St. Therese Catholic School

1200 Kenton Street,
Aurora, CO, 80010-0800
Tel: (303)364-7494
Grades: PK - 8 | 192 students
St. Therese School's purpose is to help form the whole person spiritually, socially, culturally, and intellectually according to Christ's example as found in the gospel.
In a faith filled atmosphere, the message of Christ takes priority and becomes integral to all areas of school activity.
Our goal is to provide the Catholic church and the world with servant leaders immersed in the gospel values lived by Christ; our secondary goal is to provide a quality education for all students in our care.
All the members of St. Therese School proclaim the "Good News" of Christ to our children by teaching Christian values and serving God, the church, and the community through prayerful reflection, traditional academic and social skills, and by nurturing the development of the total child.
We believe in offering the best opportunities to all of our students while fostering a well-balanced and multi-cultural environment.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
North Central Accreditation
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported mild to moderate l.d.
Year Founded 1956

Student Body

Total Students 192 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 62%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade St. Therese Catholic School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 18 students
Advanced Courses Algebra I for 8th Graders  
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Navy Blue Docker Pants and School Polo Shirt and Plaid Dresses)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,750
Tuition Notes Please visit the school website for the current tuition cost.
% on Financial Aid 80%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mrs. Margaret Oliver
Admissions Associate Joan O'Toole


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Extended Care, Homework Club, Speech, Yearbook Extended Care, Homework Club, Speech, Yearbook,

School Notes:

  • Needed items for registration: Grade Reports, Test Scores, Health Info, and Sacramental Records, if obtained.

  • Profile last updated: 03/16/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cedar Wood Christian Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Mark's Preschool And Kindergarten (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Mark's Preschool And Kindergarten (0.8 miles away)
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  • Aurora St. Mark's Preschool And Kindergarten
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    Aurora , CO , 80011
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    0.8  mi  |  62  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
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    1005 Yosemite Street
    Denver , CO , 80230
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  • Aurora Cedar Wood Christian Academy
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    Po Box 111389
    Aurora , CO , 80042
    Coed  (Christian)
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    Aurora , CO , 80011
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  • Denver Bishop Machebeuf High School
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  • Recommended March 21, 2013 - Great Catholic education with strong academic program, a nurturing community, and good spiritual growth through the faith!. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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