Holy Comforter Episcopal School Inc

2001 Fleischmann Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32308-0323
     Tel: (850)383-1007
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 561 students
Holy Comforter Episcopal School believes each child is a unique creation of God.
Our mission is to nourish the spirit, challenge the mind, and strengthen the body in a Christian environment, encouraging each child to achieve his or her maximum potential as a contributing member of society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1955

Student Body

Total Students 561 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 19%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Holy Comforter Episcopal School Inc Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 56%
Average Class Size 20 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition for 2013-2014 ranged by grade from $6,150 - $10,065
% on Financial Aid 18%
Admissions Director Nena Martinez
Admissions Associate Cheryl Derstine, Registrar

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Certamen - Latin, Lego League Robotics, Musical Theater - Middle School, National Junior Honor Society, Student Council Certamen - Latin,
Lego League Robotics,
Musical Theater - Middle School,
National Junior Honor Society,
Student Council,

School Notes:

  •  HCES has a long history of academic excellence by offering an enriched learning environment based on Christian principles enhancing the mind, body and spirit of all of our students. At HCES we strive to instill habits and attitudes conducive to academic achievement, responsible behavior, positive nurturing relationships, respect for others and maturity. Our goal is to educate the whole child.
  • All students in grades PK-3 through 4th grade study Spanish.  In 5th grade students spend time exploring Spanish, Latin and French.  In Middle School, all students study at least one foreign language.
  • Students 5th grade and below receive instruction from Specialist teachers in Physical Education, Art, Music, Spanish, STEM  (Science, Technology, Enginering and Math)
  • Technology is integrated into instruction beginning in Kindergarten. There are currently over 300 lap-top computers and 78 mobile devices on campus, with a one-to-one laptop program for 7th and 8th graders.
  • The Middle School Rotating Block Schedule allows for a longer time per class with more time for application and higher level thinking skills.

Profile last updated: 09/12/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Woodland Hall Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Learning Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Celebration Baptist Kinderschool (2.8 miles away)
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School Reviews

6 months ago
A wonderful school to send your kids to.
- Posted by Parent
1 year ago
When my wife and I first visited Holy Comforter I said, "I can''t imagine sending my children anywhere else." Six years later I feel exactly the same way. Holy Comforter is exceptional academically and has a uniquely caring and inviting atmosphere. I am continually amazed by the capabilities and commitment of their faculty and administration.
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