St. Cecilia Elementary School

1186 Newfield Ave
Stamford, CT 06905-0690
     Tel: (203)322-6505
Grades: PK - 5 | 295 students
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At St. Cecilia, a school for children in pre-kindergarten through grade five, our mission is fostering the growth of lifelong learners who strive for academic excellence within a loving, Christian community.
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At St. Cecilia, we work as partners with our parents, the first teachers of their children.
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Together we establish a safe environment for our children where we share the joy of their growth - body, mind and spirit.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 5
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild dyslexiz, mild learning differences
Year Founded 1955
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2009

Student Body

Total Students 295 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 21%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade St. Cecilia Elementary School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 95%
Average Class Size 21 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,250
Tuition Notes There are two levels of tuition--a reduced rate is offered for families attending a Catholic church within the Diocese of Bridgeport. Financial Aid is available.
% on Financial Aid 18%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mrs. Nancy Mitchell


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club Chess Club Drama Club Foreign Language Movie Makers Photography Art Club Chess Club Drama Club Foreign Language Movie Makers Photography,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Trinity Catholic High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Trinity Catholic Middle (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is King & Low-heywood Thomas School (0.6 miles away)
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  • StamfordTrinity Catholic Middle
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  • StamfordTrinity Catholic High School
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    926 Newfield Ave
    StamfordCT 06905
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    0.5 mi | 426 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • StamfordKing & Low-heywood Thomas School
    1450 Newfield Ave
    StamfordCT 06905
    0.6 mi | 664 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • StamfordGrace Christian School
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    StamfordCT 06905
    1 mi | 34 students | Gr. PK-5                      
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    StamfordCT 06906
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The average private school tuition in Fairfield County, CT is $10,999 for elementary schools and $21,620 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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