Ave Maria Catholic School

9056 East Parker Rd,
Parker, CO, 80138-0801
Tel: (720)842-5400
Grades: PK - 8 | 527 students
Ave Maria Catholic School is, proudly and uniquely, a part of 6% of Core Knowledge schools that are parochial.
AMCS recognizes the importance and value of a strong core curriculum that is built grade by grade.
As a Friend of Core Knowledge, Ave Maria Catholic School will continue to develop a foundation for students to learn in an environment that is "coherent, cumulative, and content-specific" while fostering positive individual growth, self-discipline, and responsible involvement in school and community.
We will strive to have each student build a lasting relationship with God so that upon leaving, our students will possess a passion for learning, open minds, and the ability to adapt to a diverse and changing world.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Programs Supported Offer Student Services
Year Founded 2000

Student Body

Total Students 527 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 5%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Ave Maria Catholic School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 40%
Average Class Size 24 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,995
% on Financial Aid 7%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate 98%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
SoftballVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Boy/Girl Scouts, MathCounts Club, Spelling Club, Student Council Spelling Club, Boy/Girl Scouts,
MathCounts Club,
Student Council,

School Notes:

    • Faith education for students entering Preschool through 8th grade
    • Traditional school year
    • Accredited through NCEA/AdvancEd, a nationally renowned school evaluation organization
    • Certified and caring faculty and staff with over 250 years experience
    • Core Knowledge Curriculum and rigorous academics; ranks in the top 20% of all schools nationwide in ITBS scores
    • Low student-to-teacher ratio
    • Competitive sports programs through CSAL (Catholic Schools Athletic League of Denver)
    • Extra-curricular clubs and activities; MathCounts, Student Council, Spelling Club, Boy/Girl Scouts.
    • Art, Music, P.E., Rosetta Stone Spanish Enrichment Program, and "State of the Art" Technology including SMART Boards in the classrooms
    • 95 % of graduates accepted in their "first choice" high school
    • Financial Aid and Student Services available
    • Voted "Best of the Best" school in Parker for 2011 and 2012
    • Named Top 100 Workplaces in Colorado by the Denver Post in 2012

    Profile last updated: 01/17/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lutheran High School-parker (4.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Parker Montessori Educational Institute (2.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Primrose School Of Parker (2.9 miles away)
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