St. Barnabas Catholic School

Tel: (317)881-7422
Grades: PK-8 | 532 students
Saint Barnabas students grow with the knowledge that the past has meaning for them as they are nurtured to shape the present and the future.The mission of our faculty and staff is to prepare our students in prayer to learn, lead, and serve.St. Barnabas Catholic School, located in Indianapolis, Indiana, is built on a foundation of Catholic faith and strong scholastic expectations, offering a balance of outstanding academic instruction and religious formation. St. Barnabas' excellence in education is a result of its solid commitment to exemplary teaching and cooperative partnership with parents.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Education Association
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder
Year Founded 1965
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1994

Student Body

Total Students 532 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade St. Barnabas Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki or navy pants, maroon, white or navy polos)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,700
Tuition Notes Participating parishioner rate is $1200 per student. Others pay $4700 for first child, $7200 for 2 children.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Debbie Perkins


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes

  • St. Barnabas School educates 530 students in grades PreK-8.  St. Barnabas School has been recognized as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the United States Department of Education and as a Four Star School by the state of Indiana.  St. Barnabas' excellence in education is a result of its strong commitment to Catholic education, exemplary teaching by its dedicated staff, and cooperative partnership with parents in meeting the needs of its students.

Profile last updated: 09/16/2015

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