Saint Paul the Apostle School

720 S. Floyd Road
Richardson, TX 75080-0750
Tel: (972)235-3263
Grades: PK-8 | 321 students
Saint Paul the Apostle School has served the Dallas community for multiple generations.
One thing that hasn't changed during that time is our simple focus: to nurture our children spiritually, academically, and socially as members of our Catholic community.
The mission of Saint Paul the Apostle School is to proclaim the gospel message, to build community, and to educate to service.
Within the school community, the priests, staff, parents, and students experience what it means to live a life of prayer, community, and personal responsibility.
The philosophy of Saint Paul the Apostle School states that the school shares the responsibility with the parents for the religious, intellectual, moral, physical, esthetic and social formation of children.
It is the fundamental goal of Saint Paul the Apostle School to assist the families to develop values, so that the children may apply Christian principles to all facets of their lives.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Texas Catholic Conference Education Department
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild to Moderate Learning Differences and Dyslexia services
Year Founded 1957

Student Body

Total Students 321 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade Saint Paul the Apostle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 22 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,000
Tuition Notes Discounts for multiple children, differentiated rates for Catholic parishioners, financial aid available.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Darbie Safford


Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is North Dallas Adventist Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tzu Chi Great Love Preschool And Kindergarten (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Tzu Chi Great Love Preschool And Kindergarten (0.6 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Richardson
    Grades: PK-KG | 21 students
    0.6 miles
    534 W Belt Line Rd
    Richardson, TX 75080
  • Richardson
    North Dallas Adventist Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: PK-12 | 190 students
    0.8 miles
    302 Centennial Blvd
    Richardson, TX 75081
  • Richardson
    Grades: K-1 | 109 students
    0.9 miles
    1200 W Spring Valley Rd
    Richardson, TX 75080
  • Richardson
    I A N T Qur'anic Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Islamic)
    Grades: K-12 | 218 students
    0.9 miles
    840 Abrams Rd
    Richardson, TX 75081
  • Richardson
    Peace Academy
    Grades: K-9 | 104 students
    0.9 miles
    331 E Polk St
    Richardson, TX 75081

School Reviews

Great school. Low ratios, excellent teachers and staff. Very friendly.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
Thanks for inviting me and my family out to the football field on Sunday, we had an amazing time.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
St. Paul was such a wonderful experience for me. They emphasize family involvement, which has led to a great community overall. Great education at a reasonable price. What more could you want?
- Posted by Parent, 07/09/12

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