St. Vincent Ferrer School

810 George Bush Blvd
Delray Beach, FL 33483-0334
     Tel: (561)278-3868
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 245 students
St. Vincent Ferrer School was constructed in the spring of 1955 and opened in September with our first six grades.
The Sisters of Mercy came from Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland to staff the school and are still present today to enrich the lives of our students and staff.
Our campus consists of 15 classrooms, an extensive media center, modern science lab, well-equipped music room, a state of the art computer lab and an advanced art program.
We also have a full facility gymnasium as well as a stage and theatrical department.
Our sports programs provide our students with various avenues to pursue their physical growth and success.
St. Vincent Ferrer campus hosts private tennis courts, basketball courts, along with vast fields for various other sports activities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Programs Supported McKay Provider
Year Founded 1955

Student Body

Total Students 245 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade St. Vincent Ferrer School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 75%
Average Class Size 20 students
Advanced Courses Honors Algebra  
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Casual & Formal Used for Mass)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,100
Tuition Notes We have a very generous sibling discount along with financial aide available to parishioners. We are also StepUpForStudent scholarship providers as well as accept VPK voucher for PK 4 program.
% on Financial Aid 10%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,000
Acceptance Rate 75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mrs. Brenda Gentile

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Flag FootballLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Irish dance, Karate, Tennis, Twirling Irish dance, Karate, Tennis, Twirling,

School Notes:

St. Vincent Ferrer School was constructed in the spring of 1955 and opened in September with our first six grades. The Sisters of Mercy came from Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland to staff the school and are still present today to enrich the lives of our students and staff. Our campus consists of 15 classrooms, an extensive media center, modern science lab, well-equipped music room, a state of the art computer lab and an advanced art program. We also have a full facility gymnasium as well as a stage and theatrical department. Our sports programs provide our students with various avenues to pursue their physical growth and success. St. Vincent Ferrer campus hosts private tennis courts, basketball courts, along with vast fields for various other sports activities.

Profile last updated: 08/01/2013

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The nearest high school is American Heritage School - Boca/Delray (5.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Trinity Lutheran School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Trinity Lutheran School (0.6 miles away)
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