St. Alphonsus Parish School

5816 15th Ave NW,
Seattle, WA, 98107-0981
Tel: (206)782-4363
Grades: PK - 8 | 220 students
St. Alphonsus Parish School is an accredited Catholic School which welcomes families of all backgrounds.
Founded in Ballard in 1907, the school provides an excellent education from preschool through eighth grade by developing the whole student in a caring environment enriched by the faith of the Church and commitment of families.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia and other reading difficulties. Offers MSL class.
Year Founded 1907

Student Body

Total Students 220 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 24%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade St. Alphonsus Parish School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 17 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(School uniform for K-8 students)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 18 / rolling
Tuition Notes Please refer to our website for current tuition rates.
Admissions Director Jennifer Chamberlain
Admissions Associate Tricia Bently

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Chess Club, Children's Church Choir, Homework Club, Lego Club, Middle School Drama Program, Science Club, Ski Bus Band, Chess Club, Homework Club, Lego Club, Science Club, Ski Bus, Children's Church Choir,
Middle School Drama Program,

School Notes:

  • We invite you to learn more about St. Alphonsus Parish School and its unique programs: *Catholic Montessori Preschool, *Single-gender Middle School, *Multi-Sensory Language (MSL) Program, *Nurturing elementary school, *Active school community promoted by our Parents' Club. To learn more and receive an Information Packet, visit the school at our Open House or schedule an individual tour. Contact information is available through our website.
  • Profile last updated: 04/10/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bishop Blanchet High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Matheia School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori Garden (1.2 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended April 12, 2013 - This is our second year at St. Al''s, and we are extremely pleased with the school. Our kids are challenged academically and thriving socially. The school staff is amazing; they care so much about the "whole student," and appreciate each child''s unique gifts and abilities. LOVE the single-gender middle school. Great concept! - Posted by Parent

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