St Charles Borromeo School

7112 S 12th St
Tacoma, WA 98465-0984
Tel: (253)564-5185
Grades: PK-8 | 532 students
Inspired by Christ, our common vision at St. Charles is to prepare students to be responsible individuals with traditional Catholic values and a life-long love of learning.
As a ministry of St. Charles Borromeo Parish, we provide opportunities for academic and spiritual growth within a secure and supportive environment in partnership with parents, parish, and community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1959

Student Body

Total Students 532 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade St Charles Borromeo School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 28 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,780
Tuition Notes In-parish and out-of-parish rates apply. Scholarships available.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Dan Hill
Admissions Associate Joyce C Rousseau


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Club, Coding Club Chess Club, Coding Club,

School Notes:

  • A tradition of 50-years of academic excellence within a faith-filled, caring environment with a Church-home-school partnership. The school and faculty have received many awards for excellence, community service, and student achievement. The school is within the top 5% of all schools nationally

Profile last updated: 09/10/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Covenant High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori In Motion (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is North Tacoma KinderCare (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tacoma
    North Tacoma KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 23 students
    0.5 miles
    635 South Mildred Street
    Tacoma, WA 98465
  • Tacoma
    Montessori In Motion
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-6 | 62 students
    1 miles
    7323 27th St W
    Tacoma, WA 98466
  • Tacoma
    Covenant High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 103 students
    1.2 miles
    620 South Shirley Street
    Tacoma, WA 98465
  • Tacoma
    Raggaedy Ann & Andy Learning
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 32 students
    2.1 miles
    7924 40th St W
    Tacoma, WA 98466
  • Tacoma
    Hope School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 5-11 | 5 students
    2.2 miles
    5124 N 31st St
    Tacoma, WA 98407

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