road
    Hyattsville, MD 20785

School Reviews

St. Ambrose is an excellent school. My children have thrived while attending. They both have a very strong sense of self and pride about their school. I highly recommend St. Ambrose.
- Posted by Parent, 03/11/13

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