St. William Of York Catholic School

3130 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Stafford, VA 22554-0225
     Tel: (540)659-5207
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 193 students
Welcome to St. William of York Catholic School!  We are a preschool through eighth grade parish school in the Arlington Diocese, located in historic Stafford, Virginia, where America’s first Catholics settled and President George Washington spent his childhood.We invite you to come and see why our bishop calls Catholic education “the greatest gift parents can give their children” and why our pastor calls his school the “jewel of the parish.”  Our inspiring teachers and dedicated staff are ready to welcome your family and work with you in providing your children with a solid, integral Catholic formation, a time-tested foundation for a truly happy and fruitful life here and eternal happiness hereafter.Our wonderful school parents are ready to help you feel at home as welcome members of a vibrant, joyful school family, a community life rooted in Gospel charity, an authentic Catholic culture that has created a warm unity between our school and parish families.
Our close proximity to the Quantico Marine Corps Base facilitates that special bond we admire in our numerous military families.We hope you enjoy perusing our website for a glimpse of who we are and how we go about our mission of genuine Catholic education, a mission rooted in sound Catholic philosophy that shapes both our academic content and our methods of teaching primary, elementary, and middle school children.  We hope our website moves you to embrace with us the rich heritage of the Catholic educational tradition and see St. William of York Catholic School as the school of choice for your kids.  God bless.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1992

Student Body

Total Students 193 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(School required uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Frank Nicely, Principal
Admissions Associate Barbara Keenan

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringSoccer,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Band, Choir, Engineering for Kids, FIAT, Running Club, Safety Patrol, School Newspaper, Student Council, Yearbook Art Club, Band, Choir, FIAT, Running Club, Safety Patrol, Yearbook, Engineering for Kids,
School Newspaper,
Student Council,

School Notes:

St. William of York Catholic School is proud to be part of a timeless tradition of Catholic integral formation, an educational mission to form the whole child, intellectually, spiritually, morally, and physically.Our dedicated and inspiring teachers and I understand what all parents want for their children:  to learn and embrace their faith, to excel in academics to the best of their abilities, to be challenged to think clearly and communicate effectively, to develop wholesome friendships, to grow in virtue and a sense of service, to discern their unique vocations in life, and to be prepared for the challenges of adult life in the 21st Century.As we share the same hopes and dreams of every parent, our academic programs and priorities are geared toward the maximum intellectual and moral growth of every child.   Our students are on a joyful yet rigorous and age-appropriate pathway of learning, a path always and everywhere imbued with the truth of why God made us and guided by the reality of how He made us.We are excited at St. William of York to be part of a growing wave of enthusiasm and renewed commitment to the Church’s educational tradition that is spreading across our great nation, a refreshing movement that seems to create enrollment waiting lists wherever it blossoms, and an encouraging trend and sure sign of optimism for our young people, our future leaders, who are indeed the “hope of the Church.”

Profile last updated: 04/22/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Grace Preparatory School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Colonial Academy (1.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Stafford KinderCare (1.4 miles away)
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  • StaffordStafford KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    318 Garrisonville Road
    StaffordVA 22554
    (540)659-3344
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    1.4 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • StaffordColonial Academy
      (Baptist)
    2726 Jefferson Davis Highway
    StaffordVA 22554
    (540)659-1810
      (Baptist)
    1.4 mi | 84 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • StaffordThe Merit School Of Stafford
    664 Garrisonville Road
    StaffordVA 22554
    (540)659-5290
    2.7 mi | 64 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • StaffordGrace Preparatory School
    Special Program Emphasis  (Christian)
    2202 Jefferson Davis Hwy
    StaffordVA 22554
    (540)657-4500
    Special Program Emphasis  (Christian)
    3.2 mi | 121 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • StaffordFredericksburg Christian School Stafford Campus
      (Christian)
    101 Shepherds Way
    StaffordVA 22556
    (540)659-1279
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    3.8 mi | 149 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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