St. Philip The Apostle School

5414 Henderson Way
Suitland, MD 20746-0911
Tel: (301)423-4740
Grades: PK-8 | 269 students
More than an education... Lessons that last a lifetime
More than an education... Lessons that last a lifetime
Our mission at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic School is to promote the development of the whole child in a Catholic community.
Using a variety of approaches, we provide tools for spiritual growth and intellectual advancement.
Students are encouraged to share their talents and blessings with everyone they encounter.
This mission is enhanced by parental support of our school and students.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 269 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade St. Philip The Apostle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes:

  • St. Philip the Apostle Catholic School opened on September 19, 1960, with approximately 90 students in grades 1 and 2.  Classes were held in LaReine High School.  In September 1962, the present building was occupied and the school expanded through grade 6. By September 1964, the building was completed and grades 7 and 8 were opened.
  • Kindergarten opened in September 1986.  As enrollment grew, a new wing was completed in 1996 for grades 6, 7, and 8. The pre-kindergarten four-year-old program began in September of 1997.  The pre-kindergarten three-year-old program opened in September of 2007.
  • In 2010-2011 St. Philip School celebrated 50 golden years of teaching hearts and minds. We work with parents to promote the development of the whole child in a faith-filled community. We offer a well-rounded program that provides opportunities for spiritual growth and academic success for all and encourages students to share their talents and gifts with those in need.

Profile last updated: 04/27/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is From The Heart Christian School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New Chapel Christian Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Corkran Methodist Preschool & Kindergarten (1.6 miles away)
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