St. Raphael School

7301 Bass Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55428-0554
Tel: (763)504-9450
Grades: PK - 8 | 219 students
St. Raphael's School is a fully accredited Catholic school for students in Pre-K thru 8th grade.
St. Raphael's program begins with Pre-K and continues through 8th grade.
We are an accredited school offering a curriculum approved by the archdiocese.
We stress the fundamental skills necessary for quality writing, comprehensive reading, and sound mathematics.
In addition to the fundamentals, our students receive weekly Spanish instruction, computer lab, and much more.
The students and staff participate in spiritual activities including daily religion class, prayer, and weekly mass.
Local faith-based and public high schools agree that St. Raphael's students are academically and socially well prepared for entering high school.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Middle School Association
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1953

Student Body

Total Students 219 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade St. Raphael School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 58%
Average Class Size 20 students

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $3,280
Average Financial Aid Grant $600
Admissions Associate Mary Kay Qualseth

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringSoccer,
SoftballVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Fall Musical Fall Musical,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Maranatha Christian Academy (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Evergreen Montessori (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Holy Trinity Lutheran School (1.8 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Minneapolis
    Evergreen Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: K | 29 students
    1.1 miles
    6700 46th Pl N
    Minneapolis, MN 55428
    (763)535-3553
    1.1K
    29
  • Minneapolis
    Holy Trinity Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: NS-8 | 79 students
    1.8 miles
    4240 Gettysburg Ave N
    Minneapolis, MN 55428
    (763)533-0600
    1.8NS-8
    79
  • Plymouth
    Step By Step Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-KG | 130 students
    1.8 miles
    4355 Highway 169 N
    Plymouth, MN 55442
    (763)557-6555
    1.8PK-KG
    130
  • Minneapolis
    Grades: K-8 | 250 students
    2.6 miles
    4050 Hubbard Ave N
    Minneapolis, MN 55422
    (763)537-1329
    2.6K-8
    250
  • Brooklyn Center
    Grades: PK-8 | 240 students
    2.7 miles
    7031 Halifax Ave N
    Brooklyn Center, MN 55429
    (763)561-5101
    2.7PK-8
    240

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Could This Happen To My Child?
August 30, 2015
Scandals in private school are bound to raise questions for those of us thinking about sending our children to private school. Regardless of how sensational these scandals may appear, they are actually few and far between.
Vouchers aka Tax Credits and Scholarship Funds
August 09, 2015
Voucher programs have gained a lot of traction since 1989 when the first voucher program appeared in Milwaukee. We look at how things are playing out in 2015.
Why Would I Want to....
July 12, 2015
Many parents tend to dismiss the idea of sending their children to private school without exploring it in depth. We explore this and several more related subjects.
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Minneapolis, MN is $5,331 for elementary schools and $11,843 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Minneapolis, MN is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).