St. Clare School

716 Myrth Ave
Essex, MD 21221-0212
Tel: (410)687-7787
Grades: K-9 | 180 students
St. Clare School is an extension of the Catholic Church whose purpose is to teach and exemplify Catholic morals and values.
An emphasis is placed on developing self-worth, personal responsibility, self-discipline and respect for life.
Students are empowered to live the Gospel message thus developing an understanding of membership in the community of family, church and society.
St. Clare School's academic purpose is to educate the whole child with a multi-cultural approach of both functional and active learning.
Our faculty builds a solid foundation for students to succeed in higher education utilizing both content and process orientations.
By implementing specific goals, students are challenged to use their knowledge as power in their lives.
St. Clare School strives to educate each individual in our faith and other areas of learning as a preparation for active membership in Church and society; provide opportunities for witness and service; guide students in a deep respect and appreciation of God, self, and neighbor; and to provide an opportunity for creative and critical thinking, in an environment integrating the child's eagerness to learn with the necessity to acquire basic skills upon which to build future learning.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-9

Student Body

Total Students 180 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade St. Clare School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Stephens Christian Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Clement Mary Hofbauer School (2.3 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Essex
    St. Stephens Christian Academy
    (African Methodist Episcopal)
    Grades: K-4 | 71 students
    0.9 miles
    1525 Old Eastern Ave
    Essex, MD 21221
  • Essex
    Grades: 9-12 | 186 students
    1.2 miles
    1706 Old Eastern Avenue
    Essex, MD 21221
  • Essex
    Grades: K-9 | 368 students
    1.2 miles
    1702 Old Eastern Ave
    Essex, MD 21221
  • Baltimore
    Grades: PK-8 | 346 students
    2.3 miles
    1216 Chesaco Ave
    Baltimore, MD 21237
  • Rosedale
    Grades: PK-12 | 311 students
    2.4 miles
    9202 Philadelphia Rd
    Rosedale, MD 21237

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