St. Clare School

716 Myrth Ave,
Essex, MD, 21221-0212
Tel: (410)687-7787
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 12%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Stephens Christian Academy (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Rosedale Baptist School (2.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Essex St. Stephens Christian Academy
    (African Methodist Episcopal)
    1525 Old Eastern Ave
    Essex , MD , 21221
    (443)772-3447
    (African Methodist Episcopal)
    0.9  mi  |  91  students  |  Gr.  K-4
  • Essex
    Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1702 Old Eastern Ave
    Essex , MD , 21221
    (410)686-0859
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.3  mi  |  368  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Essex
    Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel High School
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    1706 Old Eastern Avenue
    Essex , MD , 21221
    (410)686-1023
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    1.3  mi  |  186  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Rosedale St. Clement Mary Hofbauer School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1216 Chesaco Ave
    Rosedale , MD , 21237
    (410)686-3316
    (Roman Catholic)
    2.2  mi  |  295  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Rosedale
    Rosedale Baptist School
    (Baptist)
    9202 Philadelphia Rd
    Rosedale , MD , 21237
    (410)687-6844
    (Baptist)
    2.3  mi  |  211  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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