St. Catherine School

8524 8th Ave Ne,
Seattle, WA, 98115-0981
Tel: (206)525-0581
Saint Catherine School in North Seattle is a preschool through eighth grade Catholic parish school.
Our mission as a Catholic school is to prepare and graduate students who show competence, conscience, and compassion as children of God by using their minds well, acting justly and serving the needs of others.
The formation of our students is best accomplished in a community of faith in which parents are the primary educators of their children, and teachers and parish ministers work together to support and encourage student learning.
We are committed to providing a nurturing, student-centered learning environment in which students develop and utilize critical thinking and core academic skills in a challenging, experiential curriculum.
We value the development of the whole person by providing opportunities for intellectual, physical, social, emotional, and spiritual growth and by fostering an appreciation for a life full of learning.
We encourage all our students to achieve their full potential as active learners and contributing members of their community.
We are committed to the moral development of our students and the formation of their consciences by teaching the values and traditions of our faith.
We seek to instill in students an awareness of social and global issues, a sense of responsibility for all of creation, an appreciation of all cultures and faiths, and a commitment to justice.
We are committed to forming students as followers of Jesus through liturgical participation, classroom instruction, and service opportunities.
We will guide students to see the needs of others, to respect the dignity of each person, to be inclusive of all, and to value diversity.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 9
Year Founded 1941

Student Body

Total Students 270 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 21%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade St. Catherine School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 26 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,870
Tuition Notes $3870-$5870

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dartmoor School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Perkins School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Fairview Christian School (0.4 miles away)
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  • Seattle The Perkins School
    (Nonsectarians)
    9005 Roosevelt Way NE
    Seattle , WA , 98115
    (206)526-8217
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.3  mi  |  85  students  |  Gr.  K-5
  • Seattle
    Fairview Christian School
    (Church of God)
    844 Ne 78th Street
    Seattle , WA , 98115
    (206)526-0762
    (Church of God)
    0.4  mi  |  78  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Seattle
    Dartmoor School
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    9618 Roosevelt Way NE
    Seattle , WA , 98115
    (425)957-9862
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    0.6  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  1-12
  • Seattle
    Brightmont Academy
    (Nonsectarians)
    9750 3rd Avenue NE, Suite 102
    Seattle , WA , 98115
    (206)284-2300
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.7  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  3-12
  • Seattle
    Billings Middle School
    (Nonsectarians)
    7217 Woodlawn Ave Ne
    Seattle , WA , 98115
    (206)547-4614
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.7  mi  |  110  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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