St. Bernards Elementary School

254 Summer Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420-0142
Tel: (978)342-1948
Grades: PK-8 | 232 students
St. Bernard's Elementary School, founded by the Sisters of the Presentation in 1886, for the purpose of educating all God's children, continues today as a Roman Catholic Parochial School carrying on the sisters' motto of "Deeds not Words".
St. Bernard's provides education for grades Pre-K through 8.
In a partnership among teachers, students and parents we pursue excellence in education and emphasize dignity, individuality, responsibility and respect.
Together we strive to discover and strengthen our faith and gifts from God.
St. Bernard's is committed to educating and developing in each of its students a love of God, self, family, home, country and the world at large.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools (NAPCIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported yes
Year Founded 1886

Student Body

Total Students 232 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade St. Bernards Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Number of AP Courses 10 courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,150
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Sr. Pauline Leblanc


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Field Hockey, Flag Football, SnowboardingBasketballCheering,
DanceField Hockey,
Flag FootballSnowboarding,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Competetive Sports:, Drama Club Drama Club, Competetive Sports:,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is St Bernards Central Catholic High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Anthony School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Anthony School (0.6 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fitchburg
    Grades: 9-12 | 285 students
    0.3 miles
    45 Harvard St
    Fitchburg, MA 01420
  • Fitchburg
    St. Anthony School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 231 students
    0.6 miles
    123 Salem Street
    Fitchburg, MA 01420
  • Fitchburg
    Teen Challenge Twin City Girls' Academy
    All-girls  | Alternative School (Christian)
    Grades: 8-11 | 6 students
    0.8 miles
    53 Highland Ave
    Fitchburg, MA 01420
  • Fitchburg
    Grades: 7-12 | 32 students
    1 miles
    171 South St
    Fitchburg, MA 01420
  • Leominster
    Grades: PK-3 | 16 students
    1.7 miles
    24 Norwood Avenue
    Leominster, MA 01453

School Reviews

Excellent well rounded school. We of education from Early Childhood through eight grade. My son went to this school and has excelled in his first year of high school. I feel he has an advantage because of the academic excellence that was provided to him.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15

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The average private school tuition in Worcester County, MA is $7,076 for elementary schools and $31,667 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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