St. Patrick School

122 West Street
Portland, MI 48875-0488
     Tel: (517)647-7551
Grades: NS - 12 | 410 students
St. Patrick School has been providing an enriching Catholic education for children in grades first through eight for almost 100 years and through grade twelve for over 50 years.
We are committed to providing a learning environment for all students to develop in mind, body and spirit.
At St. Patrick, students experience a challenging curriculum integrated with Catholic values that prepare them for a changing world.
Our curriculum meets Diocesan, State, and National Standards and is designed to prepare students for higher learning.
College preparatory classes, a new computer lab, and Internet access in all classrooms complement the core curriculum.
Students in all grades participate in daily prayer, weekly liturgies, and service projects that help build their spirituality and character.
At St. Patrick, all students experience an optimum student to teacher ratio, which promotes a strong environment for learning.
At Portland St. Patrick we strive to make excellence our standard.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Year Founded 1906

Student Body

Total Students 410 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 4%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade St. Patrick School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 23 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
Average ACT score 22

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,600
Tuition Notes High school students pay an additional $400.00 and there is a 50 registration fee for all students
Acceptance Rate 99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mr. Randy Hodge


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ionia Nazarene Christian School (10 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Joseph Elementary School (6.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Peter Lutheran School (11.2 miles away)
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  • PewamoSt Joseph Elementary School
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    PewamoMI 48873
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  • WestphaliaSt Mary Elementary School
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    209 N Westphalia St Box 270
    WestphaliaMI 48894
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  • IoniaIonia Nazarene Christian School
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    83 E Tuttle Rd
    IoniaMI 48846
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    10 mi | 15 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • Saint JohnsSt Peter Lutheran School
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    8990 Church Rd
    Saint JohnsMI 48879
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