St. Patrick School

87 Marsh Drive,
Carlisle, PA, 17015-0170
Tel: (717)249-4826
Grades: PK - 8 | 287 students

Saint Patrick School was founded in 1947 and is an elementary school under the guidance of the Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg and the pastor of Saint Patrick Parish.

Our school serves students in pre-kindergarten through the eighth grade from the Saint Patrick Parish, as well as students from outside the parish.  All faiths are welcome.

Saint Patrick School exists to develop the spiritual, intellectual, creative, and physical needs of students, thus preparing them to meet the challenges of modern life.

The beliefs and traditions of the Catholic faith provide the foundation for a child-sensitive school environment.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1947

Student Body

Total Students 287 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 6%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade St. Patrick School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 17 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Saint Patrick students wear uniforms consisting of blue pants, white shirts, belts and school shoes for boys. Jumpers, white shirts, skirts, and school shoes for girls.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Scholarships available for qualified applicants. Please contact the admissions office for more information
Admissions Director Mr. Ricman Fly, Principal

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Altar Servers, Band, Brownies and Girl Scouts, Buildology Club, Chess Club, Choir, Cub/Boy Scouts, Drama, Geography Bee, Math Counts, Peer mediation, Prayer partners, Quiz Bowl, Student Council, T.V. Studio, Technology Club, Triple Trio, Yearbook Altar Servers, Band, Chess Club, Choir, Cub/Boy Scouts, Drama, Geography Bee, Math Counts, Peer mediation, Quiz Bowl, T.V. Studio, Triple Trio, Yearbook, Brownies and Girl Scouts,
Buildology Club,
Prayer partners,
Student Council,
Technology Club,

School Notes:

    Highlights
    • Full Day Kindergarten
    • Promotes Catholic Faith and Values
    • National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
    • Middle States Accreditation
    • Dedicated Certified Teachers
    • Spanish and French instruction for all grades
    • Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Yough-designation
    • Scored in the top 7% nationally on the 2013 Iowa Tests of Basic Skills
    • Wide Variety of Extracurricular Activities
    • Community Oriented & supportive climate
    • Before and after school program available
    • Support services available IAW Act 89

    Profile last updated: 09/04/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Carlisle Christian Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carlisle Christian Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Joseph School (10.7 miles away)
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  • Recommended September 07, 2013 - The promise of another great year at SPS! We wouldn''t send our kids (7th and 8th grade) anywhere else. ...we know that when our kids leave this school they won''t just be ready for high school, they will be ready to excel there. - Posted by Parent

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