SS. Simon & Jude Cathedral School

6351 N 27th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85017-0850
Tel: (602)242-1299
Grades: PK-8 | 467 students
SS. Simon & Jude School's new Our Lady of Loreto Center (opened in September 2010) houses a full-size gymnasium, performing arts stage, E.L. Weigand Science Lab, and 6-8th grade classrooms.
SS. Simon & Jude School's new Our Lady of Loreto Center (opened in September 2010) houses a full-size gymnasium, performing arts stage, E.L. Weigand Science Lab, and 6-8th grade classrooms.
Inspired by the Loreto Sisters who founded our school in 1954, our mission is to promote intellectual and spiritual growth by providing a quality Catholic education in a safe, compassionate environment, challenging all to live according to the Gospel in a constantly changing world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1954

Student Body

Total Students 467 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade SS. Simon & Jude Cathedral School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniforms )

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,000
Tuition Notes There are multi-child discounts for parishioners.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Diane Stein
Admissions Associate Eileen DeMaio


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
SoftballTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Aerospace Team, Altar Serving, Annual Musical, Band, Cathedral Children's Choir, Chess Club, Irish Dance, Peer Mentoring, Scouting, Student Council & Student Ambassadors Aerospace Team, Altar Serving, Annual Musical, Band, Chess Club, Irish Dance, Peer Mentoring, Scouting, Cathedral Children's Choir,
Student Council & Student Ambassadors,

School Notes

  • We, the Catholic educators of Ss. Simon and Jude School, recognize parents as the primary educators in the formation and education of their children. We will work in partnership with parents to build upon this foundation. We believe in our God-given mission to facilitate the growth of each child in this faith community as a whole person, with responsibilities to God, the global community, and all creation. We strive to provide each student with the opportunity to acquire a personal relationship with Jesus in an atmosphere alive with the Spirit of God. Believing in the uniqueness and dignity of each individual, we encourage each student to develop a strong, positive self-image by providing and expecting a Christian atmosphere characterized by understanding, respect, and acceptance of all people. We also believe every child is capable of developing moral values and self-discipline skills. We emphasize the importance of individual potential, academic achievement, intellectual, and aesthetic growth. We are committed to teach and model behavior which will enable our students to develop the skills to become self-disciplined, reflective, discerning Catholic Christians. We will assist in the formation of children as they grow in Freedom, Sincerity, Truthfulness, and Justice. We hope our students will find God in each life experience and go into the future embracing the honor and service of God. Our mission is to promote the intellectual and spiritual growth of each child by providing quality Catholic education in a safe, caring environment. Ss. Simon and Jude School, in partnership with the parents, strives for academic excellence and instills moral values. We teach self-discipline, build self-esteem, and develop the unique qualities of our students, challenging them to live according to the gospel in a constantly changing world.
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